Author: Gentilly Messenger

Suspect arrested in shooting during argument

The New Orleans Police Department has arrested Don J. Tropez Sr., 67, in the investigation of an aggravated battery by shooting Wednesday (Jan. 19) in the 2400 block of Mexico Street, near St. Roch Avenue. At about 10 p.m., the...

NOPD seeks suspect in armed carjacking

The NOPD is seeking assistance in locating and identifying a suspect in the ongoing investigation of an armed carjacking on Wednesday (Jan. 19) in the 5600 block of Charlotte Drive, in the St. Anthony neighborhood. At 5:13 p.m., while the...

Program has helped 150 Gentilly homeowners weather the storms

The Community Adaption Program, part of the federally funded Gentilly Resilience District, recently completed its 150th homeowner-driven stormwater management project, the Mayor’s Office and the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) announced last week. Cumulatively, the first 150 completed CAP projects...