Mayor Mitch Landrieu

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has gotten a reprieve — of sorts — from the consent decree process aimed at reforming the police department. But it’s just a temporary measure.

Eileen Fleming / WWNO

A community meeting drew about 200 people last night to the same 7th Ward intersection where a second-line parade was attacked on Mother’s Day. Officials promised an aggressive investigation.

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has called for a "community response" gathering today at 6 p.m., at the corner of Frenchmen Street and North Villere. It's a response to the multiple shooting Sunday afternoon during a Mother's Day second-line parade that injured at least 19 people.

"On Sunday afternoon — Mother's Day — our community was subjected to another senseless act of violence," the mayor said in a press release. "Please come out and show solidarity in protecting our culture and delivering a message to stop the shootings."

New Orleans police are investigating what triggered a shooting that injured 19 people at a Mother’s Day parade. Two children are among the wounded.

Office of Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has delivered his fourth State of the City address. He used the annual event to present an overall optimism of the city’s future.

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has delivered his annual State of the City Address. The speech reflected achievements as well as challenges facing his administration.

Eileen Fleming / WWNO

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is hosting the fifth annual World Cultural Economic Forum this week. It’s part of the US Conference of Mayors' drive to harness the financial power of art and culture.

Mayor Mitch Landrieu appeared on CNN this morning to talk about security at this year's Jazz Fest after the Boston Marathon bombing last month. New Orleans is hosting the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the World Cultural Economic Forum this week.

One of three state legislative goals set by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is making its way through committee hearings in Baton Rouge this week. One part of the proposed changes in Sewerage and Water Board operation is getting some opposition.

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