According to the New Orleans Police Department, an officer was shot Thursday evening at the Shell Gas Station in the 3300 block of Tulane Ave. NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson stated that the shooting occurred around 9:16 p.m. The officer, who has been with the NOPD for three years and was assigned to the first district, […]
Multiple media sources are reporting that one person has been arrested in connection with three fires at historically black churches in St. Landry Parish. The suspect, 21-year-old Holden Matthews is the son of St. Landry Parish sheriff’s deputy Roy Matthews. According to St. Landry Sherrif Bobby Guidroz, deputy Matthews brought his son to a […]
On Monday, April 8, 2019, the ACLU of Louisiana filed a lawsuit challenging the 2018 arrest of environmental activist Luke Fontana.
NOPD announced a 46-percent drop in murders, a 17 percent drop in non-fatal shootings, and an 8 percent drop in armed robberies so far in 2019.
42-year-old Melvin Davis has been arrested on charges including human trafficking after his alleged 16-year-old victim escaped.
The U.S. government has been tracking, targeting, and detaining journalists who closely covered a large migrant caravan that made its way from Central America to the U.S.-Mexico border near the end of 2018. Early this month an NBC investigation uncovered documents showing that the U.S. government created a database to track journalists, activists, and social […]
In February 2018, Homeland Security officials reported a 50 percent increase in the number of human trafficking cases in New Orleans over the previous year.
Avery’s lawyer won his motion to appeal on Monday and will have his case re-examined by a Wisconsin circuit court.
On Wednesday, the ACLU of Louisiana together with the Southern Poverty Law Center is suing the City of New Orleans on behalf of a Louisiana public defender. The lawsuit has been filed as a result of the City’s refusal to respond to public records requests asking for the locations of the city’s more than 400 […]
On Monday afternoon, Mayor LaToya Cantrell issued a statement regarding the shootout between police and a robbery suspect in the downtown area.
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