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  1. Two injured in shooting on South Liberty Street, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    A man and a woman were both injured in a shooting Sunday evening on South Liberty Street, New Orleans police said. Around 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, gunfire between two men was reported in the 1800 block of South Liberty , according to the initial NOPD report.

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  2. Demolition request withdrawn for Broadway Street homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The request to tear down a multi-unit home on Broadway Street was withdrawn Thursday following opposition from neighbors, City Council officials said. Property owner Caroline Wendt had sought to tear down the home at 1407 Broadway and replace it with new construction after discovering that renovations would be more costly than she expected, she told neighbors earlier this year.

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  3. Vehicle taken in Apple Street armed robbery, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Wednesday night's robbery on Apple Street was a block from another robbery on Nelson the previous night. A man's vehicle was taken at gunpoint Wednesday evening during an armed robbery on Apple Street, New Orleans police said.

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  4. Danae Columbus: Upcoming elections cause sleepless nights for Louisiana votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Rampant voter frustration, anger, and resentment is all around us - from the Dillard University students and others who tried to crash last night's televised debate to the local and national candidates who have shown a definite lack of civility - and these sentiments unfortunately could be the hallmark of all future elections. The verbal attacks presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump lob at each other every day are small potatoes when readers take note of what is happening around the world.

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  5. Armed robberies reported on South Robertson, South Claiborne and Nelson, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Three armed robberies were reported overnight on South Robertson Street, South Claiborne Avenue and Nelson Street, New Orleans police said Wednesday morning. Shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, two men - one in his 30s and one in his 40s - were in the 1800 block of South Robertson Street when they were confronted by two assailants wearing all black, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  6. Man shot through door of Central City store, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    A man in his 50s was struck by a bullet that traveled through the door of a store on Martin Luther King Boulevard during a shooting outside, New Orleans police said. The victim was walking out of the store in the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, when gunfire erupted outside, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  7. Carjacking in Carrollton; armed robbery reported on Felicity, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    A woman was carjacked on Short Street, and a couple walking on Felicity Street was robbed at gunpoint over the weekend, New Orleans police said. Around 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, a 40-year-old woman was in the 2100 block of Short Street when a man dressed in black with a yellow bandana over his face approached her, put a gun to her head and forced her out of her vehicle, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  8. Suspect charged in a dozen armed robberies, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    A man accused of 12 armed robberies this year - including a rash of armed robberies at businesses along the Carrollton corridor - was finally arrested Wednesday, New Orleans police said. Kenneth Barnes, 47, was located at noon near Foucher and Baronne Streets, police said.

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  9. Worker robbed on Hillary Street, police sayRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    A man working on a house on Hillary Street was robbed of his money Wednesday afternoon, New Orleans police said. The victim, a man in his 40s, was working under a house in the 1800 block of Hillary Street shortly before 3 p.m. when he heard a man's voice order him to stand up and empty his pockets, according to the NOPD report.

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  10. Danae Columbus: LaToya Cantrell ready to move beyond District B council seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    "I am ready to lead this city," proclaimed District B Councilmember LaToya Cantrell last Friday night. Though billed as a Halloween party at the French Quarter home of trial lawyer Darleen Jacobs, there was some pretty serious politicking going on as Cantrell announced she would seek "higher office" without specifying whether she will qualify for council at large or mayor.

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  11. Ochsner seeks "institutional" land-use for properties around Baptist campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The building at 4240 General Pershing Street, one of several that Ochsner Baptist officials would like to see designated with "institutional" land use. Officials at Ochsner Baptist Medical Center are asking the city of New Orleans to include several properties they own in their "institutional" land-use designation, though they do not have immediate plans to develop any of them, they have told neighbors.

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  12. Green Party vice-presidential nominee to speak at Uptown churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Ajamu Baraka, the Green Party's nominee for vice president, will speak Thursday afternoon at the First Unitarian Universalist Church as one of two stops in New Orleans, the party announced. Baraka will speak at the church on South Claiborne Avenue at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, following a stop at Dillard University earlier in the day.

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  13. Tulane PD, PJ's Coffee to host community discussion with local officersRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The Tulane University Police Department and PJ's Coffee of New Orleans will to host the first "Coffee With a Cop" program at 5 p.m. on October 26. The program is an opportunity for community members to come together with the TUPD in an informal space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. PJ's Coffee will supply free 12oz.

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  14. StayLocal presents Shopkeeper Stories: Eric Ramstead & Robert Brunet of Prytania TheatreRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The Shopkeeper Stories series shares the vision and personality of New Orleans business owners. Locally owned businesses infuse New Orleans neighborhoods with their unique character, and are a big part of why we want to live, work, eat and shop here.

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  15. Water-line work to close Sophie Wright Place, reduce traffic lane on CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    A section of Sophie Wright Place will be closed for a new water line and a nearby stretch of Camp Street will have a lane closed nearby for water-line repairs this week, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans. Sophie Wright Place will close from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, between St. Mary Street and Felicity Street, while Wallace C. Drennan Company installs the new water line, the S&WB states.

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  16. Owen Courreges: Did anyone in New Orleans really want more traffic cameras?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Mayor Landrieu's 2017 budget has been released, and true to form, Landrieu proposes to nickel and dime the citizens of New Orleans for scraps of revenue. In order to generate an additional $5 million, Landrieu plans to double the number of red light and speed cameras, adding a whopping 56 cameras around the city.

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  17. Advertiser's Message: LCIA to Host Breakfast Focused on New Overtime LawsRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The event, which is open to the public, will take place from 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans. Small business attorney Terese Bennett will give a presentation outlining new overtime laws.

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  18. Kristine Froeba: 'Po Boys & Pints': Oak Street Po-Boy Fest is SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    It's that time again: New Orleans' favorite food festival honoring our indigenous sandwich is back. This year, local craft breweries have joined forces with local chefs to compliment the contents of the Liedenheimers.

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  19. Verret's Lounge questions city requirement for ongoing armed securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Powell Miller, an attorney for Verret's Lounge, questions the need for armed security guards before the city Alcohol Beverage Control board on Tuesday, Oct. 18. An attorney for Verret's Lounge - the Central City bar where a man was fatally shot in January - asked the city's alcohol board this week how long they would be required to maintain an armed security guard on the weekends. Gregory Young, 42, was inside the bar at 1738 Washington Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Jan. 31 when he was shot, police said at the time.

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  20. Woman who drowned in Audubon Park lagoon suffered "untreated...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The woman who drowned in Audubon Park had left her family behind in Massachusetts a year ago and suffered untreated mental illness, said the Orleans Parish Coroner. Meanwhile, the woman who was fatally shot last weekend on Jackson Avenue has yet to be identified, officials said.

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