On Monday afternoon, Mayor LaToya Cantrell issued a statement regarding the shootout between police and a robbery suspect in the downtown area.
Nine members of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity chapter at Louisiana State University have been arrested for multiple hazing incidents. Charges against the young men include felony attempted battery, false imprisonment, felony battery, and criminal hazing. On Thursday, the university issued a statement, saying: “This type of behavior is unacceptable and at complete odds with what […]
On Thursday, the New Orleans City Council approved a resolution calling for the DA to end the practice of jailing victims.
On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on gun violence in 8 years. Since the last hearing, which was held in 2011, hundreds of people have been killed in mass shootings across the nation: Sandy Hook Elementary – 26 killed Route 91 Harvest Music Festival – 58 killed Washington Naval Yard – […]
In the three years since New Orleans made cannabis a misdemeanor, crime, and specifically homicide, dropped precipitously.
New Orleans reported a near 50-year low in the count of murders committed for 2018.
New Orleans has been awarded $2 million from the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge.
According to Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, several police officers have been shot while serving a narcotics warrant. We have had several officers shot please pray for officers on the way to the scene now more information to follow. — Chief Art Acevedo (@ArtAcevedo) January 28, 2019 Houston Police Union President Joe Gamaldi confirmed five officers […]
At the NOLA City Council meeting with a focus on short term rentals, a surprising moment occurred when former congressional candidate Belden Batiste spoke.
Shane Ferguson, son of newly appointed NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson was arrested on charges of domestic abuse battery.
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