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Topic - Mitch Landrieu
Orleans Parish Prison is still dangerously understaffed and the sheriff's office needs at least $10 million more to meet requirements of a court settlement, inmates and the U.S. Justice Department say in court papers.
New Orleans' latest call for someone to take on the redevelopment of the blighted former Six Flags theme park received just one response.
Revelers endured winter temperatures and a chilling rain along parade routes Tuesday as New Orleans' 2014 Carnival season neared a close.
It was July 2002 and Ray Nagin, the newly elected mayor of New Orleans, was discussing his administration's crackdown on corruption in the city's automobile inspection and taxi permit programs.
One of the people most responsible for bringing NBA All-Stars back to the Big Easy this weekend is an 86-year-old man who wasn't that into basketball for much of his life.
The man who succeeded Ray Nagin as mayor of New Orleans says Nagin's conviction marks a "very sad day" for the people of the city.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius wants Louisiana residents to sign up for the Affordable Care Act by March 31.
The only announced Democratic candidate in Louisiana's 2015 governor's race is sending a message that he wants re-elected New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to stay out of it.
Boosted by a drop in the city's murder rate and an endorsement from President Barack Obama, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu won a landslide victory Saturday in his bid for a second term.
After four years of controversial police reforms, revamps of city contracts and stepped-up efforts to rid lingering Hurricane Katrina blight, Mitch Landrieu is calling his landslide victory for a second term as New Orleans' mayor a message from voters to keep moving forward.
Gunfire one Mardi Gras weekend on boozy Bourbon Street, a mass shooting at a neighborhood jazz parade that wounded 19 and the gunshot deaths of three children in 2013 nearly overshadowed a promising statistic New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu touts as he seeks re-election Saturday: the city's murder rate dropped last year.
Even with many restaurants closed by the arctic front that iced in much of Louisiana, some tourists were happy to be stuck in New Orleans.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who led the city during its darkest days after Hurricane Katrina, will be thrust back into the spotlight this week when he goes on trial in a corruption case that mushroomed at the end of his eight-year tenure.
Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter's entrance into the governor's race immediately made him the front-runner and propelled the 2015 election to the forefront of political talk in Louisiana.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's Supreme Court has appointed a New Orleans attorney to temporarily fill the job of a civil court judge who stepped down to run for mayor.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the statement Wednesday after Nagin was convicted on 20 criminal counts.