New Orleans city officials want to connect the Lafitte Greenway through downtown along Poydras Street, and a private foundation has promised to extend its eye-catching sculpture exhibition along the new segment.
Two teen boys were arrested Friday night after a robbery on Grand Route St. John, and a woman was robbed of her vehicle at gunpoint a few hours later on Hennessey Street, New Orleans police said.
An occupied two-story home on North Dupre Street in Faubourg St. John caught fire overnight, but no one was hurt and several dogs were rescued, authorities said.
A man was shot to death Saturday night at a gas station on Airline Highway, New Orleans police said.
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A car crashed into the Endymion parade crowd at Orleans and Carrollton avenues on Saturday evening, critically injuring at least a dozen people, New Orleans police said.