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Field Report: Louisiana Center for Children's Rights

September was filled with preparations for the Juvenile In Justice exhibit and community events.  And I finally have the promotional materials to prove it!

The exhibit will open with a preview event on October 22nd.   268 more words

VISTA Field Reports

Last Call: 5 things you may have missed on September 14

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


Inmates from old OPP moved into new jail facility

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) – “ very, very big day,” according to Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman. On Monday morning, authorities began the process of moving inmates to the new Inmate Housing Facility on 2900 Perdido Street. 261 more words


Accusations fly as clock ticks toward new OP jail deadline

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


Former Police Chief Ronal Serpas: Let's rightsize OPP

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Former NOPD Chief Ronal Serpas talks about the problems with Orleans Parish Prison. 14 more words


City drops case, allows construction to continues on new OPP jail

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The legal battle over the Orleans Parish Prison’s housing plans heated up in court Thursday between the city and sheriff. After hours, the city decided to drop the case, so construction will continue on the new jail facility at the OPP. 327 more words


City Vs. Sheriff in court today over OPP housing plans

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) – The legal battle over the Orleans Parish Prison’s housing plans is heating up again. A hearing on the case between the city and the sheriff started Thursday morning. 219 more words