Two men are behind bars after police say they were illegally dumping tires at a site in New Orleans East and riding in a stolen U-Haul truck

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15 August 2018
Police say they believe that the person who was airlifted and the person who is being questioned are the only two people involved in the shooting. They say they don't believe there is a shooter on the loose
A man is being treated at a local hospital after being shot in the stomach. It happened about 1:30 a.m. Friday in the 6700 block of Kennedy Drive. That's in Shreveport's Mooretown neighborhood.
A man has been arrested after a hit-and-run crash that killed two teenagers Sunday. State Troopers began investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash on US Highway 167 shortly after 7:30 p.m. Authorities say the crash claimed the lives of 16-year-old Alana Duhon and 15-year-old Sydney Colomb.
A Shreveport man has been charged after his alleged role in two firearm-related assaults. Bertrand Bayne, 54, is charged on one count each of assault by drive-by shooting and one count of aggravated assault with a firearm, according to the Shreveport Police Department.
One person is dead and another injured following a shooting Sunday along the Jeanerette Mardi Gras parade route. Police say the shooting happened at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Monnot Road around 4 p.m.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday afternoon in Algiers. The shooting occurred around 4 p.m. around Lawrence Street and Elizardi Boulevard.
Two men are behind bars after police say they were illegally dumping tires at a site in New Orleans East and riding in a stolen U-Haul truck
A 65-year-old man has died after his car went into Lake Pontchartrain at the Bonnabel Boat Launch on Saturday afternoon, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.
A man was fatally shot early Friday morning in Central City, according to the New Orleans Police Department. His name hasn't been been released. NOPD said the shooting was reported at 1 a.m. Friday in the 2800 block of South Johnson Street. The victim, who was found lying on the sidewalk, was taken to an area hospital, where he later died
Police are investigating two separate shootings that claimed the lives of two men in New Orleans overnight. According to New Orleans Police, the first shooting happened around 10:39 p.m. in the 7700 block of Dorsett Drive in New Orleans East. Officers arriving at the scene found a man lying on the ground in a driveway with gunshot wounds to the body. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Lafayette Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery at a convenience store in the city. The incident, according to police, occurred at around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, February 1, 2018, in the 300 block of Verot School Road.
New Orleans: Police is investigating an attempted armed robbery and shooting incident that occurred in the 400 blk of Harmony Street
A house fire early Tuesday could have been a lot worse than it was. There was no loss of life. House fire at 504 Woodrow Street at 3:35 a.m. Three adult occupants were safe outside with their pets
Police say a teenager was wounded after a shooting in New Orleans East early Tuesday morning. According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened around 3:34 a.m. in the 8000 block of Downman Road. A 16-year-old boy arrived at New Orleans East Hospital for treatment after the shooting.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a double homicide in Gert Town Monday. The shooting happened in the 8200 block of Palmetto Street. Two victims were found suffering from gunshot wounds
Two people were injured in a Toledano Street shooting near the edge of Central City and Broadmoor. The shooting occurred in the 2900 and 3000 blocks of Toledano Street, police said in a revised statement that first reported the shooting occurred in the 2900 block of Claiborne Avenue
The former Lafayette police captain who retired earlier this week after being charged with domestic abuse violence is once again on the wrong side of the law. At 1:55 a.m. this morning, Dwayne Prejean, 55, was traveling south on Johnston Street, near Camellia Blvd., when a state trooper noticed Prejean's truck cross the centerline line several times.
A total of eight strip clubs were raided by police in New Orleans this week. Some have either closed their doors or are staying open without being able to serve alcohol. It’s put hundreds of workers out of jobs.
The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting on January 28, 2018 in the 1400 block of North Robertson Street. At about 12:14 a.m., First District officers responded to a call of shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive male lying on the ground in the 1400 block of North Robertson Street, between Kerelec Street and Esplanade Avenue, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in the Seventh Ward on Saturday night. The shooting was reported in the 1400 block of North Claiborne Avenue.
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.
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