After a shooting Thursday evening on South Saratoga Street in Central City, New Orleans police are hoping the public can help locate three suspects in the case, authorities said.
The threat of dangerous conditions from the storm causing deep flooding around Louisiana on Friday morning may have closed most schools in New Orleans, but two major weekend events — the St. Patrick’s Day parade in the Irish Channel, and Buku festival in the Lower Garden District — are still scheduled to proceed despite the rain.
Differences in the use-of-force policies between the New Orleans Police Department and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office have come into sharp relief this week, following the fatal shooting by Jefferson deputies of a suspect who had fled them into Central City as Lundi Gras parades rolled just a few streets away.
As Uber thrives in New Orleans and Lyft prepares to begin operations here, the leadership at United Cab say they have lost half their business, and are now doubling down to reconnect with the New Orleans customers they have served for more than 75 years.
A four-day run of two shootings, a homicide and other violent crimes around the Carrollton area appears to consist of all unrelated incidents, New Orleans police detectives said on Tuesday, and noted that they have begun making significant arrests in several of the cases.
One man was shot and two others were injured Tuesday morning in a shooting on Josephine Street in Central City, New Orleans police said.
After a lengthy day of public hearings on topics ranging from Taco Bell to strippers to fire stations, the proposed Four Generations Grocery and Eatery in Broadmoor received initial approval from the City Planning Commission — though its owners were urged to continue working with their neighbors.
With the prospect of the election of the first female President of the United States, Tulane University is hosting a visiting professor of political science Thursday evening for a discussion of gender and politics called “Everyone’s playing the gender card!”
Tulane University will unite the two buildings of its A.B. Freeman School of Business with a 45,000-square-foot, four-story addition in a $35 million expansion project that will start this spring and be finished in fall 2017, the university announced Monday morning.
Certified and aspiring teachers will have an exclusive hour of access to potential employers at New Orleans charter schools if they pre-register by today (Monday, March 7) for Saturday’s teacher fair.
Applying themes from his address on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina last year to the national stage today, former President Bill Clinton described unity as a prerequisite to prosperity and his wife as the best candidate to fight for both before a crowd of New Orleans supporters in Central City on Friday morning.
“The first thing is, you’ve got to elect a President who sees everybody,” Clinton said. “You can’t fix a problem or redeem a promise for someone you don’t see.”
City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell is “considering” a request made Thursday by opponents of the proposed Carrollton Boosters sports complex for a committee meeting to discuss the possibility of an Interim Zoning District over the The Fly at Audubon Park.
The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education sent a controversial decision on how to fund individual schools in New Orleans back to the Orleans Parish School Board on Thursday, in a move that appears to at least partially satisfy some schools’ request for more time to consider the impact of a new formula.
As Saturday’s Democratic primary approaches, the majority of Louisiana’s superdelegates have already committed to cast their ballots for former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, based on interviews conducted this week.
A bicyclist was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning at an Irish Channel intersection, and a Rite Aid pharmacy was robbed later in the afternoon on South Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans police said.
Although they appeared to be rebuffed by the New Orleans City Council last month, members of the “Save the Fly” movement are asking for the city to impose a new process that could slow down, alter or even stop the proposed Carrollton Boosters soccer complex on the Audubon Riverview.