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.
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 – […]
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