BELLE CHASSE- A Hurricane Isaac looting suspect has been arrested in Ponchatoula through a Crimestoppers tip. Plaquemines Parish sheriff's detectives tell The Times-Picayune 19-year-old Aaron Landry, of Galliano, was arrested Thursday for 10 residential burglaries that occurred in the Buras area during Isaac. Sheriff Lonnie Greco said detectives determined that... more »
SLIDELL- Slidell police say a Picayune, Miss., man tried to force his way into a woman's home just as Hurricane Isaac made landfall. The Times-Picayune reports 39-year-old Warren Reavis was booked Wednesday with attempted looting and possession of a burglary tool, in this case a screwdriver. Detectives say the victim... more »
LONDON - Restaurants and stores are closing early across London again today, amid fears of more violence.
Riots and looting have raged across London since Saturday, with rioters setting buildings and vehicles on fire, looting stores and pelting police officers with bottles.
Police reinforcements have been called in... more »
LONDON - British Home Secretary Theresa May says the number of people arrested in rioting in London has reached 215.
May says 27 people have been charged so far in the unrest and looting that has stretched over three days.
Police said 35 police officers were injured.
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NEW ORLEANS- A former city police officer on trial for gunning down a man outside a strip mall after Hurricane Katrina is accused of telling a fellow NOPD officer that looters are "animals" who "deserved to be shot." David Warren is charged with fatally shooting Henry Glover, 31, before other... more »