N.O. goes on the attack against domestic violence

By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer National research ranks Louisiana among a handful of states with the highest rates of male-on-female violence in the United States.

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State sues Army Corps of Engineers for MR-GO costs

By Bob Marshall The Lens Louisiana has gone to federal court in its quest to have the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers foot the entire

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Politically connected company would benefit from state Amendment 3
By Charles Maldonado The Lens A constitutional amendment before voters Tuesday would let local governments contract with for-profit companies to collect delinquent property taxes — a measure that would greatly benefit one ...
Acclaimed ballet soloist to deliver Dillard ‘Brain Food’ lecture
On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Misty Copeland, ballet soloist with the American Ballet Theater and author of Life in Motion, will deliver the next Brain Food Lecture in Georges Auditorium ...
Mayor, sheriff end much-criticized prisoner per diem method
By Charles Maldonado The Lens A controversial jail budgeting method, in which the city paid the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office a rate of $22.39 per day for each Orleans Parish Prison inmate, ...
Cannizzaro makes plea for budget increase from City Council
Orleans Parish Dis­trict Attorney Leon Cannizzaro said last week that he has serious budget concerns for next year. FOX 8 News reported that Cannizzaro says under the current budget, he’ll be ...
Questions linger about public safety as La. state troopers depart
As the Halloween weekend approach­ed, about 50 state troopers and public safety officers were preparing to leave New Orleans after a four-month stint patrolling the French Quarter and other parts ...
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 a way to ensure that the ...
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 school year were published last week.
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 ...

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