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  • Mick Jagger Attacks Governor Jeff Landry During Rolling Stones Concert in New Orleans

    05/05/2024 6:10:30 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/05/2024 | BREITBART News
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mick Jagger briefly waded into Louisiana politics, taking a verbal jab at the state’s conservative governor, as The Rolling Stones performed at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The band had finished “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” during Thursday evening’s set when Jagger began talking about inclusion, according to New Orleans news outlets. “We want to include him too,” Jagger said of Gov. Jeff Landry. “Even if he wants to take us back to the Stone Age.”
  • New Orleans Police Chief Pushes More Gun-Free Zones — Where Tourists Can’t Be Armed for Self-Defense

    04/18/2024 4:24:43 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/18/2024 | Awr Hawkins
    New Orleans police Superintendent Anne Kirkpatrick wants gun-free zones within the city where even licensed concealed carriers would be barred from carrying for self-defense. 4WWL reported that Kirkpatrick is pushing the zones in response to the constitutional carry bill signed by Gov. Jeff Landry (R) on March 5, 2024. “New Orleans is unique. And this is not a one-size-fits-all bill. And so, what would apply and maybe be perfectly acceptable in a different part of the state of Louisiana, it’s not going to be effective for the entire city of New Orleans,” Kirkpatrick said. “Too much gun violence as it...
  • Murders down up to 20% in some major US cities — including NYC: ‘Very positive trends’

    04/14/2024 2:09:29 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 71 replies
    Nypost ^ | 04/14/2024 | Jorge Fitz Simmon
    Murders have dropped by up to 20% in some major US cities — including the Big Apple — so far this year, according to a new report. New York City has seen a 15% dip in killings in the first three months of 2024 compared to the same period last year, the Wall Street Journal said. The five boroughs had 88 murders in that time period, a significant dip over the 104 in 2023, the outlet said.
  • Convicted ex-New Orleans mayor has done his time. Now, can he get the right to carry a gun?

    03/30/2024 11:15:17 AM PDT · by Towed_Jumper · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 29, 2024 | Kevin McGill
    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who was convicted on federal bribery, money laundering and other corruption charges in 2014, has completed his 10-year sentence and is asking a federal judge to restore his rights to carry a gun and vote. But prosecutors said Thursday that the New Orleans-based judge has no authority to restore Nagin‘s federal firearms rights, and that it’s up to the state of Texas, where he now lives, to decide on his voting privileges. Nagin, 67, recently filed a court motion in New Orleans, noting that his federal prison time and supervision were officially over on...
  • Americans Leaving Cities Destroyed by Democrats

    03/18/2024 7:52:46 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 38 replies
    NewAmerican Prophet ^ | March 18, 2024 | Jeff Crouere
    For decades, Democrats have controlled the nation’s largest cities. The results have been catastrophic, including high crime rates, blight, failing public educational systems, rampant poverty, and an expanding homeless population. These horrific outcomes are due to Democrats supporting failed policies, such as raising taxes, increasing regulations, growing the government, and refusing to prosecute violent criminals. Consequently, citizens voted with their feet and left in droves, a trend which has started to accelerate.
  • Rats Are High on Marijuana Evidence at an Infested Police Building, New Orleans Chief Says

    03/15/2024 1:20:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    AP News ^ | March 13, 2024
    Rats have gotten into confiscated pot at New Orleans’ aging police headquarters, munching the evidence as the building is taken over by mold and cockroaches, said the city’s police chief. “The rats eating our marijuana, they’re all high,” Police Superintendent Anne Kirkpatrick told New Orleans City Council members. Kirkpatrick described vermin infestations and decay at the offices that have housed New Orleans polic
  • New Orleans' Dem Mayor LaToya Cantrell faces FBI probe over cozy relationship with her bodyguard whose wife dumped him over 'affair' after footage showed them spending HOURS together in city-owned apartment during work days

    01/18/2024 2:49:08 AM PST · by Libloather · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/18/24 | Stephen M. Lepore
    The Democrat mayor of New Orleans Latoya Cantrell is facing an FBI probe over allegations she had an 'ongoing adulterous affair' with the former head of her police detail on city property. Cantrell was seen on security cameras spending hours together with Jeffrey Vappie in a city-owned apartment during work hours. Vappie has himself been investigated over hours he was alleged to be clocking in. Now, the federal government is reportedly looking into whether the couple abused government funds for personal trips, as the pair have been seen partying from Los Angeles to Scotland. Vappie's wife, Danielle, alleges that her...
  • ‘The devil was in that building’: New Orleans church orphanages’ dark secrets

