Four parades — the krewes of Carrollton, King Arthur, Alla and Femme Fatale — rolled on the Uptown route Sunday afternoon.
The Knights of Sparta was “In the Mood” for classic tunes and the Krewe of Pygmalion explored the “Spectrum of Emotions” in Saturday night parades on the Uptown route.
Offshore worker Evangelisto Ramos told police back in December that he had been with Trinece Fedison the night before her body was discovered in an out-of-place trash can in Central City, so they knew to expect his DNA on her body.
But when laboratory testing confirmed that the 42-year-old man’s DNA was also on the outside of the trash can, police secured a warrant on a murder charge and arrested him from Port Fourchon on Wednesday night.
Earlier this week, the French consul general — his government’s top representative in New Orleans — announced that he has been actively exploring options to advance the creation of a French high school in the city.Officials at a number of elementary schools that offer French immersion programs have long discussed such an idea, but one of the fundamental concerns has always been the same: that there are not enough students fluent in French to justify a high school.
A review this week of the enrollment at area French immersion programs, however, suggests that may be changing.
A stretch of Camp Street through the Garden District will experience low water pressure Friday morning while the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans repairs a 4-inch water valve nearby, officials said.
A man’s body was found Wednesday morning on the railroad tracks near Leake Avenue, and investigators believe he was hit by a train sometime earlier, New Orleans police said.
The authors of two new books from History Press — one chronicling events in New Orleans leading up to the infamous Super Bowl power outage in 2013, and the other a history of Hattiesburg, Miss. — will read from and discuss their works at Tulane University tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 4).
A motorist was shot as he drove down St. Thomas Street on Tuesday afternoon, and as he tried to speed away, his car hit a number of objects before flipping and crashing into a school bus, New Orleans police said.
The top representative of the French government in New Orleans said he is actively researching the best option toward the creation of a new high school in the city aligned with his country’s educational program.
A 28-year-old man fatally shot his 25-year-old girlfriend and then himself in a Willow Street apartment, New Orleans police said Sunday morning, leaving the Tulane community mourning the unexpected loss of two law-school students.
A 28-year-old woman was killed and her boyfriend was injured Saturday morning in a fire at a home on South Saratoga Street in Central City, New Orleans fire authorities said.
Before Mayor Mitch Landrieu took the podium for Friday’s grand opening ceremony at Martin Wine Cellar on Baronne Street, he had a very important question to ask.
“You’ve already got your lemonade?” Landrieu asked a patron in the crowd, noting her tall glass. He took the microphone, and continued, “I’m happy. You know how many times I came here when I was a kid to get a sandwich, how many Lindys I’ve eaten?”
The large vacant lot on Broadway Street near Earhart Boulevard in Gert Town that formerly held the Mary Church Terrell Elementary School received tentative approval this week to become the new New Orleans Police Department Second District station and a community pool.
Bricolage Academy, an Orleans Parish charter school that opened two years ago, will move out of Touro Synagogue on St. Charles Avenue next year and into Mid-City, while Cypress Academy — one of the newest OPSB charter schools — will open next year in the Touro space.