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Defender Picks



July 7th

School Dance

Gasa Gasa, 9p.m.

Philly soul synth



Blue Nile, 10p.m.

Part of the intimate and experimental Open Ears series


Crescent City Farmers Market

Broadway Street, 9a.m.-1p.m.

Uptown edition of the city's prime local market


Treme Brass Band

d.b.a, 9p.m.

The 6th Ward's brass band saunters over to Frenchmen


Crime Bits

Jan 1- 7: Shot for Pot, Ideal Mart Robbed, Graffiti Arrest

In this week's rundown of wrongdoing, there was a shooting in the 9th Ward, a man was robbed in the Riverbend, and the Ideal Mart in Mid-City was held up. Read on for more crime bits. 

Cyclist Killed on Elysian

A male cyclist is dead, the victim of a Monday (7.06) night hit and run in the Marigny, according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).

New Orleans Cop Charged With Hiding Evidence Before Boys Allegedly Shot Officer Holloway

Answers to the questions surrounding the shooting death of Officer Daryle Holloway are beginning to emerge. On Monday (7.06). New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Officer Wardell Johnson was placed on emergency suspension and arrested. He is accused of hiding evidence during the initial arrest of Travis Boys. Boys allegedly shot Holloway hours later.

Busted Down on Bourbon Street

Fourth of July weekend passed without any violent crime in the Quarter. Howeve, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) did arrest one 18-year-old on Bourbon for carrying a gun and some weed.

Teenager Wanted for Botched Daylight Mugging on Freret

Crime struck the new Freret in broad daylight this week. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are on the hunt for a teenaged suspect (pictured) accused of attempting to mug a man in the afternoon.

Woman Dies After Being Hit By Pickup

Fourth of July weekend began with tragedy for one New Orleanian. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is reporting that a 33-year-old woman was killed early on Saturday (7.04) morning after being hit by a car in Mid City.

Mid City Mother Missing

The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) will be spending part of their holiday weekend looking for another missing person. 52-year-old Jessie Jackson is missing from Mid City and the police are asking for the public’s help in the search.

NOPD Search for Man Accused of Raping Seven-Year-Old

The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are searching for a man accused of molesting a seven-year-old girl. Police say that the young victim was sexually assaulted on Wednesday (7.01).

Taxi Cab Agression

Canal Street moves pretty slow during rush hour. On Thursday (7.02), the congestion got even worse when a man allegedly stole a cab and then drove it into several other cars in an attempt to flee the police.

Another Man Dead After Shooting in the East

The area around Morrison Road in the West Lake/New Orleans East area has become an epicenter of violent crime in the last few years. The trend continued on Thursday (7.02) when the victim of another shooting in the neighborhood died.

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