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Viewpoint: Three candidates offer diverse experiences in Criminal Court Section K race

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist In the race to fill the open seat in Criminal District Court Section K, three lawyers are bringing their diverse ...

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Viewpoint: Gusman says additional health care facilities could save lives at parish prison

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist Armed with the ruling yesterday (Aug. 5) by U.S. District  Judge Lance Africk, which returned control of the Orleans Justice ...

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Viewpoint: Criminals are in control because of NOPD officer shortages, Cannizzaro says

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist Although he has yet to formally signal whether he will seek re-election in the fall of 2020, District Attorney Leon ...

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Sister Helen Prejean commemorates 10 years without any executions in Louisiana (video)

Sister Helen Prejean, author of “Dead Man Walking,” commemorated 10 years without any executions in Louisiana — the longest such period in the state’s history ...

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Former Our Lady of the Rosary deacon indicted in rape of altar boy 40 years ago

From the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office A former New Orleans Roman Catholic church deacon has been charged with the rape of a pre-teen boy ...

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Jesuit neighbors say city has been withholding documents related to bridge

Opponents to the proposed Jesuit High School pedestrian bridge say the city has been withholding public documents related to the Banks Street project. Most of ...

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Danae Columbus: Court Watch NOLA celebrates 11 years of citizen advocacy

The volunteers at Court Watch NOLA are a well-oiled data collection machine that have made a significant impact on the operations of the Orleans Parish ...

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Woman enters insanity plea in stabbing outside church day-care center

The woman accused of stabbing two parents dropping off children at a Mid-City day-care center in April has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, ...

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Driver who killed Sharee Walls and David Hynes receives maximum sentence

Tashonty Toney received the maximum sentence for killing two cyclists while driving drunk after the Endymion parade in March. Criminal District Judge Laurie A. White ...

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