Eileen Fleming

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A coalition of community groups is leading a petition drive to recall New Orleans District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro.

A team of more than a dozen University of New Orleans students and experts are heading  to Austria this summer to help locate the remains of a Tuskegee pilot missing since World War Two.

The fight to preserve one of three Confederate monuments set for removal is heading back to court.

Workers in New Orleans have removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments this morning.

More than 1,400 local, state and federal officials from around the country are in New Orleans this week to focus on hurricane response. Mayor Mitch Landrieu told the group that good communication is vital.
 
Mayor Landrieu said there have been dramatic improvements in disaster response since the days after Hurricane Katrina.
 
“I’m a FEMA fan now. FEMA’s gotten a lot better,” he said.
 
He said people working on hurricane preparedness, response and rebuilding often coordinate with other agencies.

Justice advocates are recommending changes at New Orleans Criminal Court. One suggestion is not locking up victims who refuse to testify. The annual report from CourtWatch NOLA says prosecutors should consider that victims can be afraid of retaliation if they appear in court.

Louisiana homeowners with damage from last year's devastating floods are being asked to take a survey.

Abita Springs is going green.

A coalition of several advocacy groups for foreign-born residents is demanding that local, state and federal lawmakers fight President Trump’s travel ban. More than 100 rallied outside City Hall.  

New Orleans had more protests of President Trump’s executive orders. Hundreds gathered outside City Hall, angered by an order banning citizens from seven mostly Muslim nations.

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