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NOPD arrests man accused of killing 17-day-old baby

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD has arrested the man suspected of killing a 17-day-old baby last week.

Forty-nine-year-old Jeffery Edward Coleman was arrested this morning in the 7600 block of Arbor Drive in New Orleans East for the murder of Christian Coleman, who was just short of three weeks old when he died from what coroner Dr. 57 more words

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Argument in Algiers leads to butter knife stabbing

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD has arrested an Algiers man for stabbing another man with a butter knife.

Fifty-nine-year-old Kenneth Cummings was arrested around 1:30 p.m. 74 more words

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Three shot in New Orleans East

NEW ORLEANS – A triple shooting in New Orleans East sent two women and a man to the hospital last night.

The shooting occurred in the 8900 block of Curran Boulevard around 8:45 on March 26, according to the NOPD. 66 more words

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Two schools on lockdown after Gentilly fatal shooting

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting in Gentilly that caused two nearby schools to go on lockdown.

The shooting in the 5000 block of Louisa Street left one man dead shortly after 1:30 p.m., according to the NOPD. 42 more words

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Man shot while walking dog uptown

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is investigating a shooting in the 5000 block of Loyola Avenue near Robert Street this morning.

Officers say the man was walking his dog around 6 a.m. 34 more words

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Pedestrian injured by streetcar in front of Armstrong Park

NEW ORLEANS – A pedestrian was struck and injured by a streetcar on the corner of South Rampart and Orleans Avenue this morning.

The NOPD responded to reports of the accident around 8:45 a.m. 20 more words

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Fatal crash shuts down Hayne Boulevard; one SUV stolen

UPDATE: The NOPD says two vehicles, a white Chevy Tahoe and a silver Toyota 4-Runner, were racing eastbound along Hayne at a high rate of speed when the two vehicles collided near Trapier Street. 139 more words

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