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IG pushes for better use of NOPD body cameras

Hire cops, not civilian patrols, mayor and police chief told New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux said last week that he is determined to find

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Achievement report for schools are cause for concern

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The annual release of School Performance Scores carries varied weight for the varied interests. The results for the 2013-2014

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New Orleans projected to become more ‘chocolate’
For all the colorful traditions and multicultural nuances associated with life in New Orleans, throughout its history the Crescent City has essentially been a Black and white city flavored with ...
Kyla Smith was among the group of McMain students voting for the first time on Tuesday, October 21, the first day of early voting for the November 4th election.
McMain students flock to rock the early vote
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Dozens of students from Eleanor McMain High School showed up in droves October 21 at City Hall to cast ballots for the first time in municipal, judicial ...
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Native Orleanian Eric Lewis dies, asks his ashes to be scattered in Panama
Eric B. Lewis, a New Orleans native, jazz enthusiast and family man, passed away on Saturday, October 11, at the age of 51. Lewis was born on January 25, 1963 at ...
Foundation started by local Saint ready to give N.O. a ‘Taste of Hope’
The Keenan Lewis Foundation , founded by local-born New Orleans Saints defensive back Keenan Lewis, is gearing up to conduct its first Taste of Hope™ fundraiser on Tuesday, November ...
Capital One announces Bayou Classic business challenge
New Orleans, LA - Capital One Bank announced this week its Capital One Bank Bayou Classic Business Plan competition, which it hopes will help small businesses in Louisiana grow and ...
B.R. cop who sent racist texts allowed to retire
The Baton Rouge police officer who resigned after referring to Blacks as “monkeys” in racist text messages in September was still allowed by the Baton Rouge Police Department to say ...
NOPD is pressured to end ‘banishment’ of cops in City Park trailer
Cops say they are treated like ‘trailer trash’ For the last few years an increasing number of residents have whispered about “The Five Horsemen,” four NOPD captains and a major allegedly ...
20th annual summit on Black males set for Oct. 17
While post-Katrina New Orleans has experienced tremendous progress and some quality of life improvements, Pastor Tom Watson, organizer of the 20th Annual Citywide Summit on the African-American Male, argues “that ...

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