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Tulane guard Teshaun Hightower arrested, charged in Georgia homicide

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter April 26, 2020

UPDATE 4/29: Hightower's attorney, Averick Walker, told ESPN that Hightower's brother had shot the gun in self defense, and that his client was not culpable. Hightower's brother, Jeffrey, was also arrested...

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DA drops Boot sexual battery charges against Loyola student

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter February 5, 2020

Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro has decided to drop charges against a Loyola University exchange student who was arrested in September for a sexual battery at The Boot Bar and Grill. After...

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NOPD arrests suspect in Uptown shooting

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter January 29, 2020

New Orleans Police Department has arrested a 21-year-old man believed to be responsible for the death of 20-year-old University of Louisiana at Lafayette student Lee Long Jr. Alec Billiot was booked...

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Gun discharged Sunday morning near Zimpel Street

Carrigan English, News Editor January 12, 2020

In the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 12, an individual fired a gun in the 7100 block of Zimpel Street near The Boot Bar and Grill. According to a Tulane University Police Department report, the shot resulted...

Man shot, killed Friday morning near Burthe and Hillary Streets

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter January 11, 2020

A man was shot around 2:00 a.m. Friday morning near the intersection of Burthe and Hillary Streets and later died at the scene, according to TUPD Chief Kirk Bouyelas. TUPD officers responded to gunshots...

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Tulane basketball player charged with rape, dismissed from team

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter January 11, 2020

A Tulane basketball player charged with third-degree rape has been dismissed from the team, according to a nola.com report.  Bul Ajang was accused of raping a woman with whom he had been drinking and...

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Two Sodexo employees arrested on campus

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter November 5, 2019

Two Sodexo employees were arrested while on campus yesterday. Around 8:50 a.m. on Monday, a Sodexo employee was arrested in the Lavin-Bernick Center food court. He was wanted by the New Orleans Police...

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Loyola student arrested for Sept. 20 sexual battery at The Boot

Colin Threlkeld and Josh Axelrod September 21, 2019

New Orleans Police have arrested Carlos Pena Cifuentes, a 21-year-old Loyola student originally from Madrid, Spain, in connection with a Sept. 20 sexual battery that occurred at The Boot Bar and Grill....

Former Tulane contract employee was shot and injured on Friday.

[Updated 11/5/19] Former Tulane contract employee shot and injured

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter September 10, 2019

[UPDATE: Nov. 5, 2019]   The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office booked Aples around 11 a.m. this morning on charges of resisting a police officer with force, aggravated assault with a vehicle upon...

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Mayor LaToya Cantrell visits The Boot after sexual assaults

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter September 7, 2019

Mayor LaToya Cantrell visited The Boot Bar & Grill last night following two sexual assaults in the past two weeks that began at the campus bar. She spoke with Boot management to learn more about...

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TUPD: Victims approached at The Boot report sexual assaults

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter September 5, 2019

An off-campus sexual assault was reported by a non-Tulane affiliated student at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sep. 5. The victim reported that she was approached at The Boot Bar and Grill by an...

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CPS vandalized, “Black Lives Matter” signs obstructed

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter October 16, 2018

A graduate assistant for the Center for Public Service noticed yesterday that “Black Lives Matter” signs put in windows of Program Managers Ben Brubaker and Nicole Ralston’s office had been vandalized...

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