Sunday, September 7, 2008

Up and Running

This is one of those things we have double feelings about. On the one hand, we're happy to be back, after reclusive farms in Poplarville, nights in Slidell gas stations with pistols and plywood snow cones. Late nights in other peoples houses and peanut butter sandwiches.
It's good to have the power is on. The grocery stores open. The curfew pushed back. But NOMB is, for better or worse, also back on line:

1)Robert Santinac was found shot to death inside a four-door silver Isuzu Rodeo near the intersection of Music and North Derbigny Street.

And as if our fair TP's coverage of Gustav wasn't sensational enough to keep half the city's populace on anti-anxiety drugs for a good week they couldn't help and add this absolutely irrelevant tidbit of reportage.

A woman identifying herself as a friend of Santinac's girlfriend said he last worked as a cook at an Acme Oyster House in the city. Asked what kind of man he was, she teared up, bit her lip and couldn't answer

Also...

2) The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a man found in the 7700 block of Fern Street early this morning. Second District officers responded to reports of a shooting around 3 a.m. and found the unidentified male victim lying in the street with several gunshot wounds,

1 comment:

joe said...

Hey,

don't know if this one escaped your notice:

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/5982561.html