Tags » Orleans Parish Prison

County Jails Nationwide At Risk In Disasters

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter

PENSACOLA (CBSMiami/AP) — Privately owned homes and businesses aren’t the only things that can be affected by bad weather storms. 859 more words


Landrieu's Letter to Jindal is a Good Start, But Doesn't Go Far Enough

Last week, local news media reported that New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants state inmates out of the Orleans Parish Prison (OPP). In a letter to Governor Bobby Jindal, Landrieu asked the Governor to remove the approximately 380 Department of Corrections (DOC) prisoners currently doing time at OPP. 1,151 more words

New Orleans

The Deadbeat Dad of New Orleans...

We’ve all heard the term. Typically it’ll refer to a parent who ignores his children, leaves them behind, is aware of, but does little to nothing to care for those in his charge, regardless of consequence. 1,528 more words

New Orleans

Landrieu hopes new taxes can cover costs of consent decrees, pension fund

The City of New Orleans is facing a major problem– how to pay for two consent decrees and shore up the millions due to the firefighter’s pension fund while keeping the books balanced. 138 more words