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  1. Would-be ATM burglar hides blowtorch in shopping cart, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A man with a burning desire to break into Carrollton-area ATM machines hid a blowtorch inside a shopping cart to help with his heist, New Orleans police said. The industrious thief was caught on video around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, trying to get into an ATM machine in the 1700 block of Eagle Street, according to a NOPD news release.

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  2. Former Times-Picayune building may become "major amusement facility," city saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    The former Times-Picayune building on Howard Avenue is under consideration for redevelopment as a "major amusement facility," and its new owners received the first step of approval Tuesday from New Orleans city officials toward the rezoning that would allow such a project. The group that bought the 9-acre site - comprised of some of the top developers in New Orleans - has requested "mixed use" zoning instead of the current "business industrial park" designation, though they revealed few details about what they plan for the location.

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  3. Danae Columbus: LaToya Cantrell burnishes image as a fighter for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    When supporters are asked why they think LaToya Cantrell might make a good mayor, they always talk about her commitment to the community, hard work after Katrina and willingness to take on issues others shy away from. In short, she is known as a fighter.

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  4. Woman robbed at gunpoint on Zimpel Street, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A woman in her early 20s was robbed of her iPhone at gunpoint on Zimpel Street overnight, New Orleans police said Thursday morning. The victim was walking near Zimpel and Lowerline streets around 1:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, when an unknown man grabbed her shoulder from behind and placed a gun to her back, according to the Tulane University police report.

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  5. Old grenade prompts explosive device investigation on Magazine StreetRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    The discovery of a grenade prompted a bomb-squad investigation Wednesday morning on Magazine Street, but New Orleans police determined that the device did not pose a threat, authorities said.

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  6. Carrollton-area burglary suspect caught on camera, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A suspect in several break-ins at homes and businesses in the Carrollton area last week was caught on surveillance camera, and New Orleans police are hoping the public can help identify and locate him. The burglaries were reported between 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, around Adams, Burdette and Hickory streets, according to the NOPD report.

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  7. Carjacking victim shot in the leg on Chestnut Street, police sayRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    The victim of an armed carjacking was shot in the leg Monday evening on Chestnut Street, New Orleans police said. The carjacking took place in the 3400 block of Chestnut Street , NOPD spokeswoman Ambria Washington said around 8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2. The victim - whose age and gender were not disclosed - suffered a gunshot wound to the cash, Washington said.

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  8. Owen Courreges: New Orleans needs more real buses (and drivers) before slow, self-driving shuttlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    Transdev shows off the red EZ10 self-driving shuttle at the Ernest Morial Convention Center. New Orleans were given a glimpse of the future this past week, or at least one possible version of it.

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  9. Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Earhart Boulevard, police sayRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A 58-year-old man was hit and killed by a vehicle whose driver didn't stop afterward Saturday night on Earhart Boulevard, New Orleans police said. The victim was trying to cross Earhart at South Galvez Street around 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, when a southbound vehicle in the left lane hit him, according to a NOPD report.

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  10. Jefferson Avenue home scorched by fire; broken hydrant hinders firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    There was a house fire at 1500 Jefferson avenue on the corner of Pitt street on Saturday afternoon. Fire officials are investigating the cause of the fire.

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  11. Outpouring of sympathy, concern after arson destroys Iranian-owned Uptown restaurantRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    Uptown residents are rallying to support a Magazine Street restaurant destroyed by fire Sunday that is under investigation as an arson, amid fears that the owner's Iranian heritage may have been the motive. The Flaming Torch restaurant caught fire around 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, while owner Zohreh Khaleghi was upstairs closing for the night, she said.

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  12. Lower St. Charles Avenue scheduled for repaving through 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    The double-blue line represents the repaving planned for St. Charles Avenue between Louisiana Avenue and Calliope through the remainder of 2017. Repaving is planned above Louisiana Avenue in 2018.

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  13. Danae Columbus: District attorney compares New Orleans city leaders to Neville ChamberlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    In remarks delivered at the Criminal Justice Conference on Sexual Assault yesterday, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro blasted New Orleans city leaders for "working from the Neville Chamberlain manual of war planning." Great Britain's prime minister from 1937 to 1940, Chamberlain was often blamed for failing to prepare the county for World War II and associated today with a policy of appeasement that allowed Nazi Germany to grow strong.

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  14. Ruby Slipper Cafe opens on Magazine Street in Irish ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    The interior of the Ruby Slipper Cafe's new location on Magazine Street. The newest location of the Ruby Slipper Cafe opened Wednesday morning on Magazine Street in the Irish Channel, its owners announced today.

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  15. Advertiser: LCIA to host events for Construction and Transportation IndustriesRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    More information about both of these events is available below. , February 2, at the NOLA Brewing Company's Tap Room.

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  16. LGBT Community Center celebrates reopening in BroadmoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    The LGBT Community Center of New Orleans will celebrate the grand reopening of its home in Broadmoor on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting and champagne reception. The center was founded in 1992 in the French Quarter, but lost its Decatur Street building to Hurricane Isaac in 2012, and spent a short time at the Art Egg Studios on South Broad before moving to its current location at 2727 South Broad Street.

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  17. Block of Carondelet Street to close for reconstructionRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A block of Carondelet Street near the Academy of the Sacred Heart will close later this week for utility and road work, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.

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  18. StayLocal presents Shopkeeper Stories: Miss Claudia's - Crafting...Read the original story

    Jan 31, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    Carnival has arrived! For many of us, costume planning is an enthralling project that lasts the entire season, and sometimes even the entire year. Miss Claudia's Vintage Clothing and Costumes is a beacon in the costuming cosmos and offers a medley of vintage and contemporary items for all of your dress-up endeavors.

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  19. Man critically injured in shooting on Seventh Street, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    A 25-year-old man was in critical condition following a shooting Sunday afternoon on Seventh Street in Central City, New Orleans police said. Two gunshots rang out around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, in the 1900 block of Seventh Street , and the injured man was found face down, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  20. Owen Courreges: Shutting Bourbon Street bar doors hides from New...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Uptown Messenger

    Flanked by Gov. John Bel Edwards, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced a $40 million plan purportedly aimed at enhancing safety in New Orleans. The principal aim of the plan appeared to be twofold: 1) taming Bourbon Street; and, 2) beginning the process of turning New Orleans into some kind of Orwellian surveillance state.

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