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Read LaToya Cantrell’s mayoral inaugural speech

Read LaToya Cantrell’s mayoral inaugural speech

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By Kevin Litten

klitten@nola.com,

NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

 

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell delivered an inaugural speech after being sworn in Monday (May 7). The remarks, as prepared for delivery, are […]

By |May 9th, 2018|Blog, New Orleans Local News|0 Comments

All Charges Dismissed!

 

 

All Charges Dismissed!

 

Attorney Martin Regan Was Able To Get Various Charges Dismissed For Client B.B.! His Charges Included Resisting An Officer and Driving Without A License Among Others Client Was Also Charged With Possession With Intent To Distribute A Controlled Substance (Marijuana). Attorney Regan Was Able To Achieve Favorable Results With The Client Being Sentenced […]

John Bel Edwards supports stronger background checks, ‘bump stock’ ban

John Bel Edwards supports stronger background checks, ‘bump stock’ ban

 

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By Julia O’Donoghue

julia_odonoghue@nola.com,

NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

 

Gov. John Bel Edwards said he supports stronger background checks for gun purchases and a ban on “bump stocks” that […]

Cantrell moves toward short-term rental limits, study in New Orleans

Cantrell moves toward short-term rental limits, study in New Orleans

 

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By Kevin Litten

klitten@nola.com,

NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

 

New Orleans Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell wants to limit certain short-term rentals and is calling for a study into their impact citywide.

 

Cantrell, who represents […]

New Orleans development fee proposed to address flooding

New Orleans development fee proposed to address flooding

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By Beau Evans

Faced with a landscape made increasingly of concrete, New Orleans officials are looking to revamp rules to force developers to add more […]

By |March 7th, 2018|Legal News, New Orleans Local News|0 Comments

FORCIBLE RAPE CHARGE DISMISSED AGAINST FORMER NOPD OFFICER

FORCIBLE RAPE CHARGE DISMISSED AGAINST FORMER NOPD OFFICER, JERMAINE LACOUR

 

On Monday, February 26, 2018, the State of Louisiana dismissed a forcible rape charge against former NOPD Officer, Jermaine Lacour. Mr. Lacour was falsely accused of raping a Bogalusa woman on May 27, 2013, at her home when he was providing services as a contractor for […]

By |February 26th, 2018|Charges Dropped, New Orleans Local News|0 Comments

Resisting Arrest and Blue Lives Matter

Resisting Arrest and Blue Lives Matter

Opinion by Jarvis DeBerry of the Times-Picayune:

A person who attacked a police officer could already expect to suffer a harsher punishment than a person who attacked a civilian; however, in 2016 the Louisiana Legislature decided that the state needed a so-called Blue Lives Matter law.  That law adds law enforcement […]

By |February 1st, 2017|Law Changes, New Orleans Local News|0 Comments

Louisiana could take cues from other states to trim prison population

 

Louisiana could take cues from other states to trim prison population

 

Will Sentell of The New Orleans Advocate reports that Bernette J. Johnson, the first black chief justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court, noted the United states leads the world in prison lockups – and Louisiana leads the nation in the same category – during a […]

By |April 28th, 2016|New Orleans Local News|0 Comments

Hospitals for the poor considering walking away from their state contracts

Hospitals for the poor considering walking away from their state contracts

 

According to Kevin Litten of The Times-Picayune, the CEOs of seven Louisiana hospitals told Senate Finance members Wednesday that the $137.8 million in proposed “best case” budget cuts would cause dramatic drop-offs in their ability to deliver medical care to the poor (NOLA.com). All of […]

By |February 26th, 2016|Blog, New Orleans Local News|0 Comments

Ravi Shah helps citizen falsely accused of 1st degree murder get ordered freed!!

Ravi Shah helps citizen falsely accused of 1st degree murder get ordered freed!!

State v. McClain-11/20/2014

After police took Mr. McClain into custody following a murder that occurred in front of his residence, an arrest warrant was prepared based on the statements  given by two “witnesses.”

 

During Mr. McCain’s preliminary hearing on November 20th, to determine if evidence […]