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Nearly a decade after Katrina, 81% of homes are rebuilt

Nearly 10 years after Hurricane Katrina and subsequent levee breaks flooded 80 percent of the Crescent City, a study by the University of New Orleans

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NOPD gets positive feedback from OIG

After taking the NOPD to task for downgrading thefts of wallets and/or purses in the French Quarter and Central Business District two years ago, New

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Child poverty in N.O. surpasses national rate
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer While the state of the economy in New Orleans following Hurricane has been described as a renaissance – life is not getting much better for a ...
Woes continue for NOPD as approval ratings drop
Almost from the moment that NOPD Supt. Michael Harrison announced the reassignment of 22 officers from desk or support jobs to street patrol duty, the impact of the move was ...
French Quarter safety plan unveiled
With Mardi Gras 2015 in the city’s rearview mirror and things getting back to the new normal, a local businessman who is fed up with the city’s growing crime problem ...
N.O. crime rises in all areas except murder, data shows
NOPD's ‘aorta of corruption’ still intact despite consent decree, report finds As if the rash of armed robberies and violent attacks in the French Quarter in recent months weren’t enough to ...
NOPD unveils plan to keep city safe during Mardi Gras
‘Bourbon Street brawl’ video goes viral Just four days after a video of a violent Bourbon Street brawl went viral and added to anxiety about the safety of the French Quarter ...
Crime is on minds of residents this Carnival season
New Orleans, La. State Police officials reach agreement on trooper support Drastic times call for drastic measures. Like posting signs throughout the French Quarter that remind residents, workers and tourists to be ...
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President calls for criminal justice reform
(Special from Northstar News Today) – President Barack Obama called for reform of the criminal justice system during his State of the Union address, acknowledging that both crime and incarceration ...
N.O. experiences historic lows in murder
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Three years after kicking off the much-ballyhooed NOLA for Life murder reduction strategy, Mayor Mitch Landrieu is touting the program’s success in the new year as the ...

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