Latoya Cantrell

June 15, 2018 - 2:11 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The king of Spain and New Orleans' mayor saluted the city's centuries-old Spanish heritage during its tricentennial celebration Friday. "It might be said that Spain's history here in Louisiana is not sufficiently well-known, despite the wealth of painstaking research by...
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Don Ames
June 07, 2018 - 7:46 pm
New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell has chosen Col. Terry Ebbert to be the city's new Public Safety and Homeland Security Director. The mayor’s office announced Thursday that Ebbert has been hired to lead the department, which oversees EMS, NOFD and more public safety entities. In announcing the hire...
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Chris Miller
June 01, 2018 - 12:40 pm
As hurricane season begins, local leaders are getting together to coordinate regional plans and remind residents of their responsibilities. Leaders of New Orleans and Jefferson Parish met for a hurricane exercise in the Morial Convention Center. In addition to having plans to either evacuate or...
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May 30, 2018 - 3:20 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ New Orleans' mayor and Louisiana's governor say the state's future depends on saving as much of the coast as possible. Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Gov. John Bel Edwards spoke Wednesday as the fifth State of the Coast Conference opened. Cantrell said, ``We not only have to protect...
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Scoot
May 30, 2018 - 1:38 pm
As soon as I saw the bright orange envelope under my windshield wiper, before my time had expired, I realized I was the victim of an aggressive - and dishonest - meter maid on the streets of New Orleans. I knew that if this happened to me then it must be happening to honest citizens and visitors to...
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Newell Normand
May 26, 2018 - 3:29 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell stopped by the studio to spend an hour with Newell Normand. They drilled down on lots of key issues: What's the plan to get new leadership in the Sewerage and Water Board and instill public confidence in the organization? Two weeks into your term, have there been...
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May 26, 2018 - 12:40 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gun violence and issues facing youths and families are among the issues addressed in the first executive orders signed by New Orleans' new mayor. Mayor LaToya Cantrell's office says in a Friday news release that she signed an order establishing a new advisory council to develop...
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Don Ames
May 24, 2018 - 5:25 pm
Mayor LaToya Cantrell appointed Jade Brown-Russell Acting Director of the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board Thursday afternoon. Brown-Russell will serve in a temporary capacity while the search and interview process continues for a permanent candidate. "Jade Brown-Russell has my faith and...
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David Blake
May 22, 2018 - 12:42 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell called a news conference today to update the public on the city's responsiveness and public safety preparedness for weather events. ''So if you care about New Orleans, like I know that we all do, you need to care about storm water and drainage, we will never pump...
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Chris Miller
May 18, 2018 - 9:12 am
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell today wants a list of names of people to run the Sewerage and Water Board. The board's current executive director is set to leave in just days. Marcie Edwards, who is the current interim director, steps down Tuesday. Even if it's just an acting director, political...
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