New Orleans City Council

City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell is the city’s first female mayor.
Across the nation, black women are taking it upon themselves to impact their communities in the most direct way possible.
Mitch Landrieu says threats from white supremacists won't stop the city from removing monuments celebrating hate.
A statue honoring white supremacists who killed members of the city's post-Civil War integrated police force was the first to come down.
Below, some pictures of the protest from The Gambit's Twitter feed: On Friday, a large group of the measure's opponents, including
The jail's giant, new high-tech kitchen can serve between 25,000 to 30,000 meals a day--far more than three squares meals needed for nearly 2,400 inmates now. Meanwhile, the Phase II jail will be able to house 1,438 inmates.
"The legislature didn't appropriate funds to LA Swift this session or any session previously," DOTD's Conachen said last
Risin, along with her landlord Ralph Guerrera--who grew up on the 400 block but now lives in Slidell in St. Tammany Parish
If your block in New Orleans feels spooky at night, you're not alone.
How did Isaac stack up against past hurricanes? The slow-moving storm, with its rain and strong winds, damaged power grids across Louisiana, according to Entergy. Hall said "for New Orleans, Isaac was the second biggest storm in terms of customer outages after Katrina."