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Viewpoint: Support public safety officers threatened with furloughs

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist People are getting desperate. Led by an increase in homicides and aggravated assaults, the crime wave sweeping across New Orleans ...

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It’s hurricane prep time again in New Orleans

For the seventh time this year, New Orleans is in the path of a tropical system. The National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning for ...

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Viewpoint: An open letter to Mayor Cantrell: Only New Orleans can save New Orleans

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist Dear Mayor LaToya Cantrell: Long gone are the days when the Louisiana Legislature is willing or even able to solve ...

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Pedestrian fatally struck by pickup at Canal and Lopez

The NOPD is investigating a traffic fatality that claimed the life of a woman early Sunday (Sept. 20) on Canal Street in Mid-City. At 5:57 ...

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Hurricane Sally’s northeastward track takes New Orleans out of danger zone

The National Weather Service downgraded the hurricane warning for New Orleans to a tropical storm warning early Tuesday, as Hurricane Sally sat in the Gulf ...

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Tropical Storm Sally on track to make landfall in southeast Louisiana as Cat 1

Tropical Storm Sally is expected to make landfall late Monday or early Tuesday as a Category 1 hurricane and make its presence known throughout the ...

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Finish storm preparations today, city officials urge

Tropical Storm Sally is expected to bring hurricane conditions to southern Louisiana. Overnight and morning updates from the National Hurricane Center show its intensity has ...

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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: Longtime watchdog gives Chief Ferguson an A for handling of NOPD during pandemic and protests

Metropolitan Crime Commission President Rafael Goyeneche said yesterday that NOPD Superintendent Shaun D. Ferguson deserves the highest accolades for his handling of the department since ...

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Group gathers at Esplanade and Claiborne to protest George Floyd’s death (photos)

More than 50 people gathered at Esplanade and North Clairborne avenues at mid-day on Friday (May 29) to protest the death of George Floyd, the ...

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