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2014 target date for long-awaited 9th Ward project

By Kari Harden Contributing Writer Golden shovels and all, ground will break next Monday on a vision more than five years in the making: the

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Ex-cop apologizes to Wendell Allen’s family

A day after he apologized to the family of Wendell Allen, former NOPD Officer Joshua Colclough entered a guilty plea and began serving a four-year

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NOPD consent decree moves forward
Despite the efforts of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to derail the process, implementation of the federally mandated NOPD consent decree moved forward on August 9.
Gun violence leading cause of death of Black children
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Gun violence is the leading cause of death among Black children and teens, according to a new report by the Children’s Defense Fund, ...
NORD baseball players make it to the RBI World Series
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer Although New Orleans does not have a major league baseball team, the Crescent City has representation in the World Series — the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities ...
Meeting on NOPD consent decree set
Community United for Change, a grassroots organization that las led the effort to completely overhaul the New Orleans Police Department, will host a community meeting about the federally mandated NOPD ...
Hearings resume over OPP consent decree
Hearings to determine who should foot the cost of reforms at Orleans Parish Prison resumed in federal court Wednesday, FOX 8 News reported.
State documents detail standardized test cheating, irregularities at N.O. schools
By Jessica Williams In three recent years, 33 New Orleans public schools have been flagged for problems and possible cheating on standardized tests, including an excessive number of ...
FEMA to pilot new flood map procedure in five La. parishes
The Federal Emergency Man­age­ment Agency (FEMA) has chosen five parishes in Louisiana to be part of a pilot program for new guidelines to determine flood hazards for areas protected by ...
Former mayor says consent decrees needed
Marc H. Morial, CEO of the National Urban League and a former New Orleans mayor, placed the current mayor, Mitch Landrieu, squarely on the hot seat when he told WDSU ...

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