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  • All 4 suspects arrested in French Quarter tourist attack, police say

    06/28/2017 1:19:23 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 73 replies ^ | 06-28-2017 | Staff
    NEW ORLEANS — All suspects have been arrested in connection to the robbery and beating of two tourists from Boston in the French Quarter. Nicholas Polgowski and Rashaad Piper were booked Wednesday morning into the Orleans Parish jail. This comes as the two other suspects, Dejuan Paul and Joshua Simmons, are currently being held without bail. The four men are being charged with second degree robbery in connection to the beating of two Boston tourists Saturday night on Bienville Street. One of the victims is still listed in critical condition. Police said the attack was reported before 9 p.m. in...
  • One charged in New Orleans assault, robbery of Boston men

    06/27/2017 8:19:48 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | June 27, 2017 | O'Ryan Johnson
    New Orleans police have arrested a robbery suspect they say is one of four who carried out a brutal attack on two Boston men who were in the Big Easy for a church conference. Dejuan Paul, 21, is charged with robbery for the attack, which happened about 9 p.m. Saturday in the city’s French Quarter section. The two Boston men, who do computer work for the Unitarian Universalist Association, were in town for the church’s annual General Assembly, which took place from Wednesday to Sunday.
  • Watch brutal French Quarter robbery, attack: Graphic video

    06/26/2017 1:39:00 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 57 replies
    The New Orleans Police Department has released video showing an attack that left a man critically wounded during a robbery Saturday night (June 24) in the French Quarter. The vicious robbery was reported just before 11 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Bienville Street. Captured from surveillance footage, the video shows two men walking on Bienville Street at 8:52 p.m. At the video's 1:30 mark, a pair of males run up behind the two victims and begin to assault them. WARNING: This video contains graphic content. NOPD Incident F-30418-17 (65 208 Bienville Street) One of the assailants appears to...
  • Confederate monuments: Take 'Em Down NOLA slams city for hiring firm group says spied on them

    06/17/2017 2:16:39 AM PDT · by blueplum · 12 replies
    NOLA Times Picayune ^ | 16 June 2017 9:04 PM | Willborn P. Nobles, III
    The group Take 'Em Down NOLA claims New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu paid a private security firm $750,000 to spy on the organization. Its members held a press conference in front of City Hall on Friday to address what the group calls the city's "unauthorized contract" with the Trident Response Group of Dallas... {snip} Suber said Take 'Em Down NOLA meetings are public, so the city "certainly could have sent spies" to these events as well to monitor their actions. He also questioned why the city would pay this group for surveillance work if the city claims to have resources available...
  • New Orleans July 4th boat parade canceled because of Trump's election, founder says

    06/15/2017 12:37:42 PM PDT · by Puppage · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06/15/2017 | Puppage
    A popular annual July 4th parade of boats in New Orleans has been canceled this year -- and the founder of the parade is blaming the 2016 election.
  • NOPD officers spent 8,600 hours on three Confederate monuments

    06/05/2017 5:39:27 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 33 replies
    The New Orleans Police Department dedicated more than 200 officers and 8,600 man-hours to keep the peace at three Confederate monuments as the city removed them last month, city records show. The cash-strapped city spent more than $173,000 on paying officers deployed to protests and removal operations at the Jefferson Davis, P.G.T. Beauregard and Robert E. Lee monuments, including $112,000 in time-and-a-half overtime pay that went to 178 officers. The city overtime data and expenses were provided to WWL-TV in response to the station’s public records request for police overtime dedicated to the removal of four monuments starting with the...
  • There's a new push to remove more monuments in New Orleans (Andrew Jackson)

