Family still seeking answers two years later

The family of a 16-year-old girl whose remains were found on the interstate in eastern New Orleans two years ago is still looking for answers

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Mayorial candidate Bagneris calls for referendum on monument removal

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Amidst the rancor consuming the city in recent days over the removal of the confederate monuments, culminating in the dethroning

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Monument contentions in Black and white
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Irony abounded when mounted police officers cordoned off the equestrian statue of P.G.T. Beauregard from those protesting its removal from the entrance of City Park on evening ...
GOP-backed health bill could put Louisiana residents at risk
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer When 26-year-old Alicia Rollins, a biology grad student at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, couldn’t stay on her mom’s health insurance any longer, she looked for ...
NOPD reportedly getting a handle on excessive force
Seven years after a scathing U.S. Department of Justice report found that NOPD officers “routinely use unnecessary and unreasonable force” while carrying out their duties, Sheppard, Mullin, Hampton & ...
Davis statue removed on anniversary of arrest
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer On May 10, 1865, Union forces captured Confederate President Jefferson Davis. One hundred and fifty-two years later to the day, at midnight on the 10th of May ...
Criminal District Court, Delgado team up to provide paths forward for non-violent criminals
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Two months ago, Jamal Brown was sitting in New Orleans’ lockup when he caught a big break. The 17-year-old from New Orleans East had been arrested in October ...
Woman who got fake subpoena from Orleans D.A. says she was threatened with jail twice
By Charles Maldonado The Lens One of the people who received a fake subpoena from the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office earlier this year told The Lens she was threatened twice ...
The ex-cop,Tea Party politician deciding justice for Alton Sterling’s killers
By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — This week the U.S. Justice Department announced that it would not prosecute Howie Lake II and Blane Salamoni, the two white Baton ...
B.R. cops who killed Alton Sterling won’t face federal charges
Nearly 10 months after two white Baton Rouge police officers killed Alton Sterling outside a food mart, news leaked that the U.S. Department of Justice won’t file federal civil rights ...

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