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NOPD officers building bridges with residents during monthly anti-crime walks

Across New Orleans Wednesday night police officers hit the streets not to investigate crimes, but to build relationships with a crime reduction initiative that is building bridges between officers and citizens.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:16:00 GMT

Canada PM: Soldier slain 'in cold blood'

First a soldier guarding a hallowed war memorial was gunned down in Canada's capital. Then shots erupted in the halls of the country's Parliament minutes later.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:09:53 GMT

Rapist convicted in another rape months after being released from prison

A man who spent 25 years in jail on a rape conviction, was convicted in another rape that he was arrested in after three months of being a free man, officials said.

Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:53:27 GMT

Teacher accused in student sex investigation may not be in court Thursday as scheduled

A St. Charles teacher, accused of having sex with a student, may not be in court as scheduled Thursday.

Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:34:52 GMT

NOPD: Man found dead with gunshot wound in Lakeview home

New Orleans police began investigating a fatal shooting in Lakeview on Wednesday afternoon.

Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:43:15 GMT

Most of French Quarter building crumbles after Tuesday's partial collapse on Royal Street

A building in the French Quarter that partially collapsed earlier this week came completely down Wednesday afternoon.

Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:42:59 GMT

Woman found dead after shots fired in area of Seventh Ward

Crime scene detectives are canvassing an area of the Seventh Ward after a woman was found dead from gunshot wounds.

Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:42:28 GMT

Belle Chasse students accused of illegally possessing, distributing Adderall at school

Two Belle Chasse eighth graders were taken into custody this week accused of bringing prescription drugs to school.

Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:37:39 GMT

Four Orleans Parish Prison inmates accused of attacking, stabbing another inmate

Four men being held at the Orleans Parish Prison face additional charges this week after allegedly attacking another man with a knife.

Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:09:00 GMT

Mayor Landrieu advises Detroit leaders of lessons learned in New Orleans

Mayor Mitch Landrieu welcomed a delegation from the City of Detroit and regional business, civic and philanthropic leaders from the Detroit Regional Chamber on a "lessons learned" tour in New Orleans.

Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:51:56 GMT