Newly-appointed U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite, who was not part of the Warren prosecution, said his office was disappointed by the acquittal. This verdict will no doubt heighten the charged atmosphere surrounding the upcoming retrial of officers convicted in post-Katrina killings on the Danziger Bridge.

To conclude, this study provides positive evidence that traditional streetcars can support the reinvigoration of neighborhood business districts, as well as the reintroduction of mixed land uses to traditional neighborhoods that lost neighborhood-scale commercial uses during the automobile era.

Political analyst and LAPolitics.com publisher John Maginnis says the 2015 Governor’s race will be “wide open.” He says Landrieu could run and continue to be Mayor if he happened to lose.

Mark Moseley

Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...