New Orleans City Hall

Watermeier and Cantrell
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 04, 2020 - 7:29 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell reportedly wants to move city hall to a pair of buildings left vacant after Hurricane Katrina, but a meeting to discuss the matter allegedly turned ugly.
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Jim Hanzo
December 13, 2019 - 12:39 pm
New Orleans City Hall computers are down after workers were told that a cyber attack has struck the city government. The exact extent of the attack is unknown. Sources said the attack started sometime after 11 a.m. The call went out over police and fire department radios along with announcements at...
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Chris Miller
September 14, 2019 - 5:31 pm
Allegations of wide-ranging corruption in New Orleans permitting department have drawn the attention of federal authorities, according to a report in The Times Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate . The publication reports its sources indicate it is a wide-ranging investigation likely to result in...
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Don Ames
July 06, 2019 - 11:44 am
According to Irish Channel residents, coyotes living around Washington Avenue have attacked area dogs and cats. People who live in the area say they started seeing multiple coyotes roaming the streets about a month ago. Last week, one woman said she ran inside her home before a coyote attacked a...
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Chris Miller
December 05, 2018 - 4:26 pm
A New Orleans Office of Inspector General report finds city of New Orleans department heads received hundreds of free Jazz Fest tickets. The inspector general's office says it received a complaint in August 2017 that city employees were routinely given free admission to the festival. The report...
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Chris Miller
October 25, 2018 - 1:02 pm
Could meditation help solve the crime problem in New Orleans? New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell is reaching out to parents of at-risk youth to get involved and help them reach out to troubled youngsters who might become perpetrators or victims of crime. "If you feel you've done all you can do, and...
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David Blake
September 17, 2018 - 1:17 pm
One of the nation's oldest and most famous streets is in for more construction work, this time in the 500 to 800 blocks of Bourbon Street between St. Louis and Dumaine. It's phase two of fully-reconstructing the roadway and the sidewalks. Merchants and residents struggled through the first phase,...
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SIPA USA
Jim Hanzo
August 09, 2017 - 10:05 am
Will we ever able to stop or reduce the chances of flooding in New Orleans? Mayor Landrieu on WWL First News, this week, said the risks are always there, but we can always do more. He said this particular event point out some vulnerabilities that we have, that he says we clearly have to get better...
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Jim Hanzo
July 14, 2017 - 11:02 am
Qualifying for the New Orleans Mayoral race will wrap up this afternoon. And the list of candidates has grown with a number of those qualifying today. And who has an early lead in the polls? If you look at the polls, you probably have Latoya Cantrell, who is first among equals," political analyst...
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