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Boil Water Advisory: Lower Ninth Ward


Crawfish season might be winding down, but over at the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBMO) berl season is just beginning. On Thursday (6.02), the agency issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the Lower Ninth Ward.


Possible Parish Perv Wanted By NOPD


A perv is on the loose according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). Police are hunting for a man wanted for Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile after an incident in the Lower Ninth Ward on Wednesday (10.22).


Junkyard Dog: NOPD ID's Car Theft Suspect


One man was hoping to have his car towed to the mechanic, but in the interim someone  else took the liberty of removing his vehicle—to the scrap yard. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are now hunting for 20-year-old Andre Wilson (pictured).


Cop or Not?


Do the clothes make the man? That question is up for debate, but for one man in the Lower Ninth Ward, the car makes the cop. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are looking for a pair of suspected carjackers who are accused of masquerading as police to commit their crime.


Community Rallies For Slain Domino's Driver Tonight


By Justin Lang

When tragedy befell pizza delivery driver Michael Price, his family was left in its murderous wake.  Locals quickly set about garnering aid for Price’s wife and three children so that the family would not have to face this misfortune alone. Soon after Michael Price’s murder was reported, a gofundme.com page was created by concerned local James "Jimmy" Delery. It has already accumulated over $35,000 for Price's family. Not ready to stop there, Delery also organized a fundraiser Thursday (4.09) to raise more funds for the family.


Second Dominos Driver Killed


For the second time in six months, a pizza delivery man was killed on the job. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is searching for the killer of a Dominos Pizza driver after the Tuesday (3.24) morning shooting in the Lower Ninth Ward.


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.


Altar'd State

Airlift Transforms Church for Nels Cline & Rob Cambre



St. Maurice Church in the Lower Ninth Ward has recently undergone a strange transformation. The formerly abandoned space is now home to Taylor Shepherd’s “Altarpiece” in anticipation of an upcoming Space Rites segment featuring a performance with Nels Cline of Wilco and local guitarist Rob Cambre. The altar installation is made of about 30 or so analog televisions donated by Goodwill and rewired to interpret sound. Saturday’s show marks Airlift’s second concert in collaboration with Creative Alliance of New Orleans (CANO), who now manages the property and has linked up with Prospect 3 to expose the charm of the church to the community.  


Two Shot in Car in Lower Ninth Ward


Police are looking into a double shooting late on Saturday (10.11) night in the Lower Ninth Ward. According to police, the incident is the 119th murder of the year, and the fourth in the area.


Mayor Landrieu, Chief Serpas Address 9th Ward Shooting


The mood at the dedication of the Fifth District’s new police station was less than celebratory as Mayor Landrieu addressed New Orleans’ ongoing problem with gun violence and NOPD Chief Ronal Serpas discussed the investigation into Sunday night’s drive-by shooting in the Lower Ninth Ward that killed 2 and injured 5.


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