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Topic - Mitch Landrieu
Data compiled by a New Orleans newspaper shows the city's 2014 murder count was 38 as of Friday.
Los Angeles and New York have been making their cases. Now, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is pitching his city as the new home for the "Late Show" when Stephen Colbert takes over that CBS program from David Letterman next year.
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.
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.
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.
New Orleans' mayor defended his city days after a power outage plunged the Super Bowl into 34 minutes of darkness, while authorities still baffled by the cause announced they were bringing in a consultant to help investigate.
A 20-story-high mural of the Lombardi Trophy, affixed to the glass exterior of a bustling hotel that was once a shattered symbol of Hurricane Katrina's devastation, rises like a beacon above the expansive white roof of the Superdome.
Several ramshackle houses featured on advertisements for the HBO series "Treme" were demolished Thursday, despite efforts by preservationists and show producers who wanted the row homes renovated.
The Justice Department has found evidence that New Orleans police officers often have used deadly force without justification, have a pattern of making unconstitutional arrests and have engaged in racial profiling.
A potential Louisiana-based ownership group for the New Orleans Hornets is taking shape, and Gov. Bobby Jindal and Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Monday they are confident that Louisiana will be able to keep its NBA franchise.
"I can't honestly tell you that we know, measurably, which one of these things is contributing to which particular reduction in murder, but all of them together seem to be moving us in the right direction," Landrieu said.
"Hosting that kind of talent in New Orleans would make it easy to facilitate interviews with the entertainment industry's biggest stars," Landrieu wrote.