The Maroon

Fatal shooting of Louisiana State Trooper

Skyllarr Trusty

August 27, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Worldview

Louisiana Senior State Trooper Steven Vincent, 43, passed away in a Lake Charles hospital Monday, Aug. 24. Vincent was reportedly shot in the head by a motorist who then said, "You're lucky you're going to die soon," according to...

Latino community thanked for helping rebuild New Orleans

Nicholas Morea, Staff Writer

August 27, 2015

Filed under City, Life & Times

New Orleans is getting a little Latin flare during the Gracias Latinos Fiesta at the Casa Borrega. From music to a few guest speakers from Latino organizations, this event held Aug. 29 from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. is a celebration of ...

Three presidents visit New Orleans in three days

Skyllarr Trusty

August 27, 2015

Filed under City, News, Worldview

President Barack Obama and former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are set to visit New Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Obama is expected to visit a variety of storm affected neighborhoods...

New Orleans reveals resilience plan

Zach Brien

August 27, 2015

Filed under City, News

New Orleans’ Mayor Mitch Landrieu revealed a plan called Resilient New Orleans on Aug. 21.The plan includes 41 steps to promote resilience in the city. Some of the steps in this plan include launching an emergency accoun...

Lakeview Hurricane to hold Katrina 10 Year Anniversary Parade

Skyllarr Trusty

August 25, 2015

Filed under City, Life & Times

From one levee to another, the Lakeview Civic Improvement Association will host the Red, White and Blue Parade in honor of the city’s progress 10 years following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. There will be an opening...

Voodoo vanishes from the Big Easy

Mark Robinson

August 21, 2015

Filed under City, Sports

The Crescent City will say goodbye to one of its beloved sports franchises. Though the team predates the days of Katrina, the New Orleans Voodoo has played its final season in the Graveyard.Since being acquired by owner Dan New...

ACT scores in Orleans on the rise since Katrina

Nicholas Ducote

August 20, 2015

Filed under City, News

ACT scores in Orleans Parish Public Schools are one of the highest scores in Louisiana since Hurricane Katrina.According to the Louisiana Department of Education, ACT scores in Orleans Parish Public Schools have increased to 20...

Student sexually assaulted off campus

Burke Bischoff

February 5, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, News

An unknown man sexually assaulted a Loyola student while she was walking towards Broadway Avenue, according to the Loyola University Police Department. The student told a campus security authority that a man sexually assaulted...

Brief: Gulf oil spill indictment trial heats up

Associated Press

December 4, 2013

Filed under City, News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Some of the text messages that a former BP drilling engineer deleted from his cellphone contained information that could have been evidence in the Justice Department's investigation of the company's 2010 oil...

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