May 232017
 

Desiree Charbonnet announces her candidacy for mayor to a cheering crowd Monday night at the Sheraton Hotel in New Orleans. (photo by Bernie Saul, courtesy of the Charbonnet campaign)


Fulfilling the expectations raised when she recently resigned her seat as judge on the New Orleans Municipal Court, Desiree Charbonnet publicly announced her intent to run for mayor Monday night to supporters gathered at a downtown hotel. Continue reading »

May 022017
 

Sylvanie Williams College Prep performs in the Krewe of Freret parade on Napoleon Avenue in 2016. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

With a high-pressure school year coming to an end, the board of the New Orleans College Prep charter network is beginning a national search to find its next CEO. Continue reading »

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Oct 202016
 

(images via NOPD)

(images via NOPD)

New Orleans police are hoping the public can help find a suspect investigators identified in a September robbery on Adams Street, a suspect in a rash of robberies at Carrollton busiensses, and help identify a “person of interest” in last week’s robbery on Coliseum Street, authorities said. Continue reading »

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Oct 172016
 

Two views of the suspect in the Olive Street robbery (via NOPD)

Two views of the suspect in the Olive Street robbery (via NOPD)

The suspect in last week’s armed robbery on Olive Street was photographed by a surveillance camera, and investigators are hoping the public can help identify him, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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Sep 292016
 
Runners cross the finish line during the Second Annual Bluedoo Run at Tulane in 2015. (photo by Ryan Rivet via news.tulane.edu)

Runners cross the finish line during the Second Annual Bluedoo Run at Tulane in 2015. (photo by Ryan Rivet via news.tulane.edu)

Tulane University will host the Third Annual Bluedoo Run on Saturday, a two-mile race raising money for the prostate cancer research fund at the Tulane Cancer Center. Continue reading »

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