Violations, ranging over issues ranging from physical restraint of a student to failure to provide special-ed services could cost the charter elementary school its charter
Girls on the Run, a confidence-building program serving nearly 300 school-age girls across the New Orleans area, will celebrate the culmination of this year’s 10-week training program with a 5K race open to the public on Saturday morning in Audubon Park. The race makes a lap around the Audubon Park lagoon and along the Mississippi [...]
Sandy Kaynor, the attorney who was critically wounded when he was shot in the driveway of his Camp Street home in 2012, has died from his injuries, New Orleans police said. Kaynor was shot Oct. 2, 2012, in the driveway of his home in the 3400 block of Camp Street by attackers in the midst [...]
A woman sitting in her Toyota Camry on Palmer Avenue was carjacked at gunpoint Wednesday night, New Orleans police said. The victim, a 20-year-old woman, was sitting in the car at Palmer and Willow around 11 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, when an assailant armed with handgun opened her door and ordered her out of the [...]
New Orleans residents who are concerned that STRS (short term rentals) are destroying the fabric of their neighborhoods will probably pack the City Council Chambers next Tuesday when the City Planning Commission receives public comment as part of a study commissioned by Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell and the City Council to determine if any modifications are [...]
A man was shot to death in the South Claiborne Avenue neutral ground in the middle of the afternoon Wednesday, New Orleans police said. The shooting was reported shortly after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, on South Claiborne Avenue near First Street, according to NOPD reports. “Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive male lying in [...]
Join the New Orleans Film Society as they present the homecoming of New Orleans native director Jim Cummings’s first feature film “Thunder Road,” which won the Grand Prize in SXSW 2018 and heading to Cannes Film Festival for its international premiere in May. “Thunder Road” tells the story of a flawed police officer, Jim Arnaud [...]
A 47-year-old woman’s car was stolen while she was dropping a friend off in the 1800 block of Dante Street late Thursday. The victim parked her tan 2006 Subaru Forester to drop off a friend around 8:10 p.m. Thursday (April 17). Both women exited the vehicle and walked about 20 feet away, leaving the car [...]
One man is dead and another person injured after a double shooting on South Roman Street early Wednesday. New Orleans Police Second District officers responded to shots fired in the 3600 block of South Roman Street around 4:53 a.m. Wednesday, April 18. When officers arrived they found an adult woman who told police she heard [...]
The property was the subject of a code-enforcement hearing Tuesday.
A man was shot in the leg early Tuesday morning on Josephine Street in Central City, New Orleans police said. Shortly after 4 a.m., a man in his late 50s was near Josephine and South Derbigny streets when a white van with two men inside approached, according to the initial NOPD report. “Shots were fired [...]
Although she has less than a month left in office, District A City Councilwoman Susan Guidry is continuing to advocate for tighter regulations of AirBnB and other short-term rental platforms that she originally sought two years ago — and the incoming class of council members say they are listening to her. When the City Council [...]
The school district wants to phase out McDonogh 35 and hire a contractor to run the school long-term.
A man was found shot to death early Monday morning inside a SUV on Erato Street, New Orleans police said. Responding to reports of gunfire from the 1300 block of South Galvez Street shortly after 6 a.m., officers found the man in the driver seat of a dark gray SUV in the 3600 block of [...]
Both outgoing District A City Councilwoman Susan Guidry and incoming Councilman Joe Giarrusso III will meet with Carrollton residents tonight to discuss issues relating to short-term rentals. The event is being organized by the Carrollton Area Network, which includes members from the Maple Street area, the Carrollton-Riverbend, Central Carrollton, Northwest Carrollton, Hollygrove, Fontainebleau, Hollygrove-Dixon, Palm-air, [...]
A man giving a ride to a woman and her son was carjacked by them Friday evening, and a St. Charles Avenue business was robbed at gunpoint late Sunday night, New Orleans police said. Around 10:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, a man in his 60s picked up a woman and her son and took them [...]
Traffic will be reduced to a single lane on Martin Luther King Boulevard for at least a week because of utility work for an upcoming reconstruction of the road, city officials announced. Starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018, the City of New Orleans’ construction contractor, Command Construction Industries, LLC, will shift the [...]
A Tulane student and her friend were forced to participate in sex acts with a group of a half-dozen men at a home on South Claiborne Avenue early Sunday, prompting an aggravated rape investigation by the New Orleans Police Department, authorities said. The victims were two women, one who attends Tulane and a guest, according [...]
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Lusher Charter School is holding its April monthly board meeting. See below for live coverage. Live Blog Lusher Charter School board meeting – April 14, 2018