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Reports
4:00 am
Thu February 9, 2012

New Orleans Plans Set for Safe Mardi Gras

mardigrasneworleans.com

New Orleans Mardi Gras 2012 is under way. City officials have plans in place to make sure it’s safe through Fat Tuesday.

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New Orleans Police
4:00 am
Wed February 8, 2012

City Reaches First Consent Decree Deal With Justice Department on NOPD Reform

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, right, joins Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas, left, and City Council member Jon Johnson, at opening of new 7th District police station in New Orleans East. Landrieu announced the start of citizen advisory boards.
Eileen Fleming WWNO

Mayor Mitch Landrieu says the city has agreed to establish Police Community Advisory Boards in each of the eight police districts.

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New Orleans Police
9:01 am
Thu February 2, 2012

New Orleans Police Change Policy on Releasing Victim Information

The New Orleans Police Department will no longer release the criminal records of murder victims. The move comes after complaints that the policy only added to the stress of mourning families.

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Reports, New Orleans police
4:00 am
Thu February 2, 2012

New Orleans Police Drop Policy Involving Victims' Records

The New Orleans Police Department will no longer release the criminal records of murder victims. Eileen Fleming reports the move comes after complaints that the policy only added to the stress of mourning families.

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Reports
7:38 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

Mistrial Declared in Danziger Bridge Case

A federal judge in New Orleans has declared a mistrial in the case of a retired police officer accused of covering up a deadly shooting of unarmed civilians days after Hurricane Katrina. Eileen Fleming reports the judge is basing the decision on a statement the prosecutor made in front of jurors.

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Healthcare
3:19 pm
Fri July 24, 2009

Cecile Tebo talks about NOAH closure

The New Orleans Adolescent Hospital.

State lawmakers had earmarked $14.2 million for the New Orleans Adolescent Hospital during the recent Legislative Session, but the funding was voided due to a line item veto by Governor Bobby Jindal. Cecile Tebo of NOPD's Mental Health Crisis Unit discusses the issue with contributor Hal Clark.

 

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Features
5:50 am
Fri October 17, 2008

NOPD's "Walk the Beat" 5K Collaborates with Blues and BBQ Fest

nopjf.org

Tomorrow morning, the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation will be running its 12th annual Walk the Beat 5K. Proceeds will help provide NOPD police officers with training and operational tools.

While a race can only have one winner, at the end of this race every participant will find a party at the finishing line. More information on the Walk the Beat 5K can be found at nopjf.org.

The schedule for the Blues and BBQ Festival is available at jazzandheritage.org.

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NOPD
3:24 am
Wed September 10, 2008

NOPD Superintendent Riley says police "performed well"

New Orleans Police Superintendent Warren Riley.

New Orleans Police Superintendent Warren Riley says his department performed well during Hurricane Gustav; he checked with the department's Public Integrity Division and no complaints have been filed against officers. He says officers will continue to concentrate on anti-looting measures. About 50 people have been arrested for multiple counts of looting, and the number of incidents is declining.

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