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Ten years after Hurricane Katrina resulting in the breaking of levees that inundated the city with flood waters, Rosenwald Center reopens its doors last week. At left, a resident of the Marrero Commons Commons tries out its new basketball court.
Rosenwald Center reopens its doors to community
By Ivory Bibbins Contributing Writer It took 10 years after Hurricane Katrina, but the B.W. Cooper community, now called the Marrero Commons, has a public center. The new Rosenwald Recreation Center located ...
N.O.’s ‘Blueprint for Safety’ celebrates first year
By Tatyana Aubert Contributing Writer The fight to end domestic violence in New Orleans continues. Just last year, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced the launch of the Blueprint for Safety project, a ...
Judge orders reopening of Orleans Parish Prison’s transport docks
A month after Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman shut down the Orleans Parish Prison transport facility used to move inmates to Orleans Parish Criminal Court, raising concerns about security and ...
Wellness Week focuses on mental health of Blacks
By Eliqua Brooks Contributing Writer Many New Orleans residents carry a heavy burden from depression 10 years after Katrina. It continues to play a huge role in the wellness of the city. ...
Mayor, police chief seek federal funds to hire more policemen
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and NOPD Supt. Michael Harrison recently attended a U.S. Department of Justice summit on violent crime in Washington, DC along with nearly two dozen other ...
N.O. Inspector General and Police Monitor go their separate ways
On Wednesday, October 14, Councilmembers Jared Brossett and LaToya Cantrell met with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and the Independent Police Monitor (IPM). Inspector General Ed Quatreveaux and ...
Harrah’s seeks assistance as it adjusts to city’s smoking ban
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer According to City Hall, a smoking ban imposed on bars and casinos in late April has gone well enough. But operators of Harrah’s New Orleans casino on ...
Ex-police chief jailed for tasing inmates
A former Mamou, La. police chief was sentenced last week to prison and another former state police chief pleaded guilty to civil rights violations after a probe into excessive force ...

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