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Defender Picks

 

Mardi

May 24th

A$AP Ferg

Joy, 9p.m.

Harlem hip-hop Always Strives & Prospers

 

Dinner with a Curator

WW II Museum, 6:30p.m.

Besh food & Russo-Japanese War talk

 

Gregory Agid

Maison, 6:30p.m.

Clarinetist makes standards new again, weekly

 

Rebirth

Maple Leaf, 11p.m.

Grammy winning brass kings, weekly

 

Stanton Moore Trio

Snug Harbor, 8p.m.

Galactic drummer’s side project

Mercredi

May 25th

Wednesday at the Square

Lafayette Square, 6p.m.

Mia Borders plays popular outdoor series

 

Marisa Anderson

Siberia, 9p.m.

Guitar virtuoso rooted in Americana

 

Tin Men

d.b.a., 7p.m.

The world’s premiere washboard-sousaphone-guitar trio, weekly

 

Treme Brass Band

Candlelight Lounge, 9p.m.

See the legendary band on their home turf, weekly

 

Major Bacon

Banks Street Bar, 10p.m.

Blues rock in Midcity—come early for BLTs, weekly

 

New Breed Brass Band

Blue Nile, 11p.m.

Trombone Shorty proteges play funky takes on classics, weekly


  Crime

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. 


Overnight Crime Report: 7 Shot, 2 Fatally, 2 Unclassified Deaths, Rape, Mugging


The last 24 hours in NOLA were bloody. Two men died in shootings, another two expired from unknown causes, and three other people sustained non-fatal gunshot wounds according to the Major Offense Log (MOL). The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) also reported a rape and a mugging.


Rapes Reported in Bywater, CBD


The high rate of sex crimes reported over the past year continued on Friday (5.20) according to the Major Offense Log (MOL). The New Orleans Police Department logged two additional rapes yesterday.


Overnight Crime Report: Homicide, Unclassified Death, Two Rapes, Three Carjackings


Crime spiked back up on Thursday (5.19) according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). The Major Offense Log (MOL) included a fatal shooting, two rapes, an unclassified death, and three carjackings.


Overnight Crime Report: Two Muggings, Carjacking


Crime was relatively low in the last daily cycle. Only two muggings and a carjacking were included in the Major Offense Log (MOL) for Wednesday (5.18) according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).


Overnight Crime Report: Shooting, 4 Muggings, Toddler's Death


The New Orleans Police Department responded to a shooting, four muggings, and a dead toddler in the last 24 hours according to the Major Offense Log (MOL).


Overnight Crime Report: Shooting, 3 Muggings, Domestic Violence, Unclassified Death


In the last 24 hours, the New Orleans Police Department respond to two shootings, a rape, an unclassified death, three muggings, and a case of domestic violence according to the Major Offense Log for Monday (5.16).


Overnight Crime Report: Shooting, Stabbing, Thwarted Armed Robbery


The New Orleans Police Department responded to a shooting, a stabbing, and a failed armed robbery according to the Major Offense Log (MOL) for Sunday (5.16).


Overnight Crime Report: Two Unclassified Deaths, Rape, Two Cuttings


In the last 24 hours, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) responded to two unclassified deaths, a rape, and two arguments that devolved into stabbings according to the Major Offense Log (MOL) for Thursday (5.12).


Taryn Blume Developments

Curious Case Pits Cannizzaro & Star Prosecutor Against Investigator for Public Defender



Taryn Blume is having her trial delayed until August 15th with several key rulings expected before that date. Blume is a staff investigator for the Orleans Public Defender accused of impersonating an employee of the District Attorney’s Office while working on the defense of Curtis Hawthorne in 2014. She could face two years in prison if convicted.


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