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A FEMA-funded program to repair roads is meant to put things back the way they were, not make them better.
A series of weekly chess classes for elementary and middle-school aged children will start Thursday evening at the Lyons Center. “Chess at the Center” is open to chess players of all skill levels from ages 6 to 14. It is led by Kendric Perkins, a NORD coach who teaches chess at Lycee Francais and other [...]
A man was arrested on South Carrollton Avenue on Monday evening after he allegedly beat a woman and kept in her in his car after she asked him for a ride home, New Orleans police said. The victim, a woman in her 30s, called 36-year-old Alex Quijana and asked him to give her a ride [...]
This is the first indication of how often prosecutors used the bogus documents.
Members of the New Orleans Coalition gathered Uptown Sunday afternoon to discuss the fate of – and the impact of – criminal justice reform legislation in Louisiana. Senator J.P. Morrell and Representative Royce Duplessis were on hand to recap the most recent legislative session and how each bill was successfully passed, as well as what issues [...]
City workers have begun digging up a two-block stretch of Cherokee Street in order to replace its utility lines and repave the asphalt afterward, and the project is expected to last until the end of the year, New Orleans officials said. The $1.2 million Cherokee Street rebuilding project will include the replacement of water lines, [...]
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Two men were robbed early Saturday morning while sitting on a St. Thomas Street porch, New Orleans police said. The victims, both in their early 20s, were sitting on a porch in the 1800 block of St. Thomas Street (near Felicity Street) shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday, July 7, when they were confronted by an [...]
New Orleans charter schools add parents to boards to increase parent involvement New Orleans charter schools are adding a parent […]
Communities of color feel singled out for surveillance.
A new book about the New Orleans Baby Dolls marching groups will be featured at an upcoming launch party that will double as a fundraiser for the “One Book One New Orleans” citywide reading campaign. The launch party for “Walking Raddy: the Baby Dolls of New Orleans” by Dr. Kim Vaz-Deville will be held from [...]
A 14-year-old boy who allegedly stole a handgun from a car in the Garden District and then committed two different shootings in Central City was arrested Friday, New Orleans police said. The boy, whose name is not being released because of his age, was linked by detectives to a vehicle burglary reported in the 1400 [...]
Oakland California residents Teila Evans, Destiny Bennett and Zena Dave’ couldn’t be more excited about the 24th Annual Essence Music Festival which opened Thursday and runs through Sunday. “This is our first time to attend Essence. We’ve been planning this trip for months and are going to take in as many activities as possible,” said [...]
New Orleans police detectives are looking for a man they call a repeat auto burglar in connection with a theft last week from a car on Upperline Street, authorities said. Kaih Smith, 25, is wanted for arrest in connection with a theft that took place around 6:30 a.m. Friday, June 29, in the 1800 block [...]
Some charter leaders question whether the requirement is an intrusion on their autonomy.
A developer’s plan to renovate a cluster of double shotguns on South Liberty Street into a series of two-family cottages is being hailed as a model of affordable historic renovation by neighbors, other builders and preservation activists as the project nears a hearing before the City Planning Commission next week. The project consists of six [...]
The intersection of Magazine and Nashville streets will be closed for three weeks while workers repair underground utility lines and repaved, New Orleans officials announced. Workers with Hard Rock Construction will begin work Monday, July 9, starting with the drainage line repairs, according to the city’s announcement. Afterward, they will repave the entire intersection “to [...]
A New Orleans police officer was injured Saturday when a car driven by a suspect fleeing a traffic stop struck him and several parked cars, authorities said. Officers with the Uptown-based Second District stopped a car driven by a man later identified as 30-year-old Neon Arnold on Saturday, June 30, near the intersection of South [...]
The new d4 Tabletop Gaming Café offers a hub for New Orleans card and board game players to meet, eat, and play for hours long on Oak Street. Owners Mark and Tracy Meyer opened the café in March this year. Mark Meyer is a city local with 20 years in the restaurant business, and Tracy [...]