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RTA opens new Cemeteries Transit Center with covered shelters, safer crosswalks

NEW ORLEANS — The Regional Transit Authority’s long-awaited Cemeteries Transit Center on Canal Boulevard has opened.

RTA officials, the Federal Transit Administration Region 6 Deputy Regional Administrator, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, and other dignitaries gathered there for the grand opening Friday morning. 285 more words


Two men sought after Canal Street armed robbery

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is looking for two men who were caught on surveillance video robbing a man on Canal Street at knife point. 76 more words


City Park Ave.-Canal Street intersection reopens after four-month closure

NEW ORLEANS — The intersection of Canal Street and City Park Avenue is reopened Monday afternoon (December 4) after four months of being closed.

Some local businesses say the closure has hurt sales, but they’ve been patient and realize the work needed to be done. 118 more words


Canal Street-City Park Avenue intersection to reopen next week

NEW ORLEANS — It’s a holiday miracle.

The construction project that has closed the intersection of Canal Street and City Park Avenue for four months is on schedule, and the intersection is expected to reopen next week. 131 more words


NOPD looking for woman who robbed man as he slept in Canal St. hotel

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is looking for a woman they say made off with $9,000 worth of property after the man who brought her back to his Canal Street hotel room fell asleep. 90 more words


Overnight Closures On IB Congress for Byrne Interchange Work

CHICAGO (CBS) — Several lanes will be closed overnight on Congress Parkway on the Near West Side for ongoing work on the Jane Byrne Circle Interchange. 137 more words


Steel city

This scene in a Sheffield wire factory caught my eye while I was mooching around Sheffield’s back streets near the canal a few weeks ago, thanks to the way the rust coloured containers were matched by the carelessly abandoned reels of wire. 73 more words