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Murders down, but rape, robbery and theft on the rise in N.O.

You’re more likely to be raped, robbed or become a theft victim than to become a murder victim in New Orleans, according to crime statistics

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Black children have highest abuse rates

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent • By 4 years old, Black children had a 1 in 10 chance of being maltreated. • By 10

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Another report is critical of NOPD’s response time
Coming on the heels of two reports that questioned the NOPD’s use of its available manpower and said the embattled department has “a long way to go” to fulfill the ...
Even small surges will flood sections of I-10 east and west
By Bob Marshall The Lens When it comes to hurricane evacuation, city and state emergency managers have always stressed there is no room for the “better late than never” mentality. Those ...
DOJ releases report on online misconduct
A Justice Department report into the once-anonymous online postings of two former federal prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana makes clear they engaged ...
N.O.P.D. routinely misclassified rape cases
The New Orleans inspector general recently filed a report that says the New Orleans Police Department has an “institutional problem” classifying rapes, contributing to sexual assault statistics that are ...
New Orleans members of the City Council, sworn in on May 5, are from left: Nadine Ramsey, District C, Councilman-at-large Jason Williams, Councilwoman-at-large Stacey Head, Jared Brossett, District D, Susan Guidry, District A, James Gray, District E and LaToya Cantrell, District B.
N.O. mayor, council are sworn in
With a host of challenges facing them, New Orleans’ mayor and city council members embarked upon a new era with Monday’s swearing-in ceremony in the Crescent City. During his acceptance ...
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Supreme Court creates affirmative inaction
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — A Supreme Court decision, April 22, upholding states’ right to ban the use of ...
Jefferson Parish endorsement recommendations for May 3 election
Saturday’s vote in Jefferson Parish is the reason we need fewer election dates on the calendar. Originally, the milliage votes were supposed to coincide with the Kenner elections ...
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 city’s domicile rule, changes co-authored ...

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