Orleans Parish

Don Ames
August 15, 2019 - 1:07 pm
District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office on today secured an indictment against two gunmen alleged to be responsible for a May 2019 double-shooting in Algiers that left one man dead and another injured. Shayne Davis and Cornelius "Scooter" Ross were each charged with second-degree murder and...
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Don Ames
May 16, 2019 - 7:11 pm
Republic Services will extend the residential recycling program in Jefferson Parish, until June 30 at no additional cost to residents. Parish President Mike Yenni made the announcement Thursday. On May 8th, Republic Services said they would no longer take household recycling at their facility in...
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Newell Normand
January 10, 2019 - 2:10 pm
We recently got the news that NOPD Chief Michael Harrison had agreed to become Baltimore's new police chief. I admit it…I'm biased. I like the job Chief Harrison has done. I like the work that he did. I liked working with him. I give him a big thanks for his years of service, not only for the New...
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December 07, 2018 - 2:45 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ The two candidates vying to be Louisiana secretary of state are trying to draw interest to a late-in-the-year election from voters distracted with holiday festivities and Christmas shopping. Saturday's runoff between Republican Kyle Ardoin and Democrat Gwen Collins-Greenup...
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Jim Hanzo
September 05, 2018 - 8:29 am
Folks in the New Orleans area are relieved with the outcome of Gordon, but now that it's over, do you think your elected officials handled the storm the right way in keeping citizens prepared and up to date? We asked some residents in Jefferson Parish about the handling of Gordon. "I think it went...
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August 23, 2018 - 9:12 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Officials have identified the body found in a sunken vehicle off a Louisiana highway as a missing Florida man. The Orleans Parish coroner has identified the body found Tuesday as 70-year-old Gary Leith Neville, who was reported missing this month. A New Orleans police release...
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Newell Normand
November 15, 2017 - 5:50 am
The New Orleans mayoral election is on Saturday, and the city will elect its first African-American mayor. Check out Newell Normand's HOT TAKES on this important election. We are just days away from a defining moment for this city. On Saturday, we will elect new leadership for the next 4 or 8 years...
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Newell Normand
October 14, 2017 - 10:42 pm
Newell's HOT TAKES on the New Orleans Mayor and City Council races Voters don't care because they don't feel they're getting out of government what their expectations are. Blight remediation is still a huge challenge facing the city and the next Mayor. When you think about the infrastructure costs...
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Newell Normand
September 23, 2017 - 10:52 am
The New Orleans City Council and District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro are in a dispute over whether or not Cannizzaro's office is prosecuting too many cases. I sat down with the DA to discuss this mess. Newell Normand's HOT TAKES - I was incredulous over the dialogue that went back-and-forth between...
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