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Hammond police: 19-year-old arrested after shooting woman in car

The Hammond Police Department is investigating after a woman was shot in a car Sunday night. According to police, a driver on Southwest Railroad Avenue near Old Covington Highway. Police said the victim, Tori Banks, 24, of Hammond, was taken to an area hospital, where she later died. Interactive radar: See the forecast in your…MORE

A taste of Carnival headed to troops stationed overseas

Operation We Care will be sending dozens of king cakes to troops stationed overseas during Carnival Season.Randazzo’s Camellia City Bakery in Slidell donated the tasty treats, which will then be packaged and mailed out in time for Mardi Gras.The nonprofit organization was founded in 2003 and sends monthly care packages overseas. Colleen Smith, with Operation…MORE

NOPD welcomes new recruit class amid officer shortage

On Monday, the New Orleans Police Department welcomed its latest class of recruits to the city.Mayor LaToya Cantrell and interim superintendent Michelle Woodfork greeted the 17 recruits in attendance, wishing them well as they begin six months of grueling training.The new recruit class hopes to join the NOPD as the department struggles with an officer…MORE

Antetokounmpo scores 50 for Bucks; Pelicans lose 8th in row

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 50 points and 13 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks trounced New Orleans 135-110 on Sunday, handing the Pelicans their eighth straight loss.Anteotkounmpo’s 50 points were five off the career high he set Jan. 4 in a 123-113 victory over the Washington Wizards. He shot 20 of 26 from the floor, including 3…MORE

A man was shot and killed in the Lower Garden District on Sunday

New Orleans police said a man was shot and killed Sunday night in the Lower Garden District.Just before 8:30 p.m., NOPD officers responded to calls of a man down on Constance Street and St. Andrew Street. When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive man who appeared to be shot multiple times, according to officials.He died…MORE

Young girl shot and killed in Little woods

New Orleans police are investigating a deadly shooting in Little Woods on Sunday. According to NOPD, a young girl was shot and killed at the 8000 block of Curran Boulevard. The exact age of the victim is currently unknown. The victim was declared dead at the scene. The NOPD announced an arrest had been made…MORE

NOPD: Man found shot to death in Treme

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in Treme.Investigators said around 9:15 p.m. Sunday, officers were called out to the 2000 block of Dumaine Street. Responding officers located an unresponsive man when they arrived on scene. They said he was shot an undetermined number of times.Officers pronounced the man dead at the scene.This…MORE

Authorities have found a missing 8-year-old Covington boy

The Louisiana State Police have a found a boy who was at the center of an overnight Missing Child advisory Sunday night. Jett Gremillion, 8, of Covington, was found Monday morning. State police say he was taken by his non-custodial mother, Paris Souza. Covington police say additional information will be released about the case Monday.…MORE

Authorities search for missing 8-year-old boy from Covington

Louisiana State Police have issued a Level II Endangered/Missing Child Advisory on behalf of the Covington Police Department for 8-year-old, Jett Gremillion. Police say Gremillion was last seen in the 19000 block of W. Front Street in Covington on Sunday night. They believe he was taken by his non-custodial mother, Paris Souza. Gremillion is an…MORE


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