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NOPD Sgt. reigns as Goddess Nyx VI

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – One NOPD officer is taking a special trip down the Uptown parade route this year as Goddess Nyx VI.

First District administrative supervisor Sgt. 183 more words


Would-be robbers leave behind jacket, toy gun in Mid-City

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Two men who fought back against a pair of armed robbers yesterday in Mid-City ended up walking away with one of the assailant’s jackets and a toy gun used in the robbery. 104 more words


SWAT team rolls in Algiers; suspect barricaded inside home

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The NOPD’s SWAT team has converged in Algiers after a suspect barricaded himself inside a home.

The NOPD said the incident is unfolding in the 2700 block of Ramsey Drive. 12 more words


Louisiana State Police add 165 troopers for Mardi Gras, NBA All-Star Game

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The Louisiana State Police are stepping up patrols in New Orleans for the NBA All-Star Game and Mardi Gras, sending 165 additional troopers to town. 1,012 more words


Two men arrested, three guns and a bag of pot confiscated in Algiers

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – NOPD officers on patrol in Algiers chased down four men this week, resulting in two arrests and three confiscated guns.

The pair who were arrested, 30-year-old Direll McClure and 21-year-old Kirk Powell, face illegal carrying of firearms and possession of narcotics charges, according to the NOPD. 78 more words


NOPD looking for hospital waiting room cell phone thief

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The NOPD is looking for a suspect caught on surveillance video stealing a cell phone from a man sleeping in a hospital waiting room. 112 more words


NOPD looking for missing 24-year-old woman

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The NOPD is looking for a missing 24-year-old woman who hasn’t been heard from in two weeks.

Taylor Ann Brocato texted her aunt on January 29, and she hasn’t been heard from since, according to the NOPD. 33 more words