    05/27/2017 6:35:47 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 139 replies
    Fox 8 ^ | 05/25/2017 | Kimberly Curth
    NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - There's a new push to have more monuments removed in New Orleans, including the French Quarter's iconic Andrew Jackson statue. The group Take Em Down Nola says the removal of four statues is not enough. "We're issuing an invitation to the mayor to finish the job. He has already begun the job, and we want him to finish the job," said Malcolm Suber, Take Em Down NOLA spokesman. "What we would like to see in their place is people who stood for people and liberation. For instance, we think since Harriet Tubman is going to...
  • New Orleans Mayor Wins the Great Statues War of 2017 – Loses the Battle against Violent Crime

    05/23/2017 8:50:42 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/23/17 | Rev. Michael Bresciani
    It is the “state of the city’, not the “look” of the city that needs a good mayor’s attention. Landrieu is obviously too engrossed in his liberal subjectivism to garner this simple, but profound truth With a long heritage of Spanish, French and other influences New Orleans has a unique place in the history of the nation. With streets named Tchoupitoulas, Melpomene and Terpsichore, foods like the Po-Boy, muffulettas and café – ole and beignet’s, who would doubt that you are in an unusual city when you set foot in the famed - “Crescent City” On May 19, 2017 Mayor...
  • Principal photographed with Confederate monument protesters is 'removed from campus'

    05/22/2017 6:17:48 PM PDT · by BBell · 27 replies
    A New Orleans school principal has been "removed from campus" after a photo emerged showing him standing at the Robert E. Lee statue in front of a Confederate flag. Crescent Leadership Academy superintendent Tracy Bennett-Joseph confirmed Monday (May 22) that Principal Nicholas Dean was removed from campus. She said the school's management was investigating. "With the recent events in the city it is important that this matter is thoroughly reviewed," she said. Dean said he did go to the monument Thursday evening to take photos as rumors circulated of the statue's imminent removal. Mayor Mitch Landrieu had the statue of...
  • NOLA Mayor: Civil War Monuments Caused a ‘Great Migration’ Out of the City ("Best and Brightest")

    05/20/2017 9:37:17 AM PDT · by brucedickinson · 94 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-19-2017 | John Binder
    “The cultural and economic and the spiritual loss to this city for having those statues up that have run people out of the city,” Landrieu claimed. “The great migration that sent some of our best and brightest to places across the country that we don’t have the benefit of has been incredible.”
  • Who’ll Replace the Disgraced Robert E. Lee as a New Orleans Monument? Fidel Castro? Or Che Guevara?

    05/13/2017 8:06:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 51 replies ^ | May 13, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    True to his word, New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu ordered the city’s monument to Jefferson Davis taken down this week.  P.G.T.  Beauregard and Robert E. Lee are next in line. But if this column’s title sounds like shameless click-bait, please note the pic at the end of this article which was taken recently at the opening ceremonies of the New Orleans Jazz Fest.  See the smiling man with the neck-tag sandwiched between smiling New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and smiling former New Orleans Senator Mary Landrieu? That’s Jose Ramon Cabanas, the KGB-trained “ambassador” to the U.S.  from the mass-murdering, terror-sponsoring...
  • A New Orleans Expat’s Alternative View Of The Monument Controversy

    05/11/2017 10:38:02 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 20 replies
    The Hayride ^ | 11 May 17 | Staff
    I am NOT in favor of removing historic monuments. I especially think it is stupid to take down the Robert E. Lee statue at Lee Circle, a New Orleans landmark. Nevertheless, what gripes me most about the issue is its nonsensical nature on both sides. I find it incredibly disappointing that the mayor of New Orleans, in the midst of all the challenges and problems New Orleans faces, chose this issue to be his legacy. And make no mistake: this will be his legacy. He has no other accomplishments or achievements of note in his 8 years in office.
  • (Vanity) Antifa is entering New Orleans now, here's the live stream!

    05/07/2017 1:43:30 PM PDT · by Ulmius · 127 replies
    It's here, folks! Police have set aside the barricades in Lee Square, and things are heating up.
  • (Vanity) Dixie FReepers, fight Antifa in New Orleans on May 7th if you can!

