Private development plans on public land scrapped

By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer A controversial plan to build a sports complex on a section of The Fly has been called off following months

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City seeks more taxes on April 9

MILLAGE PROPOSITION FOR FIRE AND POLICE: Vote NO This Saturday’s election will ask Orleans Parish voters to approve a $26.6 million annual property tax hike

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New stats show NOPD response times improving
NOPD officials said last week that the department has successfully reduced the amount to time it takes for officers to respond to residents’ calls for assistance. But the numbers also ...
HANO to make criminal background checks more liberal for housing assistance
By Prescotte Stokes III Contributing Writer The voices of two dozen protesters chanting, ‘Human needs. Not corporate greed!’ filled the air on Monday (March 21) evening in the typically quiet Gentilly neighborhood ...
Raft of bills seeks to remove protections for dedicated coastal-restoration money
By Bob Marshall The Lens Since being unveiled nine years ago, Louisiana’s plan for coastal salvation, now pegged at $92 billion, has cleared a number of political obstacles, but it’s now trying ...
‘Mixed-race’ bias prominent in certain zip codes, according to new study
By James Devitt Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – White Americans who live in less racially diverse areas tend to show more prejudice against Black people. But new research shows the ...
Two mothers jailed for five days over two hot dogs
By Bill Quigley Contributing Writer Two Texas mothers, who police said had no criminal record, spent five days in a notorious Louisiana jail over charges they ate two hot dogs, milkshakes and ...
Gretna Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Celebrates milestone
This year, the Gretna alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi is celebrating its Golden Anniversary. A highlight of this year-long celebration was a brunch held in February that honored its “sole ...
Young scholar already reaching beyond the stars
By Kaelin Maloid Contributing Writer Keiana Cavé is merely 17, but she has already had things happen to her that are out of this world. This Lusher Charter School senior who has had ...
Another JPSO deputy-involved shooting in N.O. under investigation
In the midst of a DOJ and NOPD Public Integrity Bureau investigation of a Feb. 8 fatal shooting that involved two Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies, the NOPD said last ...

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