After New Orleans East residents and business owners were hit February 7 with the strongest recorded tornado in city history, the arduous process of figuring
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By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer In his first year, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has taken a particular interest in New Orleans’ murder problem.
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City officials unveiled an ambitious, $40 million initiative aimed at improving public safety across New Orleans with a special emphasis on keeping visitors to the city safe and providing police ... Constable makes offer to assist NOPD
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Interdepartmental “loaning” of police officers has become all the rage in New Orleans of late. Last Wednesday, citing the recent shooting of a five-month-old infant in ... In final address: President Obama says ‘post racial’ America was ‘never realistic’
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — In a tearful televised address before a passionate and exuberant Chicago audience, President Barack Obama gave his departing speech Tuesday night, imploring African ... Compliance director endorses new addition to Orleans Parish jail
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer On January 3, Gary D. Maynard, compliance director of the Orleans Parish jail, submitted a plan to improve the facility that included a recommendation for the city ... Homicides rise in Orleans, Jeff. parishes
Despite efforts to curb violent crime, homicides rose in both Orleans and Jefferson parishes in 2016. Record number of African Americans named Rhodes Scholars for 2017
To become a Rhodes Scholar, a student must be of “high academic achievement, have an integrity of character, a spirit of unselfishness, respect for others, potential for leadership and physical ... Community at odds over proposed power plant
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer A discussion over whether Entergy should be able to run a natural gas-powered, $216 million power plant at Michoud in coming years has resurfaced after the energy ... NOPD accused of hiring improprieties
A high-ranking executive of the severely undermanned New Orleans Police Department has been accused by a police union leader of approving NOPD applicants whose applications had been rejected by contractors ...
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