    05/04/2017 6:27:33 PM PDT · by Ulmius · 63 replies
    Contact @Billy Sessions if you are interested in going to New Orleans. The link goes to a video of one of the coordinators explaining how to participate. Godspeed, and Deus Vult!
  • Exclusive: New details emerge about Satchmo's arrest at 9

    04/30/2017 5:35:51 PM PDT · by BBell · 9 replies | The Times-Picayune ^ | James Karst, | The Times-Picayune
    Six boys were arrested on an unseasonably warm day in New Orleans Chinatown in October 1910. The alleged ringleader of the group was Henry Smith, a 15-year-old from Lafayette Street who had been in trouble with the law before. Among his alleged accomplices was a 9-year-old who lived in the neighborhood where the crime occurred: Louis Armstrong. That incident was lost to history until I unearthed it several years ago. It was an episode perhaps alluded to in contemporary media coverage of Armstrong's more famous arrest for firing a gun on New Year's Eve in 1912; a crime brief about...

    04/30/2017 10:41:21 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 26 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/30/17 | Jeff Crouere
    “Nothing good happens after midnight.” Certainly, this is true today in New Orleans under the leadership of egomaniacal Mayor Mitch Landrieu. It is quite ironic that the liberal Democrat Mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu, is trying to erase uncomfortable parts of the city’s rich history while simultaneously preparing to celebrate the tri-centennial next year. A world-renowned city known for priceless architecture and monuments is becoming less interesting, all because of Landrieu’s insatiable political aspirations. The march toward political correctness began early Monday morning at 1:30 a.m. as masked men in unmarked vehicles with no license plates removed the Liberty...
  • New Orleans Destroys Confederate Monuments—But Partners with Murderous Racist Regime

    04/29/2017 5:08:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies ^ | April 29, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu cannot stomach the sight of Robert E. Lee in his city.  So one of the city’s most famous landmarks, the statue in Lee Circle in downtown New Orleans, will soon be toppled.  Mayor Landrieu refers to the towering Lee statue as an “aberration.” Historic statues of Jefferson Davis and Confederate General PGT Beauregard are also slated for imminent disgrace and demolition.  Mayor Landrieu first gave vent to his anti-Confederate-monument fetish back in 2015, declaring the monuments “public nuisances” which necessitated prompt removal.  The majority black city-council voted 6-to-1 in his favor for removal.  (Meanwhile the city’s...
  • New Orleans begins taking down Confederate monuments

    04/24/2017 5:15:33 AM PDT · by chemicalman · 53 replies
    WWL TV ^ | 4/24/17 | WWL TV
    NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans began the process of taking down Confederate statutes early Monday with the removal of the monument to the Battle at Liberty Place. The city became the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance but which opponents say are historic.
  • Politics Of Recent Decades Has Made American Cities Less Safe

    03/24/2017 10:46:24 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/24/17 | Gail Jarvis
    Years of Democratic leadership abetted by a sycophantic media have done enormous damage to New Orleans When you read about the worst cities in the United States you’ll find that they all share a common characteristic: each has been under Democratic leadership for decades. Most of you have read horror stories about some of these cities; Detroit, Cleveland, Birmingham, St. Louis, and New Orleans. In many ways, the deterioration of these cities is a microcosm of what’s gone wrong with our nation. As the 1970s drew to a close, I decided to move to New Orleans. Media at that time...
  • 12-year-old pulls gun in Garden District robbery attempt, police say

    03/17/2017 6:57:05 PM PDT · by BBell · 20 replies ^ | 3/12/17 | BY DELLA HASSELLE
    Two 12-year-old boys were arrested Saturday night after one of them pulled a gun on two victims during an attempted armed robbery in the Garden District, according to New Orleans police. In a preliminary report, the Police Department said the juveniles approached a 48-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man at Chestnut and Philip streets about 8:45 p.m. They asked the two for a dollar, police said. When the victims refused, one of the boys produced a gun and made the man get on his knees, police said. The man complied, and the two fled. The NOPD said both boys were...