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Overnight Crime Report: 2 Shootings, 2 Deaths, Carjackings


Thursday (2.11) night was marred by two shootings, two deaths, and a carjacking according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD)’s Major Offense Log (MOL). 


Grandmother Booked for 3-Year-Old's Death


A 42-year-old New Orleans woman was arrested after her 3-year-old grandson was fatally shot while sharing a bed with her. Police said that the a gun under the pillow discharged, killing the child.


Reward Increased for Info on HANO Officer's Murder


On May 24, 2015, Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) Officer James Bennett, Jr. was fatally shot while patrolling a construction site in Central City. Police still have few leads in the investigation. However, the reward linked to the homicide was increased 25,000 dollars today in the hopes of kickstarting the case.


NOPD Respond to Four Deaths


The New Orleans Police Department responded to four deaths in a 24 hour span. Three of the victims were described as unclassified deaths with minimal or no suspicion of foul play according to authorities. However, the final fatality is being investigated as a homicide.


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Documentary Raises Awareness of SilenceIsViolence



Following the murder of filmmaker Helen Hill in 2007, nonprofit campaign for piece, SilenceIsViolence was founded. Now, the organization is revisiting their cinematic roots through a documentary designed to raise awareness and funds for their vital cause.


Overnight Crime Report: Six Robberies, Three Shootings


The first weekend of the new year was particularly violent in the Crescent City. The New Orleans Police Department logged three shootings (one fatal) and six armed robberies in a 24 hour period beginning on Saturday (1.02) morning. 


Fatal Shooting in Algiers


The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are investigating another homicide this morning. A 23-year-old man was fatally shot on the West Bank according to the Department.


Three Shootings Saturday Night


Violent crime showed no signs of a slowdown on Saturday (12.20) evening. Two homicides, one non-fatal shooting, and an unclassified death marred the holiday weekend according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).


Pregnant Woman, Man Killed in the East


A double murder in New Orleans East is under investigation by the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). The police stated that the victims were a 25-year-old male and a 23-year-old pregnant female. 


NOPD Investigating Fatal Stabbing


The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is investigating the “apparent stabbing death” of a 42-year-old man. The fatal incident took place on Tuesday (12.08) morning.


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Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Naimonu James, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Nina Luckman, Dead Huey Long, Alexis Manrodt, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via, Austin Yde

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Michael Weber, B.A.

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Linzi Falk

Editor Emeritus

Alexis Manrodt


B. E. Mintz


Stephen Babcock

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