Voters in Gretna promoted City Council member Belinda Constant to the mayor’s office Saturday night, electing the first female mayor in the city’s history and the first new mayor for this West Bank city in close to three decades.
Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser kicks off a series of town hall meetings at 6:00 p.m. Monday night in Belle Chasse. President Nungesser will give a state of the parish address at each meeting.
Close to a dozen New Orleans-area museums, including the World War II Museum and New Orleans Museum of Art, will offer free admission on Saturday, as part of Smithshonian Magazine’s annual Museum Day Live! promotion.
Against all odds, the Hornets did the unthinkable. Without Eric Gordon and without Greivis Vasquez, New Orleans ended Denver’s 15-game win streak 110-86 thanks to a trio of rookies and outside marksmanship
After two men took a laptop from a man sitting on the front porch of his Pine Street home early Wednesday morning, the victim was able to subdue one of his attackers until police arrived, authorities said.
The Advocate made another major play to take control of the newspaper market in the city, poaching veteran and Pulitizer Prize-winning reporters and editors from the Times-Picayune in the latest saga of a newspaper war.
Following work that has already begun on South Claiborne and Napoleon avenues, contractors will embark on a project in the next few months to install a new box canal under the neutral ground on Jefferson Avenue.
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30s - Eliza & LeBoeuf - Homicide The NOPD has responded to what is now being called a homicide by shooting, at Eliza & LeBoeuf. Please use... Posted 9.4.2014 17:45 by BryanLagarde , currently online
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34s - Palm and Eagle - Shooting 2nd District advised us of a shooting at Palm and Eagle, which happened at about 10:45pm, kindly requestin... Posted 2.4.2014 23:33 by BryanLagarde , currently online