Prior Arrest

JPSO: Gasser has previous arrest for road rage


The man who shot Joe McKnight on Thursday had been arrested 10 years ago after he beat a man at a gas station not far from the spot where the shooting of McKnight happened. Information released Friday evening by JPSO, ...Read more
Hate Crime?

More on McKnight: Hate crimes laws and protesters asked to stand down


As the investigation into the fatal shooting of former John Curtis star and professional football player Joe McKnight continues, people upset that the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office released the suspect, Ronald Gasser, are calling on federal authorities to get involved. Read more...
2nd Arrest

2nd Bourbon Street shooting suspect arrested


New Orleans Police today announced the arrest of the second suspect in Sunday's Bourbon Street shooting that killed one man and injured nine other people. Read more...
Gulf Project

BP to push ahead with big oil project in the Gulf of Mexico


BP PLC is moving ahead with a $9 billion oil project in the Gulf of Mexico after a cost-cutting redesign, a sign of confidence about future prices for crude. The UK-based oil giant announced it would continue with the second phase of its Mad Dog project off the Louisiana coast.  Read more...
Last Day

Early voting for Louisiana runoff election ends Saturday


The weeklong period for voters to cast early ballots in the Dec. 10 election is nearing its end. Saturday marks the final day for early voting ahead of the runoff to decide who will hold a U.S. Senate seat, two U.S. House seats and dozens of municipal jobs.  Read more...