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Appeals court throws out 90-year sentence for drunken driver who killed two cyclists on Esplanade

The Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal on Wednesday (Nov. 3) tossed out the 90-year sentence for Tashonty Toney, the drunken driver who struck nine cyclists on Esplanade Avenue, killing Sharree Walls, 27, and David Hynes, 31. The Associated Press reported that the appeals court found that Criminal Court judge Laurie White failed to sufficiently Read More…

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Suspect arrested after SWAT team was called to Fairgrounds Triangle

NOPD officers have arrested Noble Thomas, 36, after a SWAT roll that occurred Monday (Oct. 18) in the Fairgrounds Triangle neighborhood. At around 10:30 a.m., First District officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 1500 block of North Dupre Street. Upon arrival, the officers were notified that Thomas fired a weapon and was Read More…