A move to weight the state’s per-pupil funding much more heavily toward students in New Orleans with special needs could lead to a “devastating” budget cut of around $1.2 million at Lusher Charter School, officials said Saturday morning.
Despite construction underway on nearly every major transporation artery in Uptown New Orleans less than two months away from Mardi Gras, the City Council approved a 2016 parade schedule this week that suggests krewes follow their traditional routes.
The body of an unidentified woman was found Thursday night on Robert Street in Broadmoor, but New Orleans police say her body showed no obvious injuries as officials seek to determine her cause of death.
The new campus of Walter L. Cohen High School may be built on the school’s original site, closer to the Amelia Street side of the property than the current building along Delachaise Street and in a smaller building than other new high schools, according to early ideas being floated by the school’s operator.
New Orleans police are seeking the public’s help identifying a couple who are accused of snatching a man’s cell phone and backpack from him on a recent morning in the Carrollton neighborhood.
The New Orleans Public Library Children’s Resource Center on Napoleon Avenue will celebrate the holidays this weekend with free books for young readers and teens, live music, games, crafts and refreshments.
Low water pressure is expected along two blocks of Joseph Street on Thursday to facilitate construction of a new water line serving the area, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.
Meanwhile, New Orleans police are still investigating two subsequent shootings and two armed robberies that took place over the Thanksgiving holidays, with little in the way of leads so far.
Low water pressure is expected on Magnolia Street in Central City this morning after a water-line break, authorities said.