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13 assaults, 12 armed robberies in Quarter past 7 days

wwltv.com — NEW ORLEANS - This weekend hundreds of football fans will descend on the Crescent City for New Orleans Bowl, many heading to the French Quarter. But, once again the tourist destination is seeing a spike in violent crime from victim knockouts to stabbings.
Dec 20, 2014

French Quarter sees spike in violent crime 13 assaults, 12 armed robberies in past week. Watch my story here: wwltv.com/story/news/loc… #nola

Visiting lawyer badly beaten in CBD attack

wwltv.com — NEW ORLEANS - A California attorney in town to speak at at a legal association meeting decided to take in some of New Orleans' renowned music in the French Quarter. Afterward, enjoying the nice weather, Bill Callaham, a frequent visitor to the city, decided to walk back to his hotel.

Council committee grills NOPD on rape cases

wwltv.com — NEW ORLEANS -- The backlog of rape kits that New Orleans Police Commander Paul Noel worked so hard to clear back in 2010 is growing yet again, Noel told the City Council's Criminal Justice Committee on Thursday.
Dec 18, 2014

STORY/VIDEO: Council committee grills NOPD on rape cases; cmdr says rape kit backlog back up to 400. @WWLTV wwltv.com/story/news/loc…