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Single route keeps parades running smoothly

By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer The West Bank of New Orleans is no longer a hotspot for Mardi Gras parade-watching. Many folks erroneously blame

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Judge bans release of evidence in Joe McKnight case

Ronald Gasser, the motorist charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of former NFL player Joe McKnight, was in court Thursday for a hearing

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New video game highlights N.O crime problem
With a rising murder rate, a spike in gun violence and several high-profile shootings on Bourbon Street in recent years, the last thing the City of New Orleans needs is ...
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In Style: Seventy years of salon service
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer Some family businesses fizzle prematurely, never reaching the next generation. For Antoinette Edinburg Williams, who has owned and operated Edinburg Williams Salon for more than 70 ...
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Rev. Norwood Thompson, longtime SCLC leader, dies
The Rev. Norwood Thompson, a veteran of the Civil Rights Movement and longtime leader of the New Orleans affiliate of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, passed away last week after ...
New Orleans to use $40M grant for safety
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer With a total of 175 murders, 2016 in New Orleans ended with the highest body count since 2012. According to New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) data, ...
News groups seek access to DOJ probe of Danziger case
The Associated Press and Nola.com/The Times Picayune late last month asked a federal judge to grant public access to court documents related to the U.S. Department of Justice’s investigation of ...
J20NOLA coalition issues a call to action
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer The J20NOLA Coalition continues its united and national resistance campaign with an organizing meeting, Saturday, February 11, 2017, from 1p.m. - 4 p.m., at Christian Unity ...
A new movement to treat troubled children as ‘sad, not bad’
By Katy Reckdahl Contributing Writer Editor’s note: This article is part two of a WWNO story series focusing on trauma amongst school-aged children called, “Kids, Trauma and New Orleans Schools.” (Special ...
The Jones case: Justice comes decades later
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer For those who know him, Robert Jones is considered to be a religious man, a dedicated father and a talented artist. He’s also known as a man who ...

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