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Mother calls Bienville parking lot carjacking ‘the worst and scariest experience of my life’

Erica Thompson Broussard, a Destrehan resident, was carjacked Monday while picking up her 6-year-old son, James, at Crane Rehab Center, 3923 Bienville St. Her son, ...

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Police blotter: Carjacking on Bienville, shooting on Tulane Avenue

A carjacking and a shooting were reported in Mid-City neighborhoods on Monday evening. The carjacking occurred at about 5 p.m. in the 3900 block of ...

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In overnight shootings, man killed in Canal Street parking lot, another injured in drive-by on Carrollton

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating two shootings, one of them fatal, that occurred overnight in Mid-City neighborhoods. At 12:30 a.m., NOPD First District ...

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Woman held up at gunpoint, carjacked on Orleans

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a carjacking reported Thursday night on Orleans Avenue near Gayoso Street. The victim, a 30-year-old woman, was approached ...

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Two arrested in Storyland vandalism estimated to cost more than $10,000 in repairs

Two people have been arrested in the vandalism of City Park’s historic Storyland and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The ...

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Vandals attack carousel in City Park’s Storyland

The beloved historical carousel in City Park’s Storyland has been vandalized — leaving broken windows, a damaged antique organ and rides covered with racist graffiti, ...

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Vehicles sought in armed carjacking on Jeff Davis

The NOPD is seeking to locate a stolen vehicle and a suspect vehicle in the investigation of an armed carjacking that occurred in the 700 ...

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Woman carjacked early Monday at Jeff Davis and Tulane

A woman was carjacked early Monday on Jefferson Davis Parkway at Tulane Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department reported. A 32-year-old woman was parking her ...

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Man struck with pipe and robbed on North White near Bienville

A 52-year-old man was robbed Sunday evening in Mid-City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. the victim was in the 300 block of North White ...

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Viewpoint: Proactive policing needed to combat surge in violent crime, MCC says

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist The Metropolitan Crime Commission (MCC), New Orleans’ premier criminal justice watchdog agency, is urging the New Orleans Police Department to ...

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