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Is justice near for N.O. teachers wrongly fired after Katrina?

By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — When Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, the Orleans Parish School

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Federal monitor report critical of NOPD’s‘use of force’ documentation

The latest report on implementation of the NOPD consent decree issued by the federal monitor said that the police department needs to do a better

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Audit reveals that NOPD misclassified robberies
More than a year after the arduous process of implementing a 492-point NOPD consent decree began, it continues to become increasingly clear how challenging it will be for the embattled ...
Judge rejects Mayor’s attempt reduce N.O. judgeships
A Baton Rouge judge rejected New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s bid to eliminate the juvenile judge seat held by indicted Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge Yolanda King by allowing the ...
NOPD fails to report shooting by officer
Officer turned off body camera before shooting occurred Two days after the Aug. 11 incident, NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas said the late release of information about an officer-involved shooting was a ...
Firms hoping to build the airport raised their DBE pledges
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Late last week, the Hunt Gibbs Boh Metro team beat out NOLA Airport Builders in scoring by a newly appointed evaluation committee for $546 million to build ...
Black men show little signs of progress in 40 years
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Black men are no better off than they were more than 40 years ago, due to mass incarceration and job losses suffered during ...
Violence in city rages on as NOPD grapples with manpower shortage
Nine people are recovering from gunshot wounds in New Orleans over the third weekend of July, FOX 8 News reported last week. The violent spree began July 19 in eastern New ...
Two groups announce plan to boost spending among Blacks
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The U.S. Black Chambers (USBC) and the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers (NABHOOD) are formally partnering to make ...
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Former N.O. Mayor Ray Nagin gets 10 years
Former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin, the Cox Cable executive and businessman handpicked by the business community in New Orleans to succeed term-limited New Orleans Mayor Marc H. Morial, ...

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