The Lusher Charter School governing board voted unanimously Saturday morning to meet behind closed doors to discuss the state’s Open Meetings Law.
Two people leaving the Hungry Howie’s Pizza on Earhart Boulevard were threatened by an armed robber, and a man was carjacked at gunpoint on Louisiana Avenue overnight, New Orleans police said Saturday morning.
Two men were robbed at gunpoint Saturday night on Magazine Street, New Orleans police said.
A Carrollton neighborhood leader and education consultant will challenge incumbent Woody Koppel in his bid for a third term on the Orleans Parish School Board.
Most people about to celebrate their 90th birthday probably just want to take it easy, but not Felicia Schornstein Kahn. A passionate feminist, political activist and a lifelong advocate of citizen education and social justice, Kahn is preparing to attend this month’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia — her tenth since 1976 — where she will be the second oldest delegate pledged to Hillary Clinton. A 93-year-old Ohio woman beat Kahn out for the top spot, according to Clinton campaign official Harrison Morgan.
As it continues its year-long project to beautify the fountains of the Lower Garden District, the Coliseum Square Association is launching a new “Live Oak Supper Club” fundraiser starting in June.
A new book examines the 200-year history of Poydras Home on Magazine Street, and the author will present it Tuesday evening at Octavia Books.
A panel of academics and activists at Tulane University will debate the controversial monuments later this month as part of an ongoing discussion series.
With approval from both the City Council and the Louisiana legislature, Lula Restaurant Distillery broke ground on St. Charles Avenue on Monday afternoon and plans to be open by October.
The Rosa Mezcal restaurant on Magazine Street in the Lower Garden District, “Mexico’s Urban Kitchen,” won permission from the City Council to sell alcohol with meals.
New Orleans police found a 9-mm handgun inside Will Smith’s Mercedes SUV on Tuesday morning and another revolver inside the Hummer driven by the man who allegedly killed him, though neither weapon appeared to have been fired, authorities said.
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.
A man driving on Earhart Boulevard was killed Tuesday evening after his car hit a median and crashed into a tree, New Orleans police said.
Bacchus 2016 rolled along the traditional uptown route, beginning on Napoleon avenue at Tchoupitoulas, turning onto St. Charles, turning on Canal St. and ending at the Super Dome. The parade featured the theme “Flights of Delight.” All of its floats had some variation on the term flight. Actor Anthony Mackie, New Orleans native and who played Falcon in the 2104 Captain America movie, reigned as Bacchus XLVIII.
New Orleans police are hoping the public can help identify the suspect in a robbery attempt at the Burger King on South Carrollton Avenue last week, authorities said.
A 49-year-old man was shot Friday on the corner of First Street and Claiborne Avenue, according to New Orleans police.
Police said he was approached by a man armed with a black handgun shortly before 2 p.m.
He was taken to a local hospital after the man shot him.
A 42-year-old man was cut Uptown on Sunday afternoon after attempting to buy drugs from another man, according to New Orleans police.