A child is dead after being found hanging from a bunk bed almost a week ago in a 7th Ward home. According to a report from the New Orleans Police department, the 9-year-old boy was found Jan. 18 by a family member. He was brought to an area hospital, where police said he had to be placed on a ventilator. The boy died Tuesday.

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One man has died after a shooting in the 7th Ward overnight, according to a report from New Orleans police. The shooting occurred about 4:34 a.m. in the 1500 block of Kerlerec Street.
A child is dead after being found hanging from a bunk bed almost a week ago in a 7th Ward home. According to a report from the New Orleans Police department, the 9-year-old boy was found Jan. 18 by a family member. He was brought to an area hospital, where police said he had to be placed on a ventilator. The boy died Tuesday.
New Orleans police say a man was shot in the back early Thursday morning. The shooting occurred on the 7300 block of Beau Street. Police say the victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance. No word on their condition.
Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in Central City. Investigators say it happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday off of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Magnolia Street.
Garrett Ward turned himself into police early Wednesday morning. Authorities say he was booked on one count of second-degree murder
A man was found dead inside a travel trailer that was destroyed by fire overnight. The Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal reported it happened on Gorman Road in Hammond. The victim’s name has not been released.
Firefighters are trying to determine what caused a two-alarm fire at a hotel in the heart of the French Quarter overnight. According to the New Orleans Fire Department, the fire started around 1:15 a.m. at The Biscuit Palace Hotel located at 730 Dumaine Street. Dozens of firefighters arriving at the scene found the fire in one of the third-floor guest rooms.
One man was taken to the hospital after he used a garden house in an effort to extinguish a house fire in Slidell, the St. Tammany Fire District #1 says. The fire occurred around 3:43 a.m. on Tuesday in the 1600 block of Beech Street. When firefighters arrived, they found no smokes or flames coming from the home.
A Louisiana man is accused of attacking his wife with a machete after she refused sex, according to officials. An affidavit from the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office said Phillip Smith, 53, was arrested Friday and charged with one count of domestic abuse aggravated assault child endangerment.
A man accused of choking his girlfriend during a domestic dispute turned himself in to police after seeing himself on WAFB, according to authorities. Lt. Donald Stone with Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers said Leroy Joseph McDowell III, 31, surrendered to the Baton Rouge Police Department on Monday, Jan. 21, 2018.
A Shreveport woman says her apartment was shot several times by a group of men early Tuesday morning. The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. in the 2000 block of Milam Street
Teen died after being hit by a train in LaPlace. Officers were called to the scene near the intersection of Cardinal and Milton Streets. Sheriff Mike Tregre said that the 17-year-old tried to walk across the tracks and beat the train but did not make it
One man was hurt after being shot in the Gert Town neighborhood overnight, according to a report from New Orleans police. The man arrived at a hospital in New Orleans East about 11:28 p.m. suffering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder. The shooting occurred in the 3400 block of S. Carrollton Avenue, police said.
Police say one man was wounded after a shooting in the Gert Town neighborhood overnight. According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened before 11:28 p.m. in the 3400 block of South Carrolton Avenue.
Shreveport police are searching for the person or persons responsible for a shooting that injured a teenage girl who was asleep in her bed. It happened just after 4 a.m. Tuesday in the 2600 block of Merwin Street.
A 14-year-old student at New Charter High near the UNO East campus was injured when shots rang out at the campus Monday afternoon. NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison said that a dark-colored pickup truck pulled up outside of the school and three shots were fired in the general direction of a couple of students outside.
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The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man injured on Sunday afternoon. A white man was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the 1400 block of Pauger Street around 4:47 p.m., police say.
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A Denham Springs man has been arrested for the fifth time on contractor fraud charges after reportedly agreeing to fix the windows of a flood-damaged home and failing to do so. On March 31, 2017, Andrew Darian, 49, was hired to replace flood-damaged windows in a house.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a crash that claimed the life of one person and injured three others Sunday morning. The crash happened around 4:52 a.m. Seventh District officers said they were called out after hearing there was an overturned vehicle on I-10 West at the Morrison Road exit.
A man was fatally shot Saturday in New Orleans East, the city's second homicide of the day. Police said the killing occurred in the 4700 block of Shalimar Drive. The man was shot one time about 1:40 p.m. and was brought to University Medical Center by emergency medical personnel, according to NOPD spokesman Gary Scheets. The victim died at the hospital about an hour later, Scheets said.
A two-alarm fire at an Algiers apartment complex claimed the life of a dog on Saturday night. The fire occurred around 7:15 p.m. at the Oakmont Apartments, located at 2200 Westbend Parkway. The New Orleans Fire Department arrived on scene minutes later to find flames through the roof of one of the apartment complex’s three-story buildings.
After a standoff with police on Friday night, a St. Tammany man is now in jail, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office. Barricading himself inside a detached building in the backyard of a home Friday night, Cory C. McDonald, 40, fired a shotgun twice at sheriff's deputies when they called out to him, STPSO said.
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the 4700 block of Shalimar Drive. Police say shortly after 1:40 p.m. Saturay, officers were sent to investigate a call of a shooting in that location.
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Webster Parish Sheriff Office tells us a woman, Andrea Bass, suffered significant burns to a portion of her body after flames erupted in her home. It happened on Thomas Street in Sarepta
A man is lucky to be alive after a robbery ends in gunfire. It happened just before 11pm Thursday in the 2900 block of Hattie Street. That's in Shreveport's MLK Neighborhood.
A man was killed and a woman wounded in a double shooting on Claiborne Avenue Thursday night. According to NOPD, a man and woman, both in their early twenties, were shot near the corner of Claiborne Avenue and First Street around 6 p.m. on Jan. 18. Both victims were taken to the hospital by EMS, where the male victim later died.
New Orleans police were investigating a homicide after a man with gunshot wounds vehicle crashed into a house Thursday night in New Orleans East. Officers were called to the 7000 block of Salem Drive regarding a truck that had crashed into an occupied home. Responding officers found a man with gunshot wounds inside of a white Ford pick-up. He was pronounced dead on the scene