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Rachel Breunlin & Bruce
Gerald French & the Original Tuxedo Brass Band
Luke Winslow King,
Alvin Youngblood Hart
Dear White People
Jyl Benson and Sam Hanna
Pelicans v. Pistons
Mardi Gras Mambo: Car Chase in the Treme
The Quarter and parade routes are flooded with every sort of law enforcement imaginable, but that does not mean that the rest of the city is unwatched. Two cops on their beat made a drug bust by the Man Chu intersection where Esplanade Avenue meets North Claiborne on Sunday (2.15) evening.
Knife Fight Ends With Gunfire at UNO
By Ashley Larsen
One former UNO student learned an old lesson this week. Don't bring a knife to a gunfight. A University of New Orleans (UNO) campus police officer fired his sidearm at a former student after being attacked with a knife on Thursday (1.08).
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.
Crime Bits: Teen's Trombone Taken, St. Roch Guns Trashed
Updated 1:45 p.m.
An Algiers teen had his horn stolen Thursday night after a robber opened fire. Meanwhile, a trio of St. Roch gunmen trashed their guns and tried to run from police. Elsewhere, a pair of suspects were nabbed in connection with a Hollygrove homicide. Details in Crime Bits:
Uptown Crime: Bat-Toting Robbers Strike 3 Times, Magazine St. Muggers Sought
A terrible trio carrying a baseball bat pulled off three consecutive robberies in the Lower Garden District Wednesday night, according to police. One of the victims was taken to the hospital in serious condition after being hit in the head with the bat, while one of the assailants was arrested, police said.
Robber Leaves iPhone in Stolen Car, Calls NOPD
A robber scored himself a new ride in New Orleans East, but ended up in jail because he called the police in an attempt to con them into returning the iPhone he left in the stolen car. Darrin Faciane, 20, allegedly held up two people and stole a car Friday morning in the 7900 block of Haney Drive. Later, Faciane called NOPD playing the victim after he realized he left his phone behind when he ditched the car.
Two Guns Seized in 1 Week at MSY
Security agents at Louis Armstrong International Airport are quickly amassing a killer handgun collection. The second gun in a week was seized from a carry-on bag on Friday, said Transportation Security Administration spokesman Jonathan Allen said this week.
NOPD Tracks Stolen iPhones to Three-Peat Thief
One iPhone wasn't enough for one teenage robber on Wednesday night, and he ultimately fell victim to the Clould. A 15-year-old man who allegedly wielded a gun in robberies in the French Quarter, on Frenchmen Street and in the Marigny on Wednesday was arrested after stolen smartphones were traced to his location. Cops caught up with the teen in the 5300 block of Urquhart St., which is in the Lower 9th Ward, hours after the robbery rampage began at about 7:30 p.m., according to police.
LSU Student Fires Gun at Her Mother in New Orleans: 2 Arrests Made
An LSU student made a surprise visit home to New Orleans at the end of the weekend, but it wasn't to do laundry. Nicole Lea Boover, 19, allegedly drew a gun and fired shots at her mother on Sunday morning while at her home in Mid-City, according to officials. Boover's mother was not injured in the incident. A few hours after the shots rang out, police received a call from Boover's stepfather, alerting them of the incident. Boover was on her way back to Baton Rouge with "male companion" Nathan Yuhas, the stepfather said.
Crescent City Crime Bits
New Orleans Police Blotter: July 25-August 1
In this week’s rundown of rogues and robbers, car burglars hit up Lake Shore, a woman tried to run over another woman, and a robber brandished a machete. Crescent City Crime Bits brings news from the police beat, all in one place:
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,
Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson
Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall
Michael Weber, B.A.
B. E. Mintz
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