Private development plans on public land scrapped

By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer A controversial plan to build a sports complex on a section of The Fly has been called off following months

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New stats show NOPD response times improving

NOPD officials said last week that the department has successfully reduced the amount to time it takes for officers to respond to residents’ calls for

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HANO to make criminal background checks more liberal for housing assistance
By Prescotte Stokes III Contributing Writer The voices of two dozen protesters chanting, ‘Human needs. Not corporate greed!’ filled the air on Monday (March 21) evening in the typically quiet Gentilly neighborhood ...
Raft of bills seeks to remove protections for dedicated coastal-restoration money
By Bob Marshall The Lens Since being unveiled nine years ago, Louisiana’s plan for coastal salvation, now pegged at $92 billion, has cleared a number of political obstacles, but it’s now trying ...
Young scholar already reaching beyond the stars
By Kaelin Maloid Contributing Writer Keiana Cavé is merely 17, but she has already had things happen to her that are out of this world. This Lusher Charter School senior who has had ...
Gretna Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Celebrates milestone
This year, the Gretna alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi is celebrating its Golden Anniversary. A highlight of this year-long celebration was a brunch held in February that honored its “sole ...
Tuskegee Airmen were founded 75 years ago March 22, 1941.
Anniversary events may mark the last time to honor surviving members of heroic fighters
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – The Tuskegee Airmen Foundation will host a celebration on March 22, marking the 75th anniversary of the inauguration of the U.S. ...
Danziger cops seek release while awaiting new trial
Four former NOPD officers convicted for a post-Katrina shooting that left two unarmed people dead and four others wounded on the Danziger Bridge in eastern New Orleans asked a federal ...
Study reveals that Blacks and immigrants lead a hard life in the Gulf South states
A new study conducted by Loyola University of New Orleans found that life is hard for Blacks and immigrants in the five states nestled along the Gulf of Mexico that ...
Franklinton legislator files bill in regular session to protect Confederate monuments
With most eyes in the state capitol focused on Louisiana’s budgetary shortfall during the special legislative session that wrapped up last week, a Franklinton, La. legislator filed a bill on ...

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