New Orleans resident Jerome Morgan is suing Blair’s Bail Bonds over a partial bond refund that was never paid to him.
Big Easy Magazine has obtained several screenshots of a well-known local marijuana activist telling critics unhappy with Louisiana’s implementation of its medical marijuana program, “Let them suffer!”
Editor’s Note: This piece was originally posted on the Vera Institute of Justice’s “Think Justice” blog. It has been reposted here with permission. In the past month alone, 41 heat records were set across the country with temperatures as high as 112 degrees. Who is bearing the brunt of this? The 2.2 million people living in over […]
At five and a half thousand members, the Facebook group Where Black NOLA Eats is described as a “safe space for the black New Orleans community, our allies, and visitors to promote black business and other businesses that value our dollars.” The group has inspired many a conversation and resource, including a google map of […]
Public transportation users in New Orleans East and on the West Bank could have more options as soon as September, according to a report by Curbed New Orleans. The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) made the announcement during its July 23 board meeting. Potential service enhancements proposed for September 1, 2019, include eliminating the […]
Bike Uneasy is a local watchdog group that documents the dangers towards bicycle riders in New Orleans, from parked cars impeding their traffic to dangerous road conditions to other related infractions that could potentially cost lives.
A Lafayette judge ordered a bailiff to tape a defendant’s mouth shut in her courtroom and found a public defender in contempt for recording the incident. 15th Judicial District Court Judge Marilyn Castle ordered that Michael Duhon’s mouth be taped shut after he repeatedly interrupted sentencing proceedings. Duhon had been convicted of money laundering and […]
On Tuesday, July 23, Southern University has officially planted the first seeds in its program to supply medical marijuana to Louisiana patients.
While a Facebook post calling Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a “vile idiot” who “needs a round, and I don’t mean the kind she used to serve” has since been deleted, the ramifications and consequences of it are being felt all over, especially in the Gretna Police Department. Charlie Rispoli, a decade and a half veteran of […]
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