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Morial, others blast council for relaxing domicile rule

Former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial and others took shots last week at the New Orleans City Council’s decision on April 10 to tweak the

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America’s war against Black Power

By Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – Human rights activists are calling on the government to grant amnesty

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Re-development Act for Lower 9th Ward proposed
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Two proposed measures known collectively as the Lower Ninth Ward Re-Development Act that would allow current and former Lower Ninth Ward residents and other individuals to purchase ...
NOPD manpower shortage raises concerns
It doesn’t look like New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is going to be able to keep the promise he made during his recent re-election bid to put 150 new cops ...
Danziger cop awaiting new trial asks to be moved to local jail
Attorneys for a former New Orleans police sergeant who is awaiting a new trial on charges stemming from deadly shootings that took place on an eastern New Orleans bridge less ...
Runoff endorsements for March 15 election
Yes, there is an important election on Saturday. The March 15 election is to select Orleans Parish Sheriff, and Corner, as well to fill New Orleans Council at-large and District C ...
“If a terrorist group wanted to locate here and promised to create jobs, would we let them in?”
Gen. Honoré lambasts La.’s relationship with oil and gas industry
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer “Earlier generations had World Wars I and II, Korea and Vietnam but the biggest challenges for this generation are water and air,” retired Lt. General Russel Honoré ...
Another NOPD fatal shooting has community seeking answers
Officer has long record of excessive force Family members, friends and neighbors are still trying to figure out what happened after a 31-year-old Black man was gunned by by a New ...
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Former Mayor Nagin found guilty
Sentencing set for June 11 Former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin made history Wednesday by becoming the first mayor in New Orleans’ nearly 300-year history to be tried and convicted ...
Judge drops charges against defendant in Henry Glover case
A federal judge has thrown out charges against a former New Orleans policeman who faced a retrial next month on charges he helped cover up a deadly police shooting after ...

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