We have news from around the city — and our own newsroom — in this week’s roundup. Founder Karen Gadbois […]
Remembering tar balls, oil slicks and the summer that wasn't.
Five-candidate list of contenders also kept from public review.
Building on the most successful year in our history, The Lens is announcing a significant shake-up of editorial and administrative […]
A public-relations company billed Entergy about $55,000 to bring supporters to two public meetings.
The company says the council’s decision is “incompatible” with its system to help register users.
Welcome once again to the Week in Review. And it certainly has been a week. Let’s review it. We’ve got […]
In a November letter, DA said file review could take “as long as six months.” Spokesman says that was an estimate, not a deadline.
Allowing the fast-food outlet would open the door to more of same.
The Jefferson Parish DA's turned over 92 "DA subpoenas" in response to a public records request from The Lens. The documents date from 2016 and 2017, before DA Paul Connick ended the practice.
The Orleans Parish School Board cast itself as a rescue squad in taking charge of Cypress Academy after the charter […]
The house was moved from the site of the VA hospital, torn down at its new location and then replaced.
Reporter Charles Maldonado received an award for his investigation into fake subpoenas.
One irony: STRs are gutting the neighborhoods tourists want to stay in.
City may have improperly used millions in special taxes to satisfy state pension obligations.
If the school closes after the 2019-20 school year, students would get priority in the citywide enrollment lottery.
It has also pledged police protection and zones where only NFL-sanctioned commercial activity will be allowed.
Personalized learning is transforming schools in the Crescent City, but what does that mean for students? Some educators support the philosophy but worry it’s causing kids to spend too much time learning alone in front of a screen.
A way to generate citizen involvement and grassroots power
Our investigation into the paid actor scandal is now the most-read story in The Lens' history.