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Dimanche

May 24th

Tom Leggett

30-90, 5p.m.

New Orleans based singer songwriter jazzes up the new Frenchmen St. venue

 

Joe Krown Trio

Maple Leaf, 10p.m.

Regular show featuring the “Wolfman” and Russell Batiste

 

Geoff Clapp Organ Quartet

Snug Harbor, 8p.m.

Clapp is joined by Wessell “Warmdaddy” Anderson on alto sax

Marigny Mugging Off of Frenchmen


It’s not just the prices on Frenchmen that have escalated in the post HBO era. The area around the Street is seeing an uptick in crime. Police say that on Friday (5.23) a man was mugged just a block off the booming entertainment strip.


Hamburglar Helper: Suspects Nabbed After McD's Trip


McDonald’s may be garnering mixed press about their hipster reboot of the Hamburglar, but a purchase at McDonald’s helped the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) track down two suspects. The Eighth District now have two men in custody on charges of Armed Robbery.


Busy Time for Crime in Bywater


Rising property values did nothing to deter crime in the Bywater on Saturday (5.17) and Sunday (5.18) morning. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are investigating three crimes over a 24 hour span in the neighborhood.


Graduation Party Stickup


Graduation is often accompanied by grousing about money spent and debts incurred. The dough was a bit more poignant at a graduation party by UNO on Saturday (5.16) morning. Authorities say that one graduation fete was the scene of a stickup.


Drugstore Cowboys


Someone must have put a hat on the bed. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are hot on the trial of a duo of drugstore cowboys after the Med-Pro Pharmacy (2600 South Claiborne Avenue) was robbed. Now, authorities have released a photo of a person of interest in the crime.


Suspect Sought in Marigny Mugging


The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) have a big lead in a Marigny mugging last week. Officers are now on the hunt for 18-year-old Trevor Green who they have identified as the primary suspect in the incident.


Message in a Bottle


On Sunday (4.12) night, an accused robber in Mid City got hit in the head with the consequence of crime. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) say that a clerk with a bottle did not stop the crime, but a little justice was delivered.


Lead Pops Up in Pizza Plunder


On April 1, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) arrested a suspect in the murder of Domino’s Pizza deliveryman Michael Price. On Sunday (4.12), authorities announced that they are seeking a person of interest in the robbery of another Domino’s employee.


Brutal Crime in Lower Nine


Crime continues during Carnival. In the Lower Ninth Ward far from the parade routes, a 41 year old woman and her 21 year old roommate was the victim of a brutal robbery and assault on Friday (2.13).. The New orleans Police Department (NOPD) are now hunting three suspects.


NOPD Investigate Quarter Mugging After Good Samaritans Fail


Many residents of the Quarter have been pontificating about taking the law into their own hands. On Tuesday (1.28) night, a group of good Samaritans backed up the talk and tried to stop a mugging. Unfortunately, the accused thief was armed and the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are asking the public to help again, this time with clues.


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Contributors:

Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,

Staff Writers

Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Theatre Critic

Michael Martin

Photographers

Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

Art Director:

Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor:

B. E. Mintz

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Minced Media, Inc.

Editor Emeritus



Stephen Babcock