NewOrleans

  • Omarosa Manigault presence caused an uproar at conference….Majority didn’t want her there

    There’s some “heavy drama” in New Orleans at the National Association of Black Journalists conference after organizers decided to add top Trump aide Omarosa Manigault to a panel. “The majority there don’t want her involved. It’s heavy drama — even the moderator is refusing. Everyone sees it as extremely offensive,” a...
  • New Orleans flooding and pumping system crisis!

    (CNN)Louisiana’s governor has declared a state of emergency in New Orleans as officials and residents scrambled in the aftermath of last Saturday’s heavy storm that left hundreds of homes and businesses flooded. With more rain in the forecast, New Orleans leaders rushed to deal with a series of malfunctions...
  • State of emergency declared in New Orleans as flood threat looms

    NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana’s governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans on Thursday as the city’s malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain left some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding. The city scrambled to repair fire-damaged equipment at a power plant and shore up...
  • New Orleans warns of flood risk amid pumping station power loss

    NEW ORLEANS – A fire that broke out Wednesday night in a turbine that provides power to most of New Orleans’ pumping stations crippled that piece of equipment, leading city officials to warn of possible flooding Thursday and during the weekend. “We are at risk if we have a...
  • New Orleans’ Catholic School has its first black superintendent!

    More than 35,000 students will be a part of the New Orleans region’s Catholic schools this school year, and Dr. RaeNell Billiot Houston couldn’t help but express excitement during a sunny Friday (July 28) morning. The new superintendent sat in her office on 7887 Walmsley Avenue with less than...
  • Man arrested for robbing woman inside church for $7!

    New Orleans police arrested a man suspected of robbing a woman Thursday morning (July 27) inside an Algiers church. Wade Gaines, 54, was booked into Orleans Justice Center jail early Tuesday morning on one count of simple robbery, court records show. He has not yet appeared for a bond hearing....
  • Master P Donates Scholarships To Inner-City Kids In New Orleans

    (AllHipHop News) Percy “Master P” Miller is giving back to his community. XXL notes the southern rap legend and his Team Hope NOLA Foundation hosted a charity basketball game at Xavier University of Louisiana. Proceeds from the event were used to fund 10 scholarships for inner-city children in New...
  • African American Teen’s body hung from a Jail Window bar before anyone noticed!

     NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For more than 90 minutes, 15-year-old Jaquin (jah-KWAHN’) Thomas’ motionless body hung from a New Orleans jail window bar before anyone noticed. The suicide last fall was the second in a year at the new jail, which was supposed to help solve a myriad of...
  • Mayor Mitch Landrieu speaks about the Essence Festival

    Laughter bubbled from the Essence Festival crowd Saturday (July 1) when New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu declared that he did not see his looming departure from the mayor’s office after two terms as a bittersweet moment. “No, I’m all sweet,” he wryly told interviewer Symone D. Sanders, former press...