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NOPD manpower shortage raises concerns

It doesn’t look like New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is going to be able to keep the promise he made during his recent re-election bid

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NAACP asks D.A., coroner to resume Glover probe

Three days after the state AG backed away from a request by Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Frank Minyard to weigh in on the ongoing investigation

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By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer March 15th Election Showed Blacks Voted at Levels Equal to whites... Jason Williams, following his Carnival-themed candidacy, paraded March 15th, election day, in the Irish Channel St. ...
Does Edwards run for Congress help Sen. Landrieu?
By Christopher TIdmore Contributing Writer “I haven’t had this much attention since the trial,” ex-con and ex-Governor Edwin W. Edwards exclaimed to the gaggle of photographers, who traced his every step at ...
Federal charges filed in Mother’s Day shootings
Two brothers who already face state charges in a shooting spree that left 20 people hurt at a Mother’s Day second-line in 2013 have been indicted on federal charges — ...
Study: In some cases, pipelines can rebuild wetlands more cheaply
By Bob Marshall The Lens A recently published study by a team of economists from Louisi­ana State University and Missis­sippi State University disputes the state’s claim that large sediment diversions are ...
New rental assistance program now being offered in Kenner
The City of Kenner Community Development Department has been awarded a grant from the Louisiana Housing Corporation to provide homeless prevention services to Kenner residents. Eligible families and individuals who ...
Danziger cop awaiting new trial asks to be moved to local jail
Attorneys for a former New Orleans police sergeant who is awaiting a new trial on charges stemming from deadly shootings that took place on an eastern New Orleans bridge less ...
Demonstration being planned to protest death of man who died while in police handcuffs
As the family of 22-year-old Victor White III prepared to say goodbye to the man who died while in police custody recently, an effort is clearly underway to organize a ...
NOMA displays retrospective on conceptual artist Mel Chin
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The New Orleans Museum of Art is showcasing “Mel Chin: Rematch,” a presentation of 40 years of the conceptual artist’s work. The exhibit opened at NOMA on February ...

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