| Clear, 53 F (12 C)
| RSS | |



Arts · Politics · Crime
· Sports · Food ·
· Opinion · NOLA ·


Defender Picks


NOPD Suspends Two Cops After DWIs

There are two less cops on the streets after the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) issued a pair of emergency suspensions on Saturday (1.30). In separate incidents, a couple of cops were removed from active duty after finding themselves on the receiving end of DWI arrests according to the Department.

Motorist in East Dead After Officer Involved Shooting

What began as a traffic stop ended in death on Monday (12.14) morning. Police said that a New Orleans Police department (NOPD) officer fatally shot a motorist after receiving fire in New Orleans East.

Cop Suspended For Domestic Violence For A Second Time

One cop's disturbing history of domestic violence allegations escelated on Wednesday (10.14) night. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) that Fifth District Officer Robert Hurst was arrested yesterday in Chalmette for Simple Battery (domestic). The charge comes after a seperate domestic violence arrest last summer.

Cop Guilty of Raping 7-Year-Old

On Thursday (8.20) evening a 13 year veteran of the New Orleans Police Department was found guilty of raping a 7-year-old girl. The convict, Officer Michael Thomassie was immediately remanded to prison and suspended by the Department.

New Orleans Cop Charged With Hiding Evidence Before Boys Allegedly Shot Officer Holloway

Answers to the questions surrounding the shooting death of Officer Daryle Holloway are beginning to emerge. On Monday (7.06). New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Officer Wardell Johnson was placed on emergency suspension and arrested. He is accused of hiding evidence during the initial arrest of Travis Boys. Boys allegedly shot Holloway hours later.

NOPD Suspends Cop After Charges of Cyberstalking

The internet is not as free-wheeling as you think, kids. Even if you’re a cop. On Thursday (4.30), the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) suspended one of their own after allegations of cyberstalking emerged.

New Commander In At PIB

Since a scathing 2011 Department of Justice report, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD)’s Public Integrity Bureau (PIB) has been busy. The unit has also seen several new faces at the top. On Tuesday, the trend continued with a new Commander at PIB.

Eris Cop Suspended After Alleged Prostitution Solicitation

The New Orleans Police Department apparently has higher standards than the voters of Louisiana. Despite a local, time honored tradition of turning the other cheek to politicians and prostitutes, the NOPD has suspended one of their own for allegedly soliciting sex for pay.

Details About Detail Land Cop in Jail

In 2011, The Department of Justice (DOJ) notoriously dubbed the New Orleans Police Department’s paid detail program an “aorta of corruption.” Four years later, the NOPD is continuing to clean up the details. On Tuesday (2.24) another officer was suspended for alleged crimes linked to the system.

Crime Bits: Booze Bandits, Excessive Use of Force (Videos)

By Ashley Larsen

It’s been a tough time for the Rite Aid on the 3400 block of St. Charles Avenue. Thirsty thieves comitted two seperate robberies at the location. Elsewhere, the NOPD is dealing with some internal affairs. Officer Terrance Saulney was placed on emergency suspension after an incident involving unauthorized use of force. 

Syndicate content
Advertise With Us Here
view counter
view counter
view counter
French Market
view counter
Follow Us on Twitter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter


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


Art Director

Michael Weber, B.A.


Listings Editor

Linzi Falk

Editor Emeritus

Alexis Manrodt

B. E. Mintz

Stephen Babcock

Published Daily