New Orleans, LA – Former veteran officer Melvin Williams received more than 21 years for beating Raymond Robair, and dropping him off at Charity Hospital. His rookie partner at the time, Mathew Dean Moore, received almost 6 years for filing false reports and lying to investigators. U-S Attorney Jim Letten's office handled the civil rights case, as it has in previous cases involving police. He says officers should know that they will be caught if they lie.
New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolevie.com, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a peek inside the unique life and culture of our region. This week Sharon Litwin is visiting Dooky Chase restaurant to satiate her appetite. However, Litwin isn't longing for the food this time around.
New Orleans, La. – The Arts Council of New Orleans honors individuals, organizations and corporations which have made outstanding contributions to the arts in New Orleans at the 35th Annual Community Arts Awards luncheon. The event will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at the Roosevelt New Orleans Ballroom from 11:30 am - 1:30pm. More info at artscouncilofneworleans.org
New Orleans, LA – This The Reading Life features Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Robert Olen Butler, whose new book is "A Small Hotel," and Sara Woodard and Kelly Harris-Deberry of STAIR, Start the Adventure in Reading.
New Orleans, LA – The search for a new president of the University of New Orleans continues as UNO moves from LSU's system of higher education to the University of Louisiana's, the largest in the state. Dr. Randy Moffett, President of the University of Louisiana System, joined WWNO's Paul Maassen to discuss UNO's move to the UL system and the public meetings taking place on UNO's campus tomorrow as part of the search for a new president.