coroner's office http://wwno.org en Dr. Jeffrey Rouse's Lessons From The Campaign Trail http://wwno.org/post/dr-jeffrey-rouses-lessons-campaign-trail <p></p><p>Of all the people running in the most recent Orleans Parish elections, only one of the winners was a true newbie. On this week's <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, Sharon Litwin talks with Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, the new coroner, about his first personal encounter with the facts of political life. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 56936 at http://wwno.org After 40 Years, New Orleans Will Pick A New Coroner http://wwno.org/post/after-40-years-new-orleans-will-pick-new-coroner <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Pop Quiz: Which New Orleans official was first elected to office in 1974 and has been reelected to that same office&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">nine times, serving a total of 40 consecutive years&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">on the job? Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:13:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 53108 at http://wwno.org Coroner Payments at Issue in Inspector General Report http://wwno.org/post/coroner-payments-issue-inspector-general-report <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The New Orleans Inspector General's Office has issued a report critical of the way the Orleans Parish coroner has paid some of its employees and independent contractors.</p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:19:01 +0000 The Associated Press 31081 at http://wwno.org Orleans Coroner Office Construction to Start Soon http://wwno.org/post/orleans-coroner-office-construction-start-soon <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Construction of a new home for the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office is expected to begin early this year.</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 16:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26388 at http://wwno.org Wife of ex-congressman's brother dies http://wwno.org/post/wife-ex-congressmans-brother-dies <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The sister-in-law of former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson has died after suffering a severe head injury at her home.</span></p> Sun, 13 May 2012 05:27:14 +0000 The Associated Press 10934 at http://wwno.org