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Four teens charged in fatal carjacking of 73-year-old will be tried as adults, DA says

A grand jury indicted four teenagers in the murder of 73-year-old Linda Frickey in Mid-City, District Attorney Jason Williams announced Thursday (April 28). The judge set bond at $1 million each. Frickey was dragged for blocks while caught in her seatbelt as the carjackers drove her vehicle from North Scott to North Pierce Street. The Read More…

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Search after hit-and-run at Tulane and Carrollton leads to weapons, narcotics arrest

On Monday (April 25), NOPD First District officers arrested Bryan Cabrera, 26, on narcotics and firearm charges stemming from an incident in the 4000 block of Tulane Avenue near South Carrollton Avenue. At about 2 a.m., First District officers responded to a hit-and-run accident in the 4000 block of Tulane Avenue. They located a gray Read More…

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Man stabbed to death in Tulane-Gravier area plagued by recent crimes

A man was stabbed to death Monday (April 25) in the Tulane-Gravier area near the Pontchartrain Expressway. Officers responding to a medical call found the victim, who sustained multiple stab wounds, in the 2100 block of Julia Street just before 5:30 p.m. Medical responders declared the him at the scene. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office Read More…