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“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

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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

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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 ...
Nagin’s trial gets underway
With New Orleanians scrambling last week to protect their pets, pipes and plants from a late-January storm and a contentious mayoral race heating up as it entered its final stretch, ...
Endorsement recommendations for February 1 election
Bagneris for Mayor After sitting down with the three mayoral candidates and reflecting on the skill set and intangibles of each candidate, The Louisiana Weekly’s Editorial Board has decided to endorse ...
Fired teachers win in Appeals Court
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal unanimously ruled that approximately 7,000 teachers and school employees were wrongfully terminated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Youth violence higher in communities with few Black men
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — In neighborhoods where men are missing in action, youth violence is more likely, a ...
ERNEST JOSEPH “TABBY” THOMAS January 5, 1929 – January 1, 2014
Tabby Thomas, ‘King of the Swamp Blues,’ dies
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Tabby Thomas was core to the Louisiana blues. As a guitarist, vocalist, composer, club owner, radio deejay, Rockin' Tabby, the King of the Swamp Blues, put the ...
Drama rolls on in wake of Henry Glover retrial
The drama surrounding the murder of an unarmed Black man by an a former NOPD officer and the subsequent coverup continued to unfold last week, more than eight years after ...

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