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NOPD struggling to get a handle on violent crime

With the police force continuing to lose NOPD officers faster than it can replace them and an anticipated spike in the city’s murder rate as

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State Senate Cmte. says its ‘okay’ to build school on former hazardous waste disposal site

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Aimed to prevent the construction of schools on land that was formerly used for hazardous waste disposal, House Bill

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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu delivers the State of the City address on Thursday, May 28, before an audience of elected officials and citizenry at the historic Carver Theatre.
Crescent City’s murder rate, violent crime rise despite progress
It’s summertime but the living appears to be anything but easy in the Big Easy as the city’s undermanned police department contends with a rash of murders, robberies and rapes. As ...
Policemen accused of sex crimes back on the job
The New Orleans Police Department, besieged with a host of scandals over the past year and grappling with a rising tide of violent crime, a severe manpower crisis and the ...
Louisiana may see sales tax hike
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer To plug Louisiana’s $1.6 billion deficit, the budget fixes proposed in this year’s legislative session can best be called “confused.” Seemingly contradictory bills are coming ...
Sen. Murray’s equal pay bill passes in La. Senate
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer On May 12, the Louisiana State Senate passed SB 219, an equal pay bill sponsored by Sen. Edwin Murray, D-New Orleans, and designed to prevent gender-based ...
RSD moving forward with building school on toxic waste site
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Despite strong evidence that dangerous toxins lurk in the soil as far as 15 feet below the surface of the site of the former Booker T. ...
Feds seek reinstatement of Danziger convictions
Federal prosecutors have asked an appeals court to reinstate the convictions of five former NOPD officers on civil rights charges stemming from the deadly shootings of six unarmed civilians on ...
Study: La. Black men are vanishing
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer A study released on April 20 by The New York Times’ Upshot column noted, “For every 100 Black women not in jail, there are only 83 Black ...
SUNO, UNO rally to fend off cuts
Campus officials, students, alumni and supporters from the University of New Orleans and Southern University at NewOrleans traveled to Baton Rouge last week to present a united front in an ...

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