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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Charbonnet gets endorsement of local AFL-CIO, Leon CannizzaroJudge Michael Bagneris, City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, and businessman Fran
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 34 minutes ago
Judge Michael Bagneris, City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, and businessman Frank Scurlock. The endorsement was echoed by Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro, who also said he’s backing Charbonnet. AFL-CIO President Tiger Hammond... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
West Nile virus detected in some Orleans Parish mosquitoes; no human cases reportedNEW ORLEANS -- West Nile virus has been detected in some mosquitoes in Orleans
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted an hour ago
NEW ORLEANS -- West Nile virus has been detected in some mosquitoes in Orleans Parish, according to city officials, but no human cases have been reported. The New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board said it issued the news to make... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in OrleansThe New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board (NOMTCB) has detecte
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted an hour ago
The New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board (NOMTCB) has detected the West Nile virus in mosquitoes in Orleans Parish. No human WNV or Zika virus cases have been reported in New Orleans, according to a city news release. WNV cycles... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in OrleansThe New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board (NOMTCB) has detecte
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 hours ago
The New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board (NOMTCB) has detected the West Nile virus in mosquitoes in Orleans Parish. No human WNV or Zika virus cases have been reported in New Orleans, according to a city news release. WNV cycles... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Man charged after fight led to fatal 3-story fallfell three stories from a New Orleans building during a fight over a mutual fem
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 17 hours ago
fell three stories from a New Orleans building during a fight over a mutual female friend. The Times-Picayune reports that Orleans Parish court records show 52-year-old Henry E. Matthews was booked on Tuesday with manslaughter. Matthews' arrest... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
N.O. mayor candidates discuss future of traffic camerasdebate the issue, a group called the NOLA Initiative is spearheading a grass ro
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 22 hours ago
debate the issue, a group called the NOLA Initiative is spearheading a grass roots effort to do away with all traffic cameras in Orleans Parish. It is seeking 10,000 signatures to put a charter change referendum on the fall ballot. © 2017... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Deirdre McCloskey’s case for ‘humane libertarianism’a just role for the government, and is still more justly admirable for individu
Acton Commentary / Posted yesterday
a just role for the government, and is still more justly admirable for individuals doing it voluntarily. Give the poor in Orleans parish the vouchers for private schools. Give money to the very poor of Chicago to rent a home privately. Turn over... Read more
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New America Media
Nation’s Black Women are Jailed at Unfair Rates, Study SaysNew Orleans, Black women are more likely to be murder victims than white women.
New America Media / Posted yesterday
New Orleans, Black women are more likely to be murder victims than white women. Last year, 175 murders occurred in Orleans Parish, the most since 193 were recorded in 2012, according to local crime consultant Jeff Asher. The city’s murder... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Man arrested for armed robberies in Jefferson and Orleans Parishescar chase that ended at Phyllis Drive and Marie Drive in Avondale. New Orleans
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
car chase that ended at Phyllis Drive and Marie Drive in Avondale. New Orleans Police also said that Perriera is wanted in Orleans Parish for another armed robbery that happened on July 8 in the 7000 block of Bullard Avenue. Police said that when... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Cannizzaro will appeal order to ID 'false subpoena' lawyerswhat the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana calls "false subpoenas."
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
what the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana calls "false subpoenas." ACLU executive director Marjorie Esman says Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro is trying to hide the truth. Cannizzaro says his office would have to shut... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Prosecutor will appeal order to ID 'false subpoena' lawyerswhat the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana calls "false subpoenas."