    12/04/2023 9:52:11 AM PST · by Red Badger · 13 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Sun 3 Dec 2023 06.00 EST | Jason Berry in Marrero, Louisiana
    Call her Sheila. She doesn’t want her name used because of court testimony she has given as a state social worker which helped put men who abused their families in jail. She’s retired now, but still a rescuer by nature. On a recent afternoon she went back to Madonna Manor, the Catholic orphanage in a Spanish colonial revival building, now shuttered, several miles across the Mississippi River from New Orleans. “A reverent place,” she sighed, “but it’s also a crime scene.” She gazed at the wooden plank covering a window. Raccoons now nested in rooms that were once the dormitory...
  • WELCOME TO THE MURDER CAPITAL OF AMERICA Video— 23 min

    12/02/2023 7:30:50 AM PST · by Phoenix8 · 20 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/8/2023 | The Taboo Room
    In this eye-opening documentary, I take you deep into New Orleans, famously known as the murder capital of America. Back in august i visited New Orleans one my favourite and most unique experiences i had since documenting the life of inner cities. While there i was privileged enough to interview some of the city best up incoming talent that just so happens to be from some of the most dangerous parts of the place the outside world knows as the murder capital Born and raised in a city plagued with violence. The people i interviewed gives insight on how it...
  • ‘Wholly ineffective and pretty obviously racist’: Inside New Orleans’ struggle with facial-recognition policing

    11/04/2023 4:24:42 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 9 replies
    politico ^ | 10-31-23 | ALFRED NG
    n the summer of 2022, with a spike in violent crime hitting New Orleans, the city council voted to allow police to use facial-recognition software to track down suspects — a technology that the mayor, police and businesses supported as an effective, fair tool for identifying criminals quickly. A year after the system went online, data show that the results have been almost exactly the opposite. Records obtained and analyzed by POLITICO show that computer facial recognition in New Orleans has low effectiveness, is rarely associated with arrests and is disproportionately used on Black people. The first facial recognition search...
  • Do COVID masks work to keep out smoke in New Orleans? Here's what to know.

    11/03/2023 9:35:58 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 3 replies
    nola ^ | 11/03/2023 | Emily Woodruff
    A noxious smoke plume from swamp fires in the marsh is blowing over the New Orleans area, causing air quality to plummet, according to air monitors throughout the metro area. The smoky air from the peat fires, which smells like burning rubber, is irritating to the eyes, nose, throat and lungs. Burning peat, which is the decaying vegetation underground, releases a large amount of carbon and produces tiny particles known as PM 2.5 that are harmful to health.
  • New Orleans District Attorney Jason Williams, who often avoids prosecuting violent serial criminals, has just been the victim of an armed carjacking

    10/17/2023 10:47:38 AM PDT · by grundle · 14 replies
    Wordpress ^ | October 17, 2023 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    New Orleans District Attorney Jason Williams often avoids prosecuting violent serial criminals.Sources:https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/jason-williams-the-soros-backed-da-in-new-orleans-who-protects-criminals-over-citizenshttps://www.audacy.com/wwl/news/local/newell-new-data-shows-how-das-office-is-soft-on-crimehttps://wgno.com/news/local/mcc-report-says-orleans-district-attorney-not-prosecuting-enough-violent-felony-cases/Williams has just been the victim of an armed carjacking.Source: https://www.wwltv.com/article/news/crime/district-attorney-carjack-gun-violence-crime-orleans/289-61531e93-1667-4107-a994-c6ffa1aa0e23
  • EXCLUSIVE: Scientists who denounced Covid lab leak theory as a conspiracy secretly believed it was 'highly likely' the virus escaped Chinese research facility, leaked messages obtained by DailyMail.com show

    07/14/2023 8:40:37 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 37 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 18:06 EDT, 13 July 2023 | By CAITLIN TILLEY, HEALTH REPORTER
    * House Republicans published messages showing doctors said lab leak 'likely' * Defective redactions have meant more private Slack chats have been uncovered ******************************************************** A renowned scientist who led the condemnation of the Covid lab leak theory privately believed it was 'highly likely', leaked messages show. Dr Kristian Andersen, a Danish evolutionary biologist, co-authored a now-notorious research paper published in March 2020 that denounced the origin scenario as a conspiracy theory and xenophobic. Yet Slack messages obtained by DailyMail.com show how just weeks before the publication of that paper, Dr Andersen told colleagues the idea of a lab leak was...
  • Man Records Himself Randomly Shooting Houses In New Orleans Video-10 seconds

    06/06/2023 4:45:44 PM PDT · by Phoenix8 · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6/5/2023 | Tcrazy
    “thuree, two, unn”…BANG, BANG BANG….BANG, BANG.
  • Best of Archive Series – Do People See Visions Anymore?

    05/18/2023 8:55:16 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 24 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | May 18, 2023 | Michael Bresciani
    In the information age with hi-tech devices, computers and GPS tracking devices is it reasonable to believe that human beings can still experience a vision or an apparition?
  • Bond set at $42,500 for New Orleans man accused of shooting teen who broke into his car

    03/09/2023 3:26:52 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 21 replies
    Comments A New Orleans man accused of shooting a 14-year-old boy who allegedly broke into his car was being held in jail Wednesday in lieu of $42,500 bail. Denzal Peters, 26, is booked with obstruction of justice, illegal use of a weapon and aggravated battery in the Tuesday morning shooting in the 2400 block of North Tonti Street. Police said they found the wounded teenager on the ground and a stolen Kia Optima crashed about a block away. Emergency Medical Services took the teen to a hospital while police detained another youth for questioning and obtained video surveillance recordings of...
  • New Orleans Saints, QB Derek Carr agree to four-year, $150 million contract

    03/06/2023 6:42:47 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 8 replies
    NFL.com ^ | March 6, 2023 | Kevin Patra
    The New Orleans Saints and Derek Carr have agreed to a four-year, $150 million contract that includes $100 million in total guarantees, NFL Network Insiders Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo reported on Monday morning, per sources informed of the situation. The team has since announced the news. Carr will get $70 million effectively fully guaranteed with $60 million due at signing and another $10 million in Year 3 vesting after Year 1, per Rapoport and Garafolo. Carr's new contract also will include a no-trade clause, Garafolo reported, just as his most recent deal with the Raiders had. "We are excited...
  • R&B Pioneer Huey ‘Piano’ Smith Dead at 89

    02/15/2023 3:02:39 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    UltimateClassicRock ^ | February 15, 2023 | Allison Rapp
    Huey "Piano" Smith, a pioneering figure in R&B and early rock 'n' roll music, died on Monday at age 89. The news was confirmed to Nola.com by his daughter, Acquelyn Donsereaux. "He just slept away," Donsereaux said. "Daddy was the most positive person I know. Easygoing and funny. He was a comedian until the last couple of hours." Smith was born in New Orleans in 1934 and was influenced by the regional music played by Professor Longhair. He wrote his first song, "Robertson Street Boogie" - named for the street where he lived - when was 8. As a teenager,...
  • ‘A Violent Start To The Year’: Murders Are Already Soaring In These Six Major Cities

    01/21/2023 6:41:28 AM PST · by Bon of Babble · 42 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Jan 20, 2023 | ERINN BROADUS AND TREVOR SCHAKOHL
    Year-to-date homicides or murders increased in Jacksonville, New Orleans, Minneapolis, the Las Vegas area, Washington, D.C. and Nashville in the first days of 2023, based on police data and media reports.
  • Divorce filing appears to accuse [New Orleans] Mayor LaToya Cantrell of affair with security officer

    01/18/2023 6:43:38 AM PST · by Ebenezer · 47 replies
    Nola.com ^ | January 17, 2023 | Matt Sledge
    Months after a police officer on Mayor LaToya Cantrell's security team was removed from his post amid an investigation into his pay, a recent legal filing appears to accuse him and the mayor of having an “ongoing sexual relationship.” New Orleans Police Department Officer Jeffrey Vappie allegedly admitted to his wife that he had an “adulterous affair” with a woman identified in a divorce petition as “L.C.” The brief, filed Jan. 4 by Vappie’s wife, dates the beginning of the relationship to May 2021. While the brief does not give the mayor's full name, WVUE-TV and WDSU-TV reported that “L.C.”...