The statewide effort to create a constitutional amendment requiring a unanimous jury vote for a conviction came to Uptown New Orleans this week, registering voters and rallying supporters for the Nov. 6 ballot question. Constitutional Amendment 2 — placed on the ballot after the legislature’s passage of a bill by state Rep. J.P. Morrell, D-New [...]
A man refused to pay the fare on a South Carrollton Avenue streetcar and then attacked the driver over the weekend, and investigators are now hoping the public can help identify the gentleman, New Orleans police said. The man got on the streetcar at South Carrollton and South Claiborne shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. [...]
Preaching in a staccato, firebrand rhetoric on numerous conservative sacred-cow issues, Baton Rouge State Rep. Rick Edmonds was heartily endorsed last night by the Orleans Parish Republican Executive Committee and the Greater New Orleans Republicans in the Nov. 6 race for Secretary of State, beating out better-known names locally such as Kenner State Rep. Julie [...]
Sponsored by So they say fall is here and yet from our location on North Broad it looks increasingly like the anti-groundhog has promised us six more weeks of summer. The fall movie season however is just days away as award contenders make their way from the festivals up north to the cinemas down south. [...]
Doris Roché-Hicks has led Friends of King Schools for more than a decade.
How does New Orleans City Council prioritize its budget? Joe Giarrusso III, who represents District A, and Jason Williams, elected by the city at large, discussed the city’s budgeting process and priorities with residents of the Carrollton Area Network. Both councilmembers used the Tuesday evening meeting to present their ideas for improvements or new allocations, [...]
Visit the Notarial Archives Research Center Chelsey Richard Napoleon, Clerk of Civil District Court and Ex-Officio Recorder, is celebrating Archives Month at the Notarial Archives Research Center during the month of October. Tours, workshops, and seminars are scheduled throughout the month, with an opening reception on October 1. There is no cost to attend, but [...]
The case involves a dispute between two European billionaires. According to the suit, Crowds on Demand repeatedly defamed Zdenek Bakala as part of a conspiracy to extort millions of dollars from him.
A philanthropic fall event series—named “trepwork for good” and hosted by trepwise & Eiffel Society—highlights two local non-profits monthly with Pay it Forward Happy Hour events to increase awareness and fundraising opportunities for each participating organization. This month’s event will have a “Community Sustainability” theme and will showcase two sustainability-driven non-profits: Friends of Lafitte Greenway and Urban Conservancy. September’s “trepwork for good” takes [...]
The Alliance for Good Government is meeting today (Monday, Sept. 24) to hear from candidates for Congress in the fall elections. See below for live coverage. Live Blog Alliance for Good Government endorsement meeting – Sept. 24, 2018
Charter schools aren’t required to follow district policies.
After years of requests from Carrollton neighborhood leaders and accessibility advocates, city officials are now considering allocating a half-million dollars to make Nix Library wheelchair-accessible.
One man was shot in Central City, and another man was shot in on Delachaise Street, New Orleans police said.
Cantrell’s CleanUp NOLA plan will expand city’s surveillance network A new initiative from Mayor LaToya Cantrell aimed at reducing litter […]
Two members of the New Orleans City Council — Joe Giarrusso, who represents District A, and Jason Williams, elected by the city at large — will meet with Carrollton neighborhood activists and residents next week for a discussion of the upcoming city budget process and priorities. The meeting hosted by the Carrollton Area Network will [...]
A machete-wielding man who allegedly attacked a group of people bound for a pool party earlier this summer has been identified, and investigators are hoping the public can help locate him, New Orleans police said. Kevin Eugene Parker, 23, is wanted on warrants seeking his arrest on two counts of aggravated assault and one count [...]
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Or would growing a backbone cost him the nomination?
Cypress and Noble Minds have both made a point of serving special education students, an expensive group for schools. They are both looking to increase enrollment numbers to avoid cuts.
One Mid-City resident got six tickets at a time when she says she was at work. The city is looking into the matter.