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
what the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana calls "false subpoenas." The ACLU says it received a copy Tuesday of Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's request for the state district court to hold off enforcement while he... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Here is the latest Louisiana news from The Associated Press at 1:41 a.m. CDTOrleans Public Defenders Office has been hired at the city jail to help identif
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
Orleans Public Defenders Office has been hired at the city jail to help identify inmates who can safely be released. The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, which operates the jail, announced the hiring Monday of Virginia B. Ryan. Copyright 2017... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Here is the latest Louisiana news from The Associated Press at 9:41 p.m. CDTOrleans Public Defenders Office has been hired at the city jail to help identif
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
Orleans Public Defenders Office has been hired at the city jail to help identify inmates who can safely be released. The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, which operates the jail, announced the hiring Monday of Virginia B. Ryan. Copyright 2017... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
N.O. murder suspect out on bond arrested in Slidellhopes his Alexander's arrest in Slidell will be enough to revoke his bond condi
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
hopes his Alexander's arrest in Slidell will be enough to revoke his bond conditions for the second-degree murder charge in Orleans Parish. "We don’t make the bonds and set the bond rules, however, are working closely with the judicial system to... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Orleans man out on bond for murder arrested in Slidell for assaultA New Orleans man who was out on bond for a second-degree murder charge in Orle
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
A New Orleans man who was out on bond for a second-degree murder charge in Orleans Parish was arrested Sunday afternoon by Slidell Police for aggravated assault with a firearm, simple battery and simple battery by domestic violence. Early Sunday... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Hepatitis-C cases increase as drug prices soar; doctors urge all to get testedbond for murder arrested in Slidell for assault A New Orleans man who was out
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
bond for murder arrested in Slidell for assault A New Orleans man who was out on bond for a second-degree murder charge in Orleans Parish was arrested Sunday afternoon by Slidell Police for aggravated assault with a firearm, simple battery and... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
New hire to help reduce jail population in New OrleansOrleans Public Defenders Office has been hired at the city jail to help identif
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
Orleans Public Defenders Office has been hired at the city jail to help identify inmates who can safely be released. The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, which operates the jail, announced the hiring Monday of Virginia B. Ryan as the jail's... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Nation’s Black women are jailed at unfair rates, study saysNew Orleans, Black women are more likely to be murder victims than white women.
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
New Orleans, Black women are more likely to be murder victims than white women. Last year, 175 murders occurred in Orleans Parish, the most since 193 were recorded in 2012, according to local crime consultant Jeff Asher. The city’s murder... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Even though he's not running, Torres still plans to be involved18 candidates also include businessman Troy Henry, who ran in 2010, and Tommy V
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
18 candidates also include businessman Troy Henry, who ran in 2010, and Tommy Vassel, who once filled a brief stint on the Orleans Parish School Board and an appointment to the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board. The primary is set for O... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Residents have high expectations for new candidates running for officehave a lot going on back there that really needs to be addressed," Calhoun said
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
have a lot going on back there that really needs to be addressed," Calhoun said. This fall, 64 names are on the ballot in Orleans Parish. From Mayor to City Council, it's a race where problems like public safety and job opportunities are sure to... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Even though he's not running, Torres still plans to be involved18 candidates also include businessman Troy Henry, who ran in 2010, and Tommy V
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
18 candidates also include businessman Troy Henry, who ran in 2010, and Tommy Vassel, who once filled a brief stint on the Orleans Parish School Board and an appointment to the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board. The primary is set for O... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Even though he's not running, Torres still plans to be involved18 candidates also include businessman Troy Henry, who ran in 2010, and Tommy V
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
18 candidates also include businessman Troy Henry, who ran in 2010, and Tommy Vassel, who once filled a brief stint on the Orleans Parish School Board and an appointment to the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board. The primary is set for O... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
New Orleans jail inmate who died had heart, liver problemsNEW ORLEANS (AP) - An autopsy shows a 40-year-old inmate who died after falling
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An autopsy shows a 40-year-old inmate who died after falling ill at the Orleans Parish jail had liver disease and heart problems. Orleans Parish coroner's office spokesman James Melancon said Friday the cause of Jason Piece's... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Gusman, other local officials to be inducted into Louisiana Justice Hall of FameNEW ORLEANS -- Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman, District Attorney Leon Can
