Louisiana has the highest rate of gun homicides for young people in the country.
For years, the NRA has dominated public debate over gun regulations, with millions in the bank and millions of members. But in the past two years, the gun control movement has gotten more organized and raised more money.
The city has to pay big bills for firefighters’ pensions and to reform and police department and jail.
Mark Peneguy, who's not on the committee, said the city is wasting Wisner money on its anti-violence efforts.
Program is bringing together 20 service providers to plan for a pilot project to reach young men at risk of killing or being killed.
Referrals to the New Orleans court have surged in the past few years. Children end up here in part because they can live with relatives while their cases are pending. Most don't have lawyers, but Hiroko Kusuda, right, and the Loyola Law Clinic are representing some for free.
The city agency agreed to let Dottie Belletto's nonprofit use the park for free, but the organization rejected the deal.
Mayor Landrieu has said the city netted just $500,000 from the 2013 Super Bowl.
A Sheriff's Office committee selected a company in private, but the agency won't say who it is.
He also plans to raise money from other parishes for autopsies, and seek fees from courts.