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July 31st

Satchmo Summerfest
Old U.S. Mint, 11:45a.m.
Trad jazz fest kicks off

 

Dukes of Dixieland
Hotel Monteleone, 7p.m.
Nola “Dixieland”-style revival band

 

Future
The Saenger, 8p.m.
Famed ATL rapper

 

My Morning Jacket
Champion’s Square, 7:30p.m.
Indie rockers return

 

Light Night
Martin Wine Cellar, 6:30p.m.
A white wine affair

Suspect Sought in CBD Beatdown


The CBD Brothers Food Market (148 Carondelet Street) is a NoDef favorite for fried chicken. However, on Monday (7.13), the convenience store was the start of a fight that ended in a violent beatdown.


Civil War: Brothers Brawl on America (Street)


America was in crisis on Thursday (6.18). America Street that is. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are searching for a 19-year-old man after he allegedly assaulted his brother.


NOPD: Swarm Stabs Squatters St. Roch School


The St. Roch area has seen some serious crime over the last year, but an incident early Tuesday (5.12) morning is one of the more bizarre cases. A pair of squatters were hospitalized after allegedly being assaulted by a group of 15-20 masked men.


Domestic Defense Results in Justifiable Homicide


An ugly incident Uptown began with alleged domestic violence and ended in death Friday (4.10) night. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are classifying the death as a justifiable homicide.


Scissor Sisters: Seventh Ward Stabbing


Running with scissors is dangerous. Stabbing with scissors can be even more harmful. In the Seventh Ward, one woman is in jail after she allegedly used the scissors as a weapon instead of for arts and crafts.


Sister Act's High Speed Finale


A case of sisters fighting sisters allegedly sprung up in the East on Monday (3.10). The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are on it and made a pair of arrests.


Cold Crime


The recent temperature drop has been particularly hard on the homeless. One of NOLA's neediest suffered a particularly Dickensian disaster. He was allegedly beaten and robbed while trying to sleep in the cold by the river on Monday (2.23) night.


A Grand Theft at the GameStop


Some people can't fathom the concept of Christmas shopping, in which you pay for what you take. The NOPD are searching for two thieves who sucumbed to the stress of buying the perfect gift when they robbed a local GameStop instead. 


Man Brutally Beaten After Resisting Robbery


One man tried to stand to a pair of muggers, but paid a price. Now, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are seeking two suspects in connection with a December 10 robbery attempt that devolved into a beating.


Pedicab Pilfered, Driver Beaten


Updated 1:15p.m., 11.05.14

One pedicab driver suffered a fate far worse than a bad tip or an irate buggy driver. A routine run through the Central Business District (CBD) ended with an assault and a robbery. Adding insult to injury, the assailants also stole his trickshaw.


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Michael Martin

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Jason Raymond

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Paolo Roy

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