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
NEW ORLEANS -- Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro and Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand are among eight people set to be inducted into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame at Angola Friday. “The distinction... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Police arrest man accused of robbing North Shore cash advance store at gunpointsaid Wednesday 33-year-old David Closson has been arrested after several tips c
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
said Wednesday 33-year-old David Closson has been arrested after several tips came in. He was booked as a fugitive into Orleans Parish Justice Center and was transported back to Slidell City Jail. Police said Closson is also a suspect in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Inmate dies after seizure at Orleans jailNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office says an inmate has suffe
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office says an inmate has suffered a seizure and died. Pierce had been processed into the jail Tuesday evening and was assigned to housing on an open dormitory unit. A sheriff's spokesman did not... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Inmate dies after seizure at Orleans jailNEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office says an inmate has suffe
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office says an inmate has suffered a seizure and died. The sheriff's office identified the inmate as 40-year-old Jason Pierce, who was pronounced dead at a hospital about noon Wednesday. Pierce had... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Man accused of kidnapping 13-old he met online arrestedNEW ORLEANS – A missing 13-year-old girl and the man accused of kidnapping her
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
NEW ORLEANS – A missing 13-year-old girl and the man accused of kidnapping her have been found. According to Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office records, 22-year-old Rigoberto Usher was booked into the Orleans Parish Prison at 3:15 p.m. on July 12 for... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
New Orleans street performer to be extradited to Florida on murder chargeto face charges in a deadly convenience store robbery that occurred 43 years ag
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 9 days ago
to face charges in a deadly convenience store robbery that occurred 43 years ago in Jacksonville. Online records show Orleans Parish Magistrate Judge Harry Cantrell was presented Tuesday with extradition papers signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards.... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
'Uncle Louie' to be extradited to Florida on murder chargestore robbery that occurred 43 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida. NOLA.com/Th
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
store robbery that occurred 43 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports online records show Orleans Parish Magistrate Judge Harry Cantrell was presented Tuesday with extradition papers signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards.... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Orleans DA has 20 days to hand over 'fake subpoena' informationNEW ORLEANS -- The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office has 20 days to tur
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
NEW ORLEANS -- The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office has 20 days to turn over to the state ALCU names of lawyers in cases from this year in which so-called “fake subpoenas” were used to try to compel witnesses to testify ahead of... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
NOPD doesn't believe I-10 shootings are related as concerns riseout it's hard to react to that," Allen said. Though the incidents are up, the
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
out it's hard to react to that," Allen said. Though the incidents are up, the odds of being shot on the interstate are remote. Currently in 2017, Interstate shootings make up only 3.3 percent of all shootings in Orleans Parish. ©... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Charity watchdog group questions Crimestoppers not releasing statsgarner donations. Back in February, we wanted to know what types of crimes and
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
garner donations. Back in February, we wanted to know what types of crimes and how many of each were solved last year in Orleans Parish, thanks to tips. But after months of inquiry, Crimestoppers told us that information couldn't be released. On... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
New Orleans health department will spend the summer trying to make it safer for children to get to schoolon South Carrollton Avenue and other city arteries. Meg Young, program coordin
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
on South Carrollton Avenue and other city arteries. Meg Young, program coordinator for Crescent City Crossings, told Orleans Parish School Board members about the initiative earlier this month. “School-age children are the most vulnerable... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Teen's suicide emblematic of problems at New Orleans jailShe pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmate
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 days ago
She pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmates were moved from the deteriorating, aging Orleans Parish Prison complex to a new jail, dubbed the Orleans Justice Center. Tasked with running it, Orleans Parish... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Teen's suicide emblematic of problems at New Orleans jailShe pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmate
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
She pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmates were moved from the deteriorating, aging Orleans Parish Prison complex to a new jail, dubbed the Orleans Justice Center. Tasked with running it, Orleans Parish... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Teen's suicide emblematic of problems at New Orleans jailShe pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmate
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
She pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmates were moved from the deteriorating, aging Orleans Parish Prison complex to a new jail, dubbed the Orleans Justice Center. Tasked with running it, Orleans Parish... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Teen's suicide emblematic of problems at New Orleans jailShe pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmate
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 12 days ago
She pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmates were moved from the deteriorating, aging Orleans Parish Prison complex to a new jail, dubbed the Orleans Justice Center. Tasked with running it, Orleans Parish... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Teen's suicide emblematic of problems at New Orleans jailShe pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmate
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 days ago
She pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmates were moved from the deteriorating, aging Orleans Parish Prison complex to a new jail, dubbed the Orleans Justice Center. Tasked with running it, Orleans Parish... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Teen's suicide emblematic of problems at New Orleans jailShe pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmate
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 days ago
She pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmates were moved from the deteriorating, aging Orleans Parish Prison complex to a new jail, dubbed the Orleans Justice Center. Tasked with running it, Orleans Parish... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Teen's suicide emblematic of problems at New Orleans jailShe pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmate
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
She pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmates were moved from the deteriorating, aging Orleans Parish Prison complex to a new jail, dubbed the Orleans Justice Center. Tasked with running it, Orleans Parish... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Teen's suicide emblematic of problems at New Orleans jailShe pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmate
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 12 days ago
She pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmates were moved from the deteriorating, aging Orleans Parish Prison complex to a new jail, dubbed the Orleans Justice Center. Tasked with running it, Orleans Parish... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Teen's suicide emblematic of problems at New Orleans jailShe pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmate
WGEM Quincy / Posted 12 days ago
She pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmates were moved from the deteriorating, aging Orleans Parish Prison complex to a new jail, dubbed the Orleans Justice Center. Tasked with running it, Orleans Parish... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Teen's suicide emblematic of problems at New Orleans jailShe pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmate
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 12 days ago
She pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmates were moved from the deteriorating, aging Orleans Parish Prison complex to a new jail, dubbed the Orleans Justice Center. Tasked with running it, Orleans Parish... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Teen's suicide emblematic of problems at New Orleans jailShe pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmate
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 days ago
She pleaded not guilty to malfeasance. About a year before the suicide, inmates were moved from the deteriorating, aging Orleans Parish Prison complex to a new jail, dubbed the Orleans Justice Center. Tasked with running it, Orleans Parish... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
New Orleans man arrested on 30 Counts of child pornographyVarela, 28, was booked on 30 counts of Sexual Abuse Images/Videos of Children.
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 13 days ago
Varela, 28, was booked on 30 counts of Sexual Abuse Images/Videos of Children. He was arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Prison following a joint investigation between the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation’s CCU and the New Orleans... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
New Orleans man arrested on 30 Counts of child pornographyVarela, 28, was booked on 30 counts of Sexual Abuse Images/Videos of Children.
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 days ago
Varela, 28, was booked on 30 counts of Sexual Abuse Images/Videos of Children. He was arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Prison following a joint investigation between the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation’s CCU and the New Orleans... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
911 operator on administrative leave after crime witness says she hung up on himrelayed the information, but to our surprise they told us they had no record of
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 14 days ago
relayed the information, but to our surprise they told us they had no record of that incident." We also reached out to the Orleans Parish Communication District, the agency that handles 911 calls. "This afternoon OPCD did receive several 911 calls... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
911 operator on administrative leave after crime witness says she hung up on himrelayed the information, but to our surprise they told us they had no record of
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
relayed the information, but to our surprise they told us they had no record of that incident." We also reached out to the Orleans Parish Communication District, the agency that handles 911 calls. "This afternoon OPCD did receive several 911 calls... Read more
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WALB Albany
911 operator on administrative leave after crime witness says she hung up on himrelayed the information, but to our surprise they told us they had no record of
WALB Albany / Posted 14 days ago
relayed the information, but to our surprise they told us they had no record of that incident." We also reached out to the Orleans Parish Communication District, the agency that handles 911 calls. "This afternoon OPCD did receive several 911 calls... Read more
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