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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, 1 month ago
5 ex-New Orleans cops plead guilty in shootings after Katrina San Francisco Chronicle, 1 month 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 Monitor2 weeks ago Can return of schools to New Orleans' control speed city's 'healing process'?  Christian Science Monitor2 weeks 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 week ago All New Orleans Schools Set to Return to Local Oversight  Education Week2 weeks ago New Orleans charter school experiment shifts to home rule  Christian Science Monitor2 weeks 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 Post1 month ago

Trouble in an Unused Tunnel Under New Orleans' Canal Street

Traffic is being restricted on one of New Orleans' busiest streets because officials noticed a bulging wall in a mostly unused tunnel. The tunnel is under Canal Street, the wide thoroughfare that divides the French Quarter from the central business ...
 ABC News1 month ago

Mississippi River levee repairs limits high water problems

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports the $450 million spent on repairing levees after the 2011 Mississippi River flood has paid dividends this year, allowing the 2016 winter flood to come and go with little damage expected. Mark Wingate, ...
 Miami Herald2 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 Four3 days 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 Online2 weeks ago

Changing Tides

: How the Mirabeau Water Garden Could Shift the Way New Orleanians Think About Water A 25-acre property in New Orleans will soon become part of a series of small but important steps toward more effective and sustainable water management in the Big ...
 Pacific Standard3 weeks 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-Record3 weeks ago
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