NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman has long said that the closing of OPP and the opening of a new jail, the Orleans Justice Center, would resolve issues of crime that plagued the jailhouse for decades. 382 more words
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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Experts monitoring the new Orleans Justice Center took the stand Tuesday revealing shocking testimony about the level of violence in the jail calling it “disturbing.” One monitor claimed the staff is not in control of the facility, and too often prison workers have to use force. 197 more words
That’s a wrap! Last Thursday, we held the closing reception for the Juvenile In Justice exhibit. Thank you to Dana, Julia, and Sara for your help! 280 more words
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — It’s getting late, and it’s almost time to close up for the evening. Here are some stories you might have missed today. 174 more words
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – It’s a jail fight of a different type.
Millions of dollars are at stake and the future home of thousands of Louisiana inmates is in question as Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s office and the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s office beat each other up with words and accusations. 400 more words