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String of cutting incidents leads to three arrests, four hospitalizations

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – There were five separate cutting incidents reported in Orleans Parish within 24 hours at the start of this week.

Officers responded to the first two incidents within minutes of each other around 6 a.m. 287 more words


NOPD officer pulls man from sinkhole in New Orleans East

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – An NOPD officer saved a man from a sinkhole this morning in New Orleans East.

The man was doing landscape work for a nearby apartment complex when the lawnmower he was riding on was swallowed by a roughly five foot deep sinkhole near a leaking fire hydrant, according to a witness to the incident. 230 more words


NOPD looking for woman missing since New Year's Day

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The NOPD is looking for a missing woman last seen on New Year’s Day.

Lucy Heard was reported missing from the 600 block of Louisa Street on January 1, 2017. 32 more words


Man on probation for burglary busted for attempted auto burglary

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The NOPD busted a man wearing an ankle monitor for trying to break into a parked car.

NOPD Lieutenant Jennifer Dupree spotted Tirek Magee and two other men pulling on the door handles of a Toyota Rav4 on the corner of Lowerline and South Claiborne around 11:30 p.m. 150 more words


NOPD arrests three for stealing car on Bullard Avenue

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The NOPD has arrested an adult and two teenagers for stealing a car from the parking lot of a Bullard Avenue business. 123 more words


Man pistol whips woman, fires gun into ground, pulls out machete during domestic disturbance

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The NOPD arrested a man yesterday for pistol whipping a woman, firing shots into the ground, and threatening her with a machete in what has been described as a domestic disturbance. 109 more words


Two men shot, one man killed overnight in St. Claude

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – An overnight double shooting left one man dead in the St. Claude neighborhood.

Officers responded to reports of a double shooting at North Dorgenois and Feliciana Streets shortly after midnight, according to the NOPD. 97 more words