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Orleans Justice Center staff leaves their assigned post after physical altercation

Supervisors at the Orleans Justice Center walked off their post Sept. 15 after several physical altercations involving eight detainees on Thursday and Friday. The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s office said the altercation started around 2:35 p.m. that Thursday. Detainees were separated by the staff, and a weapon was confiscated. Around 8:10 p.m., detainees were seen starting…MORE

Kenner police adds a “furry” addition to their squad

The Kenner Police Department is introducing its newest, furriest four-legged officer to the team. K-9 McKaay is a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois-Shepherd mix and is trained in narcotics detection. McKaay will assist officers during search warrants and conducting narcotics investigations. McKaay’s handler says he has a fun and energetic personality and is very social, and loves…MORE

Beignet Fest is returning to New Orleans Saturday

The Beignet fest returns to New Orleans on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at New Orleans City Park. More than 80 menu options and 50 unique takes on beignets from all across Louisiana and from neighboring states like Texas and Alabama. Beignet Fest was created in 2016 to help raise awareness and funds…MORE

Tip to FBI New Orleans ends 32-year-long manhunt

New Orleans FBI agents put an end to a 32-year-long manhunt for a Louisiana man accused of murder after receiving a tip on his whereabouts.Sixty-three-year-old Greg Lawson of Ringgold, Louisiana, was arrested in Mexico this week.Authorities say the FBI first opened its search for Lawson in May 1991, after he took off before a jury…MORE

NOPD arrested suspect in fatal hit-and-run crash

The New Orleans Police Department arrested a suspect in the fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on Sept. 19 at the intersection of Franklin and Filmore avenues.NOPD arrested Bryan C. Mitchell Sr., 35, Wednesday evening.Authorities were notified around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday about a truck that matched the description of the suspect’s truck, which was located…MORE

Kim Mulkey, Theresa Weatherspoon honored with statues at Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech leaders honored some of the best athletes to play in their programs and who inspired the generations after them. Kim Mulkey and Theresa Weatherspoon were two of the six athletes who had statues unveiled at a special ceremony Thursday night. Kim Mulkey is a Tangipahoa native and the head coach of the LSU’s…MORE

Thibodaux teen shot, recovering in hospital police say

A Thibodaux teen is recovering after he was shot outside a restaurant. Thibodaux police say this happened on North Canal Boulevard near Rienzi Drive around noon Wednesday. Police say the teen was shot in the hip at a restaurant and was transported to the hospital. The teen’s injuries are not life-threatening, according to police. Right…MORE


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