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CrimeBits: Unclassified Deaths, Rapes, Domestic Violence, Armed Robberies

Halloween night was busy for the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). Authorities are reporting that Saturday (10.31) night and Sunday (11.01) morning, officers responded to two unclassified deaths, two rapes, a case of domestic violence, a carjacking, and two armed robberies.

Cops Question Wife After Fatal Treme Stabbing

The Treme was the scene of another fatal incident this morning, but the circumstances appear a bit different than the recent homicides and assaults in the historic neighborhood. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are investigating the deadly stabbing of a 63-year-old man in his own home.

Two Women Arrested for Domestic Violence Stabbings

Domestic violence connives to plague New Orleans and the nation. On Wednesday (10.07) night, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) arrested two women for stabbings tied to the intra-family crime.

Crime Bits: Overnight Edition

With tourist-heavy Labor Day weekend upon us, the boys in blue are stepping up their presence in the French Quarter and CBD. However, crime elsewhere does not stop. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD)’s Major Offense Log (MOL) reports that Thursday (9.04) night’s offenses featured a shooting and a cutting (both non-fatal) as well as an unclassified death.

Woman Arrested, Accused of Using Kitchen Knife to Kill Friend

The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) announced an arrest in the fatal stabbing of a 39-year-old man. Police say that Shamira Menendez is to blame in a case of a casual evening on the porch turned deadly violent.

Homeless Man Arrested After Quarter Stabbing

The French Quarter was again the setting for violent crime during daylight this morning. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) reported that one homeless man is in custody and a second is in the hospital after a stabbing on Wednesday (8.12) morning.

Assault Squared: Double Stabbing, Double Shooting

The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are investigating two sets of double assaults that occurred overnight. In Mid City two teens were shot. A few hours later, a double stabbing went down in the CBD.

Bloody Sunday in the Quarters

The Quarters were a dangerous place on Sunday (7.02) with three violent crimes spread across the Viex Carré and the Marigny. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) reported a shooting on Bourbon, a cutting on Iberville, and a mugging on Decatur.

Cutting to the Chase

Armina Mussa Talks About April Stabbing

On April 8, Armina Mussa was stabbed ten times. As the victim underwent surgeries in a battle for her life, the story exploded in the press on account of Mussa’s business partnership and friendship with Solange Knowles. Most reports at the time cited her alleged attacker’s version of the bloody incident. Mussa was in critical condition and providing a rebuttal was the least of her concerns. Last week, she sat down with NOLA Defender to set the record straight.

Man Killed in Central City Stabbing

In the early hours of Sunday (5.31) morning, a 56-year-old man was stabbed to death. The New Orleans Police Department are searching for a motive and a suspect.

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