We will continue our watchdog reporting.
Charters have different starting dates, but the city picks one day to turn on all the lights.
New Orleans could again be on its way to becoming the first city in the country with only charter schools.
With the help of a $40 million federal grant, residents of six parishes in southeastern Louisiana have been talking about how their communities could be redesigned to deal with increased flooding. The plans are meant to complement the state’s expectations that thousands of homes will have be elevated, and some bought out, in the coming decades.
The Southern Poverty Law Center filed the complaint today with the state agency that disciplines attorneys.
Federal prosecutors said bribes for Stacy Martin’s mother, then a school board member, went into her daughter’s account.
Most of the school was demolished, and the remaining auditorium is not significant enough on its own.
Some people who get speeding tickets are given the option to write a check to the local district attorney’s office, which keeps the ticket out of court and off their driving record. The money stays with the DA. Public defenders, which rely on revenue from traffic tickets in court, say these diversion programs have hurt their budgets.
The DA’s office sent a fake subpoena to the mother of Hayes’ son.
Cantrell said a bank made a mistake in not paying the debt several years ago.