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Orleans Parish

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  • New Committee To Oversee Special Education Services

    New Committee To Oversee Special Education Services
    The Department of Education has a new plan to teach special education students in Orleans Parish. State School Superintendent Paul Pastorek has a five step approach he will use to help children with learning disabilities. First Pastorek will implement a...
  • New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty To Carjacking

    New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty To Carjacking
    JESSE SCOTT, age 19, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, pled guilty in federal court yesterday before U. S. District Judge A. J. McNamara, to conspiracy to use a firearm during a carjacking and carjacking, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten today....
  • Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff Marlin Gusman Endorses Cedric Richmond For Congress

    Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff Marlin Gusman Endorses Cedric Richmond For Congress
    Today, Sheriff Marlin Gusman stands alongside many civic and community leaders in endorsing Cedric Richmond to represent Louisiana's Second Congressional District. "Cedric has the experience and proven track record. I know he will make a great...
  • Man Shot To Death In Eastern New Orleans On Saturday Identified

    Man Shot To Death In Eastern New Orleans On Saturday Identified
    A 23-year-old New Orleans man who was shot to death in eastern New Orleans on Saturday (May1st) has been identified. Just after 11 p.m., New Orleans police responded to a report of a shooting in the 7800 block of Symmes Avenue and found Deiontay Melancon...
  • New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu Endorses Richmond for Congress

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu Endorses Richmond for Congress
    Today, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has announced his support of Cedric Richmond's candidacy for Louisiana's Second Congressional District. "I have had the honor of working with Cedric for a number of years and I know that he has the talent and...
  • Citrus Disease Found in New Orleans

    Citrus Disease Found in New Orleans
    Sweet orange scab, a citrus disease recently discovered in Texas, has made its way to Louisiana, according to officials. The disease was confirmed on August 20 on samples from a residential lime tree in Algiers in Orleans Parish, said LSU AgCenter...
  • FEMA Sending Nearly $2 Billion to Cover Damaged Orleans Schools

    FEMA Sending Nearly $2 Billion to Cover Damaged Orleans Schools
    Sen. Mary Landrieu says President Barack Obama's administration is sending New Orleans schools $1.8 billion in federal money to cover damages from Hurricane Katrina. Landrieu said in a news release Wednesday that the announcement will be made by the...
  • FEMA Awards Orleans Schools Nearly $2 Billion Dollars

    FEMA Awards Orleans Schools Nearly $2 Billion Dollars
    A huge win for Orleans schools. Today, FEMA awarded the parish $1.8 billion dollars to help move into the next phase of Katrina recovery. It's a regular practice day at Harrell Park on South Claiborne. Trina Ruth's son Jaylen is on defense today. He's in...
  • Man Dressed as a Drag Queen During Robberies Convicted

    Man Dressed as a Drag Queen During Robberies Convicted
    A New Orleans man who robbed a hamburger restaurant and tried to knock over another while wearing a dress and wig, is headed to jail. On Thursday, a jury found Darryl Robinson guilty of one count of armed robbery and one count of attempted armed robbery....
  • Press Briefing On The Recovery School District Settlement

    SECRETARY NAPOLITANO: Well, thank you very much, and thank all of you for joining us today for this major announcement. And as was said earlier, I'm very pleased to be joined by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, and...
  • Mayor Landrieu Dramatically Reduces Take Home Cars

    Mayor Landrieu Dramatically Reduces Take Home Cars
    Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced results of a new take-home car policy for city employees that will take effect September 1, 2010. The new policy, which ensures the take-home cars are given only to those full-time employees who need them to carry...