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New Orleans, Louisiana is located in Orleans Parish. Zip codes in New Orleans, LA include 70123, 70122, and 70177. The median home price in New Orleans is $179,900 which is roughly $123/per square foot. More New Orleans information.

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3 min ago | Best of New Orleans

Forbes: New Orleans Saints fans 3rd best in the NFL

According to an article on the Forbes magazine website , the New Orleans Saints' fans are the third best fans in the NFL.


4 hrs ago | WYLD-FM

Landrieu Proposes Civilian Patrol Force For FQ

The city of New Orleans has proposed creating a patrol unit of 50 civilians to handle traffic control and non-emergency tasks that currently are handled by NOPD officers.


7 hrs ago | WNOE-FM New Orleans

N.O. City Council Defers Action On Controversial Proposal

The New Orleans City Council decided not to vote Thursday on a proposed ordinance that would make it easier for the city to crack down on homeless camps, like the ones that formed underneath the Pontchartrain Expressway.


7 hrs ago | WNOE-FM New Orleans

Accused Bourbon St. Shooter Indicted By Grand Jury

The New Orleans district attorney says a grand jury has charged a 20-year-old man with manslaughter and attempted murder in a June 29 shooting on Bourbon Street.


8 hrs ago |

Algiers homeowner shooting shocks neighbors, who blast city for not providing street lights

A neatly trimmed yellow house sits on a quiet Algiers road. The tidiness belies the bloody scene that unfolded inside Wednesday night as a homeowner sought to protect his family from an armed intruder.


11 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Film Society announces opening and closing films for 25th Annual New Orleans Film Festival

The New Orleans Film Society's 25th Annual New Orleans Festival will bring dozens of new films to venues across the city October 16 to 23. Opening the 2014 festival will be Black and White , a New Orleans-shot drama directed by Mike Binder and starring Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer as grandparents embroiled in a custody battle.


15 hrs ago |

New Orleans murders down in first half of 2014, but summer's death toll climbing

The number of murders in New Orleans continued to decline through the first half of the year, albeit at a slower pace than the substantial drop in 2013 .


18 hrs ago |

New Orleans City Council to buck Sheriff Marlin Gusman's plan for 3rd jail building

The New Orleans City Council plans to take a stand Thursday against Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman's proposal to build a 764-bed addition to the Mid-City prison complex already under construction alongside Interstate 10. Councilwoman Susan Guidry said the proposed building, known as "Phase III," undermines city officials' mission to reduce ... (more)


23 hrs ago | Marine News

Port of New Orleans Awards Terminal Build Contract

An aerial view of the Port's existing intermodal terminal, which will be transformed into a modern and more efficient intermodal container transfer terminal.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

Jury convicts teen on murder charges in Central City gang slaying

A teenager accused of being a member of a violent New Orleans street gang was convicted of second-degree murder Wednesday, concluding a trial that saw the teen's father testify about his son's gang affiliation.


Algiers fatal shooting victim identified

Michael Darensburg Jr., 36, was found dead in the 1100 block of Thayer Street, said Orleans Parish Coroner Jeffrey C. Rouse .


The farm-to-vase movement: Local flower farms sprout on urban lots around New Orleans

Gloriosa superba is a show-off of a flower in flaming variations of scarlet, orange, hot pink and yellow.


New Orleans Athletic Club explores voodoo, art, food, books and justice in free talks

New Orleans Athletic Club will open its doors to the public with a free lecture series in this fall.


Best of New Orleans

Five best food raps by New Orleans rappers

After 5th Ward Weebie's song " Let Me Find Out " - featuring tributes to both Wing Snack and Manchu - became a hit this summer, I started a personal quest for some of New Orleans' best food references in rap.


Western Star

Back to School: In post-Katrina school landscape, hope, resentment as charters take over

The majority of public school students will attend charter schools established by a state-run school district created in the aftermath of the storm.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

Pop-up produce stand wins top prize in contest for reuse of vacant commerical lots in New Orleans

A pop-up produce stand planned for an empty lot in the Lower 9th Ward won the Lots of Progress contest for ideas on using vacant commercial property on Tuesday, taking both the judges' top prize and an audience favorite vote for a total of $5,634 to advance its cause.


WGNO-TV New Orleans

Branford Marsalis Appreciates the Lessons New Orleans Taught Him

We got a real treat recently having Branford Marsalis in town. And while we often consider the Marsalis' the first family of Jazz, Branford said mastering his horn came by playing a variety of music.


The Times-Picayune

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity Garden Party attracts urban gardeners and chefs

It was well chosen because the food served at this event featured items from MoPho's menu made with vegetables, fruits and herbs from local urban gardeners who are partners with NOAHH.


WDSU-TV New Orleans

New Orleans restaurant says computer attack may have compromised credit, debit card information

A New Orleans restaurant said its point of sale system was targeted by a hacker and that some credit and debit card information may have been compromised.


Uptown Messenger

Video shows armed robbery of South Claiborne auto-parts store

Surveillance video released by the New Orleans Police Department shows Sunday's armed robbery of an auto parts store on South Claiborne Avenue, and police are hoping the public can help identify the gunman.


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