NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — New Orleans City Council has voted unanimously to eliminate bail for most people charged with minor offenses, in an effort to reduce the Orleans Parish jail population. 194 more words
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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The final witness for the U.S. Justice Department took the stand Monday in the legal fight over who will control the Orleans Parish Prison. 561 more words
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A hearing began in federal court Wednesday that will determine if Sheriff Marlin Gusman will keep control over the Orleans Parish Prison. 358 more words
New Orleans (WGNO)–Archbishop Gregory Aymond led a “Way of the Cross” at the Orleans Parish prison.
They stopped at the 14 different stations for prayer and reflection. 62 more words
Violent conditions still plague the newly opened Orleans Justice Center, 'The inmates have more experience than the supervision'
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