public safety http://wwno.org en Times-Picayune/NOLA.com Report Suggests More Behind Crime Stat Gap http://wwno.org/post/times-picayunenolacom-report-suggests-more-behind-crime-stat-gap <p>Every month, New Orleans police file crime statistics with the federal government. These numbers turn into lists of the nation’s most violent cities, and those lists impact factors from economic development to residents’ sense of safety. The Sunday edition of the Times-Picayune and Nola.com<a href="http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2013/05/new_orleans_crime_stats_analys.html#incart_maj-story-2"> features reporting from John Simerman and Gordon Russell on these stats</a>.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 11:33:00 +0000 Eve Troeh 35689 at http://wwno.org Kenner takes plastic for brake tags http://wwno.org/post/kenner-takes-plastic-brake-tags <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Kenner officials say the city&#39;s vehicle inspection station has begun accepting credit cards and debit cards for payment.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Officials of the city in suburban New Orleans said there is no additional charge to use plastic to pay for annual inspections to receive a city brake tag.</p> Sun, 08 Jul 2012 18:31:31 +0000 The Associated Press 15305 at http://wwno.org