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  1. Suspect in robberies with assault rifle surrenders to policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    The suspect in a series of armed robberies around Uptown New Orleans last week involving an assault rifle has turned himself in, New Orleans police said. Torian Douglas, 35, was identified by police Saturday in two robberies from last week.

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  2. City Council candidates question need for new Entergy stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    The three candidates seeking to succeed Stacy Head as the new At-Large member of the New Orleans City Council all expressed doubts Saturday about the need for a new gas-fired Entergy power station in New Orleans East in the face of residents' opposition there. The candidates were asked on their views about the plant by Renate Heurich, a member of the Louisiana 350 environmental activist group, during a forum Saturday afternoon.

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  3. Man critically injured in St. Andrew Street shooting, police sayRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A man in his 20s was critically injured in a shooting overnight on St. Andrew Street, New Orleans police said Saturday morning. The victim was found "lying on his back with multiple gunshot wounds" in the 1400 block of St. Andrew shortly after 1:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  4. At-Large City Council candidates to meet at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    Indivisible NOLA, a progressive civic-engagement organization, will host a forum this afternoon featuring the candidates for one of the At-Large seats on the New Orleans City Council. The forum will begin at 4:30 p.m. today at Temple Sinai, 6227 St Charles Avenue.

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  5. Woman robbed at gunpoint on Joseph Street; suspect tied to assault-rifle robbery on TchoupitoulasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A woman in her 70s was robbed at gunpoint Friday afternoon on Joseph Street, and investigators have identified her assailant as the same man who committed a robbery on Tchoupitoulas Street this week with an assault rifle, New Orleans police said. Shortly after 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, a woman was walking to her door in the 2200 block of Joseph Street when a man with a "long gun" confronted her, saying, "Give me your purse and don't say anything," according to the initial NOPD report.

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  6. Danae Columbus: State treasurer candidates woo local Republicans, but Riser wins endorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    When three of the Republican candidates vying to become state treasurer made their pitch this week to the Orleans Parish Republican Executive Committee , they were seeking not only an endorsement - but also greater access to the city's close-knit network of Republican donors. Many of the state's biggest GOP givers reside in metro New Orleans.

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  7. Three armed robberies reported around Uptown in a single hourRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A rash of three armed robberies in three different parts of Uptown - the Lower Garden District, Audubon and Central City - were reported within the span of an hour Wednesday, New Orleans police said. Around 7:25 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, a man in his 50s was in the 1300 block of St. Mary Street when he was confronted by a man with an assault rifle who emerged out of a white pickup truck, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  8. Fourth Juan's Flying Burrito opening in former Slice spot on MagazineRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    The Slice location at 5538 Magazine Street - which was operated by the same restaurant group as Juan's - closed earlier this summer.

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  9. South Claiborne gas station granted alcohol sales following renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A gas station at South Claiborne Avenue and Washington Avenue has received permission from the New Orleans City Council to sell alcohol after the completion of renovations there. The Super Discount Gas at 2727 South Claiborne Avenue sought permission to sell packaged liquor, wine and beer in the retail food store that will occupy one of the three units in its newly constructed building, which replaces a small sales kiosk.

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  10. Man walking home on Magazine robbed at gunpoint, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A man walking home from work was robbed at gunpoint at a Magazine Street intersection, New Orleans police said Wednesday morning. The victim, a man in his 30s, was near Magazine Street's intersection with Valence Street shortly before 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, when he was confronted by an assailant with a semi-automatic handgun, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  11. City Council allows demolition two small homes on Benjamin Street lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    The houses at 7463-65 Benjamin Street, with the rest of the empty Cherokee Street lot to the left. A New Jersey doctor won permission from the New Orleans City Council last week to tear down two small homes on Benjamin Street to make room to build a new home on the entire Cherokee Street lot, over the objection of the city's historic-preservation staff.

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  12. Man critically wounded in Philip Street shooting, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A man in his 40s was seriously injured in a shooting Monday evening on Philip Street, New Orleans police said. The victim was in the 2600 block of Philip around 11 p.m. when police found him suffering from gunshot wounds, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  13. StayLocal presents Shopkeeper Stories: Creating A Space For Community At 'Open Hands'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    Businesswoman Katherine Hutton is the proud owner of Open Hands located in Central City. Her business offers delicious food and a place to spark up meaningful conversation.

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  14. "We spent the first year basically staying alive": Mayor Landrieu ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    Mayor Mitch Landrieu addresses a crowd of community members at the New Orleans Jazz Market as he reflects on his office's restoration efforts to rebuild the city after Hurricane Katrina. Soon to leave a seven-year mayoral tenure behind him, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu addressed a crowd of community members at the New Orleans Jazz Market as he reflected on his office's restoration efforts to rebuild the city after Hurricane Katrina.

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  15. Democratic women's group issues dual endorsements in City Council racesRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    Two each of the six candidates running in both the District A and B City Council races won dual endorsements this weekend of the Independent Women's Organization, a citywide assembly of Democratic women. "I am committed to being a warrior on issues of equity, equal pay, domestic violence, access to healthcare and childcare and expanded economic opportunities for all people to build a more resilient city where our people, families, and businesses can thrive," Maklansky said in a statement afterward.

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  16. Susan Guidry endorses Joe Giarrusso for District A seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    Though the campaign for her District A seat on the New Orleans City Council is just beginning, Councilwoman Susan Guidry announced Friday night her preference for a successor. Guidry endorsed Joe Giarrusso in an email to supporters, noting that his leadership of his neighborhood association mirrored her own path and preparation for the work of representing a district on the City Council.

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  17. Liberty Cheesesteaks moves to larger building on Freret StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    Workers were still putting the finishing touches Thursday on the new location of Liberty Cheesesteaks on Freret. Like its predecessor Dat Dog, Liberty Cheesesteaks has moved out of the tiny spot where it started and will reopen next week in a much larger space just down Freret Street.

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  18. Man wanted on assault charge after Washington Avenue shooting, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    Detectives are seeking the public's help locating a man wanted in connection with a shooting incident on Washington Avenue earlier this week, New Orleans police said. Jonathan Rudison, 29, is wanted in connection with a shooting that took place around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, near the intersection of Washington Avenue and Baronne Street, according to a NOPD report.

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  19. Man cut in carjacking on Tchoupitoulas, police sayRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A man in his 50s suffered two lacerations during a carjacking overnight on Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans police said Friday morning. The victim was in the 3900 block of Tchoupitoulas shortly before 4:30 a.m. Friday, July 28, when he was attacked from behind, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  20. Demolition requests denied for "modest" homes on Henry Clay Avenue, Laurel StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    Demolition requests for the homes at 4320 Laurel Street and 301 Henry Clay Avenue were both rejected by city officials. A request to tear down a single-story home on Henry Clay Avenue and a proposed renovation of another house on Laurel Street that city officials said would essentially replace it as well have both been rejected by the Historic District Landmarks Commission, but two demolition requests in the Irish Channel and in Hollygrove were approved.

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