new orleans east http://wwno.org en Community Impact Series: Vietnamese American Young Leaders Association http://wwno.org/post/community-impact-series-vietnamese-american-young-leaders-association <p><em>A high school student shows up at her community center for homework help and a few years later she's an advocate for reforming her community's public schools. That's just the latest chapter for a nonprofit tapping the potential of young leaders in New Orleans East.</em></p><p></p><p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 13:20:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 32423 at http://wwno.org New Orleans East Groundbreaking Heralds Return of Hospital http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-east-groundbreaking-heralds-return-hospital <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Archbishop Gregory Aymond are among the dignitaries set to take part in the groundbreaking for a facility aimed at bringing full hospital service back to the New Orleans East area.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The $130 million project is to be constructed on the site of the former Pendleton Memorial Methodist Hospital.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26922 at http://wwno.org Work Continues on Joe Brown Park Redo http://wwno.org/post/work-continues-joe-brown-park-redo <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Work including an amphitheater and improved walking and bike paths is planned at a 200-acre park in eastern New Orleans.</p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 17:55:02 +0000 The Associated Press 25754 at http://wwno.org Groundbreaking Set For New Orleans East Hospital http://wwno.org/post/groundbreaking-set-new-orleans-east-hospital <p>A groundbreaking will be held at 2 p.m., marking the start of a new full-service hospital for New Orleans East. It’s a major step forward in Hurricane Katrina recovery. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 25411 at http://wwno.org NOPD: Men Dug Thorugh Wall to Burglarize Store http://wwno.org/post/nopd-men-dug-thorugh-wall-burglarize-store <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Police are searching for two men who dug through a cinderblock wall to burglarize a&nbsp;convenience store in New Orleans East.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><em>The Times-Picayune</em> reports that surveillance cameras showed the unidentified men climb through a hole in the wall of the Family Ranch Market and enter the store through a cooler door.</p> Sun, 16 Dec 2012 23:10:59 +0000 The Associated Press 25175 at http://wwno.org Police arrest man in cab driver's death http://wwno.org/post/police-arrest-man-cab-drivers-death <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">New Orleans police have arrested a suspect in last month's shooting death of a cab driver.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune reports Rodney Thornton was booked Thursday with second-degree murder in the slaying 44-year-old Ali Husnain. Investigators say Husnain was shot in the back of the head on July 9.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 16:43:37 +0000 The Associated Press 18443 at http://wwno.org 8-year-old killed in fatal crash in New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/8-year-old-killed-fatal-crash-new-orleans <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Police say an 8-year-old boy was killed when a sport utility vehicle he was in lost control in a curve in an off ramp of Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune reports&nbsp;that the boy was identified as Adrian Antoine III of New Orleans. Antoine was pronounced dead on the scene.</p> Sun, 22 Jul 2012 20:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 16338 at http://wwno.org Man falls into canal, apparently drowns http://wwno.org/post/man-falls-canal-apparently-drowns <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">New Orleans police say a 29-year-old man died after falling into a canal near Irish Bayou in New Orleans East.</span></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Officer Garry Flot, a police spokesman, says the body of Harold Johnson of New Orleans was found Sunday afternoon, near the spot where he fell in earlier that day.</p> Mon, 28 May 2012 19:03:57 +0000 The Associated Press 12230 at http://wwno.org Patrons Grabbed Gunman After Club Shooting http://wwno.org/post/patrons-grabbed-gunman-after-club-shooting <p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) &mdash; New Orleans police say nightclub patrons grabbed a man after he shot another patron and they held him until officers arrived. Police say 25-year-old Marcos Tulio Montes was booked in the death of an unidentified man yesterday morning at the Mimosa Dancing Club in eastern New Orleans.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 14:43:23 +0000 The Associated Press 9782 at http://wwno.org Bringing fresh food to everyone in New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/bringing-fresh-food-everyone-new-orleans <p>You loved him as Detective William &quot;Bunk&quot; Moreland on &quot;The Wire.&quot; You may also know him as the trombone-playing Antoine Batiste from HBO&#39;s &quot;Treme.&quot;</p><p> Sat, 14 Apr 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Tess Vigeland | Marketplace Money 8748 at http://wwno.org