While investigators work to solve the recent shootings and murders, they’re calling on the people who know something to come forward. In addition, Serpas said the NOPD now has someone on the force who creates a crime analysis of victims. He said that information is helping to develop leads.

In her first extensive national interview of the campaign, [Louisiana U.S. Sen. Mary] Landrieu told The Washington Post that she hopes voters conclude this: “Washington is broken, but Mary Landrieu’s record isn’t. Washington might not work together well, but Mary Landrieu’s been able to deliver.”

Mark Moseley

Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...