A 15-year-old student at Isidore Newman School has been arrested after he allegedly posted a photo Wednesday morning of several rifles and a shotgun online with the message “Don’t come to school tomorrow,” New Orleans police said.
A new micro-distillery called Broad Street Cider & Ale in one of the Green Coast Enterprises buildings near Washington Avenue received initial approval from city officials on Tuesday.
The Isidore Newman School is closed today (Thursday, March 30) after a “threat of violence” was posted to social media, though the person responsible has already been identified, school officials said.
Although the race to replace now U.S. Senator John Kennedy as State Treasurer is just shaping up, two powerful women – both Republicans – have already emerged as candidates in what will be a big money race: Kenner State Rep. Julie Stokes and former Commissioner of Administration Angele Davis, wife of 19th Judicial District Judge Tim Kelley.
A 55-year-old woman was arrested this week on a negligent homicide charge in connection with 2015 crash on Toledano Street that killed a pedestrian, New Orleans police said.
The New Orleans College Prep governing board voted Tuesday evening against returning either Cohen College Prep High School or Crocker College Prep to the oversight of the Orleans Parish School Board for the next school year, meaning all the charter network’s schools will return at once the following year with the rest of the schools around the city.
Two buildings in the 3900 block of Tchoupitoulas Street were denied demolition requests before city officials last week.
Since the publication of “RISING TIDE: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America,” it has been widely hailed as essential reading to understand the relationship between New Orleans, the water that surrounds it, and the rest of the country’s attitude toward the city.
To mark the book’s 20th anniversary, author and historian John Barry will deliver a special lecture at 6 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, March 28) at Octavia Books.
Two lanes on the downtown-bound side of South Claiborne Avenue will close overnight for water-line work, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.
Paula Brown won election to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and a close race for Civil District Court between Suzy Montero and Rachael Johnson will require a runoff in an election Saturday that drew barely 10 percent of registered voters in New Orleans.
It was reported this week that New Orleans hit a milestone: In 2016, for the first time since Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that New Orleans suffered a deficit in terms of domestic migration. Put more simply, this means that more people moved out of the city to other parts of the United States than the reverse.
Meanwhile, another story reported that New Orleans hosted a record-breaking 10.45 million visitors in 2016, more than any year since before Hurricane Katrina. Those visitors also spent more than ever before – a whopping $7.41 billion dollars, to be precise.
Propeller has selected the 16 businesses who will participate in its Growth Accelerator, a 3-month program designed to help them maximize their financial sustainability and increase their capacity to tackle city-wide disparities in food, water, health, and education.
The class of entrepreneurs includes familiar names like Circle Food Store, New Orleans’ first African-American owned full service grocery store and local sustainability leader LifeCity, along with emerging businesses like Bluefin Data, a data company pioneering a tool to simplify data reporting between the seafood industry and the government.
The suspect in a shooting that left a man dead on Foucher Street in the Milan neighborhood in November has been arrested on a murder charge in California, New Orleans police said.