Category : Louisiana

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

Red Light Cameras Deactivated

Mayor LaToya Cantrell today announced the deactivation of 20 out of 31 red light traffic cameras located outside of school zones. As of Jan. 1, 2019, these cameras have been turned off and will no longer ticket motorists. Additionally, all came...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Photos by Terry Jones Happy New Year!!! As expected, New Orleanians rang in 2019 with plenty of food, fun, family and friends. This year’s celebrations were no exception. Celebrations at Prime Example and The Cove were filled with all of the ab...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

Black & Gold Love

By Glenn Jones & Oba Lorrius Data News Weekly Contributor Local Vocalist Semaj Douglas and International Recording Artist Oba Lorrius united to create “Black & Gold Love” the #1 New Orleans Saints fight song and street anthem, enlisting...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

2018 – The Year in Review

Data News Weekly Staff Edited Report   Happy New Year!     2018 was an unprecedented year, filled with turmoil, intrigue, disbelief and disturbing news headlines that dominated conversations across the country.  For many, the actions and statem...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

Attention!

By Bill Fletcher, Jr.   In the last two months we have had two devastating hurricanes along with two devastating reports regarding climate change. If anyone wants to further deny the reality of climate change they need to go into a corner along...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

Treading Water

By Calla Victoria Unless you have been up at the North Pole helping Santa for the past year or so, you are well aware of the mounting problems at the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board. Everything began to unravel for the public utility dur...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

Forgiving the Forgetful

By Brandon Brown Almost everyone has been there. Days turn into weeks, and weeks turn into months. Eventually, failure to return one borrowed book from a library means that resource is no longer available to the average resident. Now, libraries...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

From New Orleans to Paris and Back

By Kimani Hamilton A passion for fashion, a dream, and determination was all this young designer, Daeja