According to CNN, dozens of educational and other institutions across the U.S. received bomb threats Thursday afternoon, triggering multiple evacuations. According to NOPD, the emailed bomb threats were reported in: the 600 block of Poydras St., the 6200 block of South Claiborne Ave., the 7800 block of Walmsley Ave., and the 9600 block of Hayne […]
Will Snowden, director of the New Orleans office for Vera Institute of Justice and former New Orleans public defender speaks on the historic passing of Amendment #2 and also addresses implications of its practice moving forward.
The New Orleans Police Department has identified a person of interest in the fatal shooting of New Orleans rapper Young Greatness.
A sergeant with the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office was shot late Tuesday during what appeared to be a carjacking attempt.
Currently, the RTCC has a staff of 18 people and streams footage from 340 city-owned cameras. Now the city hopes to expand the capabilities of the crime center even further, by introducing their SafeCam Platinum program.
According to a report by WWL Radio, a 28-year-old prison inmate died this morning. On Saturday, the unidentified male inmate had suffered a medical issue in his cell and was found unresponsive just after lunch on Saturday. Prison security and medical staff immediately initiated lifesaving treatment and continued until EMS arrived. The inmate was taken to […]
In the event you need a lawyer, it’s good to know which ones are looking out for the people – the people of the Crescent City, that is.
Does acceptance via legalization forgive past transgressions? What happens to the people who have records for possessing cannabis?
Economics is always a tricky subject. When we’re talking about the economic implications of marijuana legalization, things get even trickier. There’s no doubt that states who have legalized marijuana are making money. But who is benefiting from all of that new cash flow? Who gets access to those lucrative new business opportunities? Cannabis Legalization – […]
After 41 years in prison for a crime committed as a teenager, Barry Williams was recently granted parole. He was represented by the Tulane Criminal Justice Clinic.
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