City makes fitful progress in repairing school-zone caution lights

By Marta Jewson The Lens Drive by a school zone light at random in the city of New Orleans on a weekday and there’s about

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Efforts underway for recognition of LIALO, a Black athletic association

By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer How do you preserve the heritage, memory and legacy of a vital, historic, ground-breaking organization when few people even remember

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Federal monitor says NOPD must step up its efforts
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, the Washington, D.C. based firm serving as federal monitor for the NOPD consent decree, said last week that the embattled police department must step up ...
NOPD, council member want to pull cops away from minor accidents
A campaign is underway to get approval for a proposed police that would allow the undermanned NOPD to no longer dispatch cops to handle minor accidents, WWL reported last week.
Ex-NFLer Warrick Dunn has now gifted 145 homes
(Special from EURWeb) – Wow, good guy Warrick Dunn has done it again. The former NFL running back’s charity (Warrick Dunn Charities) still helps Tampa Bay, Fla single parents ...
N.O. STD crisis: Local HBCUs deal with epidemic differently
By Eliqua Brooks Contributing Writer Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a global health issue. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that nearly 19 million new sexually transmitted infections occur every year. ...
Young professionals host brunch in support of breast cancer awareness
The Louisiana Weekly Staff Reports The Urban League of Greater New Orleans Young Professionals will hold its Fourth Annual Pink Ribbon Jazz Brunch on October 17 in support of the fight ...
New Orleans’ IG, IPM at odds over autonomy
The ongoing war of words between the City of New Orleans’ Inspector General and Independent Police Monitor heated up late last week as IPM Susan Hutson fired back at ...
Franklin Avenue B.C. wants to bring smiles to the community
Franklin Avenue Baptist Church is gearing up for its First Annual “Laugh & Praise” concert and comedy show, an event that aims to bring families together for some good, clean ...
Apartments at Faubourg Lafitte
Living along the Lafitte Greenway: Is it attainable or unaffordable?
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer As post-Katrina housing prices have escalated, some residents have been forced out of their own neighborhoods. The city’s rents and home prices have more than doubled ...

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