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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 $185,000 which is roughly $139/per square foot. More New Orleans information.

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3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

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 .

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6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

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)

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10 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.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

NOLA.com

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.

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NOLA.com

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 .

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NOLA.com

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.

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NOLA.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NOLA.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Uptown Messenger

Owen Courreges: Fighting words, in Ferguson and New Orleans

Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson Police Department was quoted as uttering these words by Dorian Johnson, who was walking with Michael Brown in the street.

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The Times-Picayune

Peaches are everywhere in New Orleans - but not for long

The first sign I saw that the years' peaches had arrived was literally a sign, posted along Highway 90 in Raceland.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Brewsday Tuesday: Lagunitas brews arrive in New Orleans

Last week, California's Lagunitas Brewing Company splashed into the New Orleans craft beer market, introducing its flagship IPA, the hoppy wheat beer Little Sumpin' Sumpin' and Imperial Red.

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The Times-Picayune

Murder trial opens for accused member of violent New Orleans street gang

Demond Sandifer, 19, is facing murder charges in a 2011 Central City shooting that left a 22-year-old man dead.

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NOLA.com

NOPD arrests 2 more in Burgundy Street shooting

New Orleans police on Monday arrested two more people in connection with Aug. 10 Burgundy Street mass shooting that left two people dead and five injured.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

NOPD arrests two more suspects in Lower Ninth Ward drive-by shooting

NEW ORLEANS New Orleans police have arrested two additional suspects in connection with a Lower Ninth Ward shooting that claimed the life of two people and injured five others.

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