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Orleans Parish Criminal District Court judges say they have scoured more than 4,000 arrest warrants and voided more than $1 million in fees for court... [Read More]
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Citing opposition from Mayor Mitch Landrieu, state Attorney General Jeff Landry has quietly abandoned his much-hyped effort to fight crime in New Orleans using a... [Read More]
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Orleans Criminal District Court Judge Byron C. Williams handed a lengthy sentence and a harsh reprimand to a man convicted of second-degree cruelty to a... [Read More]
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Parish workers, volunteers and residents throughout Louisiana's coastal parishes spent much of Wednesday stacking sandbags, piling rocks and making other preparations for the bands of... [Read More]
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Parish President Amos Cormier III said he had a fitful night tracking the progress of Tropical Storm Cindy. But by the time Wednesday morning came,... [Read More]
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A federal jury has found all five members of the Young Melph Mafia who were on trial this month guilty of at least one count. [Read More]
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For the second time in less than a week, the office of Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro announced that it will not be seeking... [Read More]
A man serving a life sentence for a decades-old killing in New Orleans was freed from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola on Friday after... [Read More]
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A rival pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to falsely pinning the Bunny Friend Park shootout on an innocent man who was in Texas at... [Read More]
Shortly before a federal jury began deciding the fate of five alleged members of the Young Melph Mafia on Wednesday, a defense attorney presented the... [Read More]
Judge Madeleine Landrieu says she will submit her resignation at the end of June, a decision that has prompted speculation that she is seeking to... [Read More]
They were just boys trying to show off for girls when they started running around the former Melpomene housing project, Jacobi Boyd testified in federal... [Read More]
She grew up with the men in the former Melpomene public housing development. She said she knew them as children and later as crack cocaine... [Read More]
A witness who saw a homeless woman stabbed to death on Saturday identified her killer to police, according to an arrest warrant. [Read More]
Corey Ladd's 5-year-old daughter held her composure through hours of his hearing in state court on Friday. But the moment a judge said he would... [Read More]
A man accused of four murders over a bloody week in New Orleans quietly pleaded guilty to reduced charges last month, the day after a... [Read More]
Wearing an orange jumpsuit and shackles, Irian "Ivory" Dorsey leaned over the witness stand Tuesday to identify Lionel "Lott" Allen as boss of the Young... [Read More]
They are often at odds in the courtroom, but Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman and the federal judge overseeing a reform plan for his troubled... [Read More]
Their ranks winnowed by guilty pleas, five alleged members of the Young Melph Mafia are set to go to trial Monday on federal racketeering charges,... [Read More]
An appeals court has tossed out the conviction of a man found guilty of raping two pre-teen siblings in New Orleans last year, after concluding... [Read More]
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