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  • 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...
  • New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Gun Charge

    New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Gun Charge
    QUINCY L. JYNES, age 22, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, pled guilty yesterday in federal court before U. S. District Judge Martin L. C. Feldman to being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. According...
  • New Orleans Grand Jury Indictments

    New Orleans Grand Jury Indictments
    On Thursday, September 2, 2010, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office obtained the following indictments from the Grand Jury. The Grand Jury returned a True Bill indicting Christopher Lee, 20, and Joshua Lee, 19, for one count each of Second...
  • District Attorney's Office Obtains Manslaughter Plea in Murder Case in Less Than Six Months of Killing

    District Attorney's Office Obtains Manslaughter Plea in Murder Case in Less Than Six Months of Killing
    District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office obtained the conviction of Robere Nguyen Monday afternoon. The defendant pled guilty to Manslaughter for killing Michael Nguyen (n.b. the victim and the defendant were not related) on February 26,2010, in New...
  • Orleans Parish School Board Announces Early Dismissal For Sept. 9

    Orleans Parish School Board Announces Early Dismissal For Sept. 9
    The Orleans Parish School Board will dismiss classes at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 allowing buses to avoid the traffic delays expected because of the Saints parade and game. Superintendent Darryl Kilbert said the early dismissal will affect...
  • New Orleans Man Sentenced To 15 Months In Federal Prison For Weapons Violation

    New Orleans Man Sentenced To 15 Months In Federal Prison For Weapons Violation
    NOLAN ALEXIS, age 28, a resident of New Orleans, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon to fifteen (15) months in prison for illegally possessing a firearm in New Orleans, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. In...
  • Man Murdered In St. Claude Neighborhood

    Man Murdered In St. Claude Neighborhood
    A 34 year-old man was shot to death in the St. Claude neighborhood. New Orleans Police say the shooting happened at the intersection of Louisa Street and Marais Street, just before 9:30 Saturday night. Officers found the victim laying in the street on...
  • No Changes At Orleans Parish Prison One Year Later After Justice Department Letter

    No Changes At Orleans  Parish Prison One Year Later After Justice Department Letter
    One year after the U.S. Department of Justice notified Sheriff Marlin Gusman of multiple Constitutional violations at Orleans Parish Prison, the Sheriff remains silent about what, if any, changes he has made to comply with Justice Department orders. On...
  • City's Growth Leads to Another Rate Decrease for Entergy New Orleans Customers

    City's Growth Leads to Another Rate Decrease for Entergy New Orleans Customers
    Because of the Formula Rate Plan established by New Orleans City Council in 2009 and the city's revival, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. is lowering customer rates for the third time in three years - this time by a minimum of $14.2 million. Based on the Sept....
  • Actor Nicolas Cage Arrested By New Orleans Police

    Actor Nicolas Cage Arrested By New Orleans Police
    Actor Nicolas Cage was arrested by New Orleans Police officers on Friday night, according to Public Information Officer Garry Flot.  According to a police release, Cage, 47, was arguing with his wife in the 600 block of Dumaine Street at about 11:30 p.m....
  • Actor Nicolas Cage Arrested In The French Quarter

    Actor Nicolas Cage Arrested In The French Quarter
    Oscar winning actor Nicolas Cage spent the night behind bars at Orleans Parish Prison. WGNO News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has the story. By the looks of his latest mug shot it's been a long night for actor Nicolas Cage. The 47-year-old bonded out of...
  • Witnesses Recap Nic Cage's Weekend From Hell

    Witnesses Recap Nic Cage's Weekend From Hell
    Sometimes it's the ones who love the city the most that fall victim to the New Orleans night. Over the weekend it was Nicolas Cage, and the image provided by Orleans Parish Prison of a worn-out-looking A-lister with his eye closed isn't his headshot....