Latoya Cantrell

Chris Miller
April 18, 2019 - 5:28 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the decision to change how much buffer drivers would get before automated traffic enforcement systems issued tickets was her call, and she wouldn't change a thing. "That was the decision I made, and I stand by it 100 percent," Cantrell said in a Facebook video...
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David Blake
April 18, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Is there a transparency problem with the mayor of New Orleans? In recent weeks, the public has learned that the LaToya Cantrell administration ordered a lowering of the threshold for speed camears to issue fines in school zones. The mayor also left for a trade mission to Cuba, with no prior...
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Chris Miller
April 17, 2019 - 4:16 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says in an interview with Essence Magazine that she doesn't think New Orleans media had treated her fairly. The mayor was interviewed about her recent trip to Cuba. The magazine noted that her trip seemed to bring more scrutiny that a trip Mayor Mitch Landrieu took...
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Scoot
April 17, 2019 - 12:02 pm
French Quarter Fest 2019 attracted large crowds on a weekend with nearly perfect weather. With a minimal number of incidents, it is fair to say that this year’s French Quarter Fest was a huge success for both the city and those in attendance. If you were there for one or all of the days of the fest...
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Chris Miller
April 12, 2019 - 4:43 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Police Chief Shaun Ferguson want party bus operators to know that the city will strongly enforce regulations on their business, and want residents who hire them to be aware of those regulations as well. "We are ramping up enforcement in all areas. Now is the...
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Chris Miller
April 11, 2019 - 11:48 am
The opening of the new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has been delayed again. The opening of the $1.3 billion facility has been pushed back from May 15 to an unspecified date in the fall. Today, the city said in a statement that "the complex coordination of...
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Chris Miller
April 10, 2019 - 2:50 pm
New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board leader Ghassan Korban today said they believe the water system is owed about $73.4 million, after earlier estimates ranging from $50 million to $134 million. The New Orleans Advocate reports Korban said that number could change as audits continue. Roughly $45...
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David Blake
March 13, 2019 - 3:06 pm
The Confederate statues, taken down by then Mayor Mitch Landrieu, could soon be making a comeback, but not at their previous locations. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser has been in negotiations on a deal to let the state assume control and move them out of a city yard where they've been locked up and...
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Don Ames
March 05, 2019 - 3:29 pm
Hundreds of thousands attended The Greatest Free Show on Earth in New Orleans today. Parades and parties took place throughout the metro area and the entire state of Louisiana. Among those enjoying the culmination of Carnival...LaToya Cantrell. She took in her first Fat Tuesday festivities as the...
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Chris Miller
March 04, 2019 - 9:07 am
If you're looking for something to do before tonight's Uptown parades, there's plenty. Rex will arrive at the newly-renovated Spanish Plaza on the downtown riverfront by train, to accept command of the Crescent City for 24 hours. He's due at 6 p.m. Rex spokesman King Logan says this year's Rex...
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