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New Orleans PD Won’t End ‘Sanctuary City’ Policies

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – The New Orleans Police Department will continue “sanctuary city” policies that protect illegal immigrants from deportation despite stricter immigration policies at the forefront of President-Elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration.

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NOLA Murder Rate Remains Steady Despite New Gun Control Laws

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Though new gun control measures were designed to curtail murder and gun violence in New Orleans, the murder rate has remained almost unchanged from last year, before the measures were put into place.

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BLM in New Orleans Demands $5M Annually for Black Artists

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Following a march through New Orleans’ busiest street, the Black Lives Matter-aligned group ‘Take ‘Em Down Nola’ announced their list of “demands” from the City, saying they need $5 million annually to pay for education and salaries of African-American artists and historians.

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Black Lives Matter Storms New Orleans’ Monuments

A Black Lives Matter-aligned organization called ‘Take ‘Em Down Nola’ stormed New Orleans’ Andrew Jackson monument demanding all monuments related to the Civil War come down across the city. The monument which sits at the heart of the city’s historic French Quarter.

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6 Shot in New Orleans after City Expands Gun-Free Zones

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Six individuals were shot, leaving one dead in New Orleans, Louisiana outside of a convenience store after the City recently expanded “gun-free zones” to now include public parks and recreation facilities.

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Man Pistol Whips Woman in New Orleans Ladies Room

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is searching for a male suspect who is allegedly responsible for striking a woman in the head with a gun in his hand during a French Quarter bathroom altercation.

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New Orleans Cop Shot, Killed While Driving His Squad Car

On Sunday morning, a Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) officer was shot and killed while driving his squad car. New Orleans Police Department Supt. Michael Harrison said “the 45-year-old HANO officer was driving in Central City when he was fatally shot.”

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