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A decade later, cops plead guilty in Katrina bridge shooting

5 ex-cops get reduced sentences in Katrina shootings

NEW ORLEANS — Four former New Orleans police officers who were involved in a shooting at the Danziger Bridge that left two people dead and four others wounded just days after Hurricane Katrina pleaded guilty to reduced charges Wednesday in federal ... USA Today, 2 months ago
5 ex-New Orleans cops plead guilty in shootings after Katrina San Francisco Chronicle, 2 months ago
Christian Science Monitor

New Orleans seeks post-Katrina 'healing' with new school plan

The Louisiana legislature passed a law this week returning New Orleans schools to local control for the first time since hurricane Katrina. But critics charge that the handover is in name only. A new high school is seen under construction in the ...
 Christian Science Monitor1 month ago Can return of schools to New Orleans' control speed city's 'healing process'?  Christian Science Monitor1 month ago
Christian Science Monitor

Hold onto reforms as New Orleans schools move back to School Board control

It's been more than a decade since most New Orleans public schools were put under state control after Hurricane Katrina and the levee breaks. Now they're going to go back to the Orleans Parish School Board. Since the disaster, individual charter ...
 District Administration1 month ago All New Orleans Schools Set to Return to Local Oversight  Education Week1 month ago New Orleans charter school experiment shifts to home rule  Christian Science Monitor1 month ago

Fish or foul: Was the 17th Street Canal seepage a red herring or the canary in the coal mine?

With hurricane season upon us and already a second named storm, residents in New Orleans are asking about the condition of their protective hurricane levees. This is especially true for residents whose yards back up to levees. After all, it is ...
 Huffington Post3 weeks ago

New Orleans embraces water inside city with new green model

photo, Ramiro Diaz, an architectural planner, shows a probe to measure groundwater levels in the planned Mirabeau water garden in New Orleans. In a metamorphosis, New Orleans - once overwhelmed by failed levees and Hurricane Katrina's floodwaters - ...
 Houston Chronicle3 weeks ago Changing Tides  Pacific Standard1 month ago

Entrepreneurs Are Creating the Future of New Orleans

Co-Authored by Jeff Game Creativity, growing businesses, an even hotter food scene, an evolving education system and the never give up American spirit are now flooding the streets of NOLA. New Orleans, one of the most historic cities in ...
 Huffington Post2 months ago

Letter From Home: The charm remains in New Orleans

Canal Street. Staff photo / Harold Bubil. In today's letter, New Orleans rebounds, and AIA Florida/Caribbean begins its People's Choice awards voting: If you follow me on Twitter (@htrealestate), you may have noticed I was in New Orleans ...
 Herald-Tribune Real Estate23 hours ago Trouble in an Unused Tunnel Under New Orleans' Canal Street  ABC News2 months ago
The Seventy Four

Graduation Anxiety in New Orleans: Will State Budget Woes Kill a Life-Changing College Scholarship?

(New Orleans, Louisiana) His grandmother, his mother, his father, all three of his uncles, his auntie and cousin —Dwan Quinn is hard-pressed to think of a single relative who did not attend George Washington Carver High School. Located in New ...
 The Seventy Four1 month ago

New hotels, restaurants add to New Orleans excitement

May 07--Houston and New Orleans always have enjoyed a close relationship with a shared appreciation for music, Southern food and a nice cocktail, among other things. Houstonians think nothing of getting in a car or in a plane for a weekend visit to ...
 Hotel Online1 month ago

New Orleans Pushes to Finish Last Big Storm-Surge Project

On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's winds pushed water from Lake Pontchartrain into New Orleans three major drainage canals, putting pressure on floodwalls that were not designed to withstand the load of the water. The rush of lake water caused ...
 Engineering News-Record1 month ago
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