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Tag Archives: New Orleans

Orleans Parish jury acquits alleged 3-N-G gangster…

Pegging Kentrell "Black" Hickerson as the guy who pumped seven bullets into Alvin Wilson's head seemed like a good idea to Mark "Baby Nu" Brooks, at the time. Brooks had just been arrested in connection with a shooting on the St. Charles Avenue parade route on Fat Tuesday in 2009. The gunfire left seven people…
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Jury gives N.O. murderer life term

After relatives of a murder victim said they don't believe in the death penalty, an Orleans Parish jury gave a convicted killer life in prison. Tyrone Hunter, 31, gunned down a bouncer at a Mid-City bar Feb. 6, 2000, after he was kicked out for starting an argument over a $1 lap dance. Hunter emptied…
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Suspect on trial in death at store

Fifteen-year-old Dang Nguyen calmly told a New Orleans jury Wednesday how he huddled in fear with another worker behind a meat counter of he family-owned T & S Discount grocery store after they heard a volley of gunfire that ended with the death of his 18-year-old cousin Hai Nguyen in what police say was a…
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Mid-City murder trial to start

It's been 16 months since police discovered the Mid-City massacre at 4026 Baudin St., where four people, including a mother and her 9-year-old son, lay dead for days, the child's homework untouched on the living room floor. Young Joey Whitehead was stabbed several times, a knife tip still in his abdomen, as he lay in…
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