N.O. residents receive an update on monument removal

Less than three months before he leaves office, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is laying out a path forward for four prominent public spaces where

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Brusly, La. teacher arrested after allegedly attacking a child

A West Baton Rouge Parish elementary school teacher is facing charges of battery and cruelty to juveniles, stemming from an incident in her classroom last

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Homicides in N.O. up 18 percent in 2018
As police continued to search late last month for the suspect in a high-profile shooting on Mardi Gras day, the department acknowledged that there has been an uptick in homicides ...
First draft of the City of New Orleans disparity study is released
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer  The City of New Orleans unveiled a draft report of its Disparity Study at a press conference last Wednesday at the New Orleans Jazz Market. The findings ...
Dillard’s much heralded Nursing Program is back
By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer Emerging from a period of intensive self-assessment and review, Dillard University School of Nursing announced recently that it was restarting its pre-licensure baccalaureate nursing programs, reinvigorating a ...
No recusal of local judges in Cantrell credit card probe, retired judge rules
A court ruling will allow local judges to take on the investigation of Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell’s city credit card use, according to Nola.com/The Times-Picayune. Freddie Pitcher Jr., a retired East Baton ...
Rod West tapped to lead Sugar Bowl Committee
Rod West, Utility Group President for the Entergy Corporation and a former national champion football player for Notre Dame, has been selected as the Sugar Bowl Committee’s President for the ...
Trial in officer-involved killing of Black Houma teen is set
A trial is set for April 9 in a civil suit against the Terrebonne Parish sheriff and two deputies accused of violating the constitutional rights of a Black teenager who ...
First Black justice of La. Supreme Court collection of papers donated to Amistad Center
By Juliana Tomasoni Contributing Writer The Amistad Research Center hosted a reception at Tulane University to mark the donation of the Revius Oliver Ortique, Jr. papers to its collection. The family donated ...
The Black vote and citizens of Harahan will decide Jeff Sheriff’s Race
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer It’s neck and neck between Joe Lopinto and John Fortunato for Jefferson Parish Sheriff—at least that was the conclusion of many of the veteran former cops assembled ...

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