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Work on a pair of water towers that could dump 4 million gallons into the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board's water distribution system during... [Read More]
Take 'Em Down NOLA, which has pushed to remove monuments to Confederate officials and slave owners in New Orleans, called on Mayor Mitch Landrieu on... [Read More]
After a month of headlines across the country and world chronicling the removal of four Confederate monuments in New Orleans, the spotlight has now narrowed... [Read More]
With the Mississippi River water level rising, officials are putting in place additional precautions aimed at preventing anything that could undermine area levees. [Read More]
New Orleans officials are trying to orchestrate an elaborate swap that would award the city-owned Public Belt Railroad to the Port of New Orleans, and... [Read More]
The New Orleans Aviation Board has picked Kevin Dolliole, the former director of aviation at airports in St. Louis and San Antonio to lead Louis... [Read More]
Billy Broadhurst, an adviser to Edwin Edwards and countless other elected officials across the state, has died, according to several people who knew him. [Read More]
The decision to take Robert E. Lee off his downtown pedestal during the day and with advance notice came because of the particularly difficult problem... [Read More]
With Robert E. Lee's statute plucked from its pedestal in Lee Circle, details are starting to emerge about what will replace him and the other... [Read More]
A crane arrived at Lee Circle about 6:30 Friday morning as crews began what appeared to be the first steps toward taking the statue of... [Read More]
City officials announced Thursday night that the statue of Robert E. Lee would be plucked from its column in Lee Circle on Friday, making it... [Read More]
All signs Thursday evening indicated that the statue of Robert E. Lee would be plucked from its column in Lee Circle by Friday morning, making... [Read More]
The New Orleans City Council on Thursday advanced a plan that calls for the construction of a new, 89-bed facility for mentally ill inmates at... [Read More]
Construction equipment and a heavy police presence were in place around the statue of Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard on Tuesday evening, a prelude to the... [Read More]
With the all-night process of removing the statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard from its pedestal at the entrance to City Park complete, New Orleans... [Read More]
Large groups of police have moved protesters away from the monument to Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard, an apparent prelude to the removal of the statue... [Read More]
A proponent of keeping the statue of Confederate general P.G.T. Beauregard at the entrance to City Park will not appeal a ruling allowing the city... [Read More]
The monument to Confederate President Jefferson Davis was taken off its pedestal early Thursday morning, marking the halfway point of Mayor Mitch Landrieu's effort to... [Read More]
New Orleans officials insisted Monday that they will move ahead with the planned removal of the city's monument to P.G.T. Beauregard, despite a newly disclosed... [Read More]
New Orleans will begin enforcing its new regulations on short-term rentals Monday, though it may be months before the first cases are brought against those... [Read More]