An attorney for the employee said he believed electronics were also seized from other employees as well, but couldn’t confirm.
Amendments sought by criminal justice reform groups meet resistance over fears of opposition from powerful prosecutors’ organization.
The analysis will help inform the district’s “right-sizing” plan which could include school closures as enrollment declines in the city.
Council says city will likely forfeit millions in post-Katrina roadwork funds without FEMA extension
The council passed a non-binding resolution urging the Cantrell administration to improve the program and secure a FEMA extension.
In apparent first, district moves to withhold charter school’s state funding over facility conditions
King Charter School leases a district-owned building.
In 2020, the City Council told the court to return the money to defendants. State law says it must be used in “defraying the expenses of the criminal justice system.”
The new policies would help address years when pandemic shutdowns canceled state standardized testing.
Government watchdog agencies looking into city roadwork program. COVID is up in local schools. And the state Supreme Court hears a case that could affect hundreds of people imprisoned on split-jury convictions.
HB 272 is a first step in creating much-needed oversight and implementing more effective strategies to reduce the impact of high-conflict divorce on families.
As I spend Mother’s Day without my children, I am sending out a single positive message to parents in similar situations: I see you.
Supporting our city’s youth should start with listening to their perspectives, and the New Orleans Citywide Youth Survey gives us that opportunity.
The Carnival landscape of today is arguably more divided than ever before.
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