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1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd (11:00 AM- 9:00 PM)
The Holy Trinity Cathedral is inviting Grecophiles of all ages out to Bayou St. John for goat burgers, traditional music and dancing, and regional libations
Zephyr Field (2:00 PM)
New Orleans baseball against the Omaha Storm Chasers
NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden (5:00 PM)
The NOLA Project presents this festive comedy that pits two of Shakespeare's most beloved characters in a war of words and wits
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf Den (10:00PM)
Weekly gig from some of the city’s best in brass
Joe Krown feat. Russell Batiste and Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Maple Leaf (10:30PM)
Weekly gig on Oak with Krown on the organ, Washington firing up the guitar strings, and Batiste on the drums.
Zephyr Field (1:00 PM)
New Orleans baseball against the Omaha Storm Chasers
The Healing Center (7:00 PM)
The French Alliance’s Cine-Club screens a French romantic film with English Subtitles
Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00 PM)
King James & the Special Men
Charmaine Neville Band
New Orleans Jazz Vipers
Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes
NOPD: Mystery Device Near WWII Museum was Fireworks
The mystery device found Wednesday night near the World War II museum was designed for an explosion, but not the kind that the bomb squad is designed to protect against, according to NOPD. According to spokesman officer Garry Flot, the device that shut down the streets in the area is supposed to produce a pyrotechnic display
Authorities Gang Up on 110ers, Indict 15
Authorities returned an indictment against New Orleans gang members that they called the largest and most sweeping in the city's history, District Attorney Leon Cannizzarro said this morning. The 51-count indictment was filed yesterday against 15 members of the 110ers gang, which included those responsible for the murder of 5-year-old Briana Allen at a Central City birthday party in May, 2012, Cannizzaro said.
Suspicious Device Probed Near World War II Museum (UPDATED)
Updated 5.9.13 10:20 a.m.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating an unknown device that was deemed suspicious in the Warehouse District. The device was found on the side of the National World War II Museum, near the corner of Calliope St. and Magazine St.
CBD, Esplanade Ave. Robbery Suspects on the Loose (VIDEO)
A pair of early week armed robberies on opposite edges of the French Quarter have NOPD searching for suspects. In one incident, a man was forced to empty his pockets on Esplanade. In another that was caught on video, a man was robbed while sitting in his car in the CBD.
Cabbie in Custody for Uptown Rape
The presence of GPS and security cameras in cabs led detectives to the arrest of a taxi driver who allegedly raped a woman Uptown last week, police said Tuesday. Officers nabbed Yellow Cab driver Sohail Khan, 40, in the 3200 block of D'Hemecourt Street for a sexual assault that occurred last week in the Uptown university area.
CBD Rape, French Quarter Armed Robbery (Updated)
Two men are wanted for a rape and kidnapping that occurred Monday morning, May 5, at 3:34am, according to reports. The victim was approached in the 700-block of Camp, near Girod in the CBD. Police have released composite sketches from the victim’s descriptions of the attackers. Another man was booked for an armed robbery that occurred early this morning in the French Quarter.
Monday Morning Murder on the I-10
Bullets flew on the I-10 in the early morning hours of Monday. In the end, one man was dead and another man was injured in an incident that apparently involved two separate cars, New Orleans police said. About 2:55 a.m., police received a call about multiple shots fired on the interstate in the westbound direction near the Metairie Road exit.
Mid-City Streetcar Stop Robbery Suspect Sketched
NOPD released a sketch of the man who they believe robbed two people while waiting for the streetcar on Canal St. this week. About 11:30 p.m. Monday, a 27-year-old man and woman aged 22 and 24 were waiting at at the streetcar stop at the intersection of Canal and N. Lopez Sts., when a man approached with his right hand in his pocket.
Cab Driver Wanted for Rape, Student Assaulted on School Bus (UPDATE)
Police are investigating two sexual assault cases that occurred this week. Early this morning, a cab driver raped a passenger in his car, according to reports. The suspect has not been identified, and police released a composite sketch from the victim’s description of her attacker. NOPD is also investigating the sexual assault of a 16-year-old school bus passenger.
Michoud Mayhem: Woman Dead, Bus Carrying Students Swamped After Crash
Chaos on the I-10 left a charter bus full of students in the swamp, and the driver of a car dead on Thursday morning. After 10 a.m., a woman driving a Honda Accord eastbound on Interstate 10 near the Michoud Boulevard lost control of her car as it began to hydroplane, according to New Orleans police. The car then crossed the median.
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