Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Tammy Savoie declared her candidacy for Louisiana’s House District 94 today.
On Monday, April 8, 2019, the ACLU of Louisiana filed a lawsuit challenging the 2018 arrest of environmental activist Luke Fontana.
Sophie B. Wright High School Principal Threatens Criminal Charges Against Students Involved in Senior PrankApril 8, 2019
The principal of Sophie B. Wright High School said that criminal actions are being considered against students who participated in a water fight at the school.
Last week, the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the 25-year-old Violence Against Women Act, which helps to fund programs for survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. But just one month after celebrating women during Women’s History Month, all of Louisiana’s Republican representatives joined most other House Republicans in voting against the reauthorization, at the […]
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and that’s something that Mayor LaToya Cantrell takes seriously. “Since we’ve been here at City Hall, we have had to address it head-on,” Cantrell says in a video posted to Facebook last Friday. Cantrell’s administration maintains a zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment or, “anything that creates a toxic or […]
Mayor Cantrell and the City of New Orleans are urging residents to review transportation rules ahead of the launch of the Moving New Orleans Bikes initiative.
Earlier this week, Algiers residents received notice that the New Orleans West Bank water supply failed to achieve the minimum percentage reduction for total organic carbon (TOC) required by the Louisiana State Sanitary Code. According to the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO), this failure isn’t an emergency, and the water remains safe […]
Alabama legislatures have proposed a law that would make getting an abortion at any stage of pregnancy punishable by up to 99 years in prison.
Chevron, one of the defendants named in a lawsuit filed last week by the City of New Orleans in Orleans Parish Civil District Court, has filed a motion to remove the lawsuit to federal court. In a statement, Melissa Landry, spokesperson for the legal team representing Chevron and other energy companies said: “For decades the […]
Without any warning to New Orleans residents, the previously allowed 5 mph cushion in ticketing from school zone traffic cameras has been removed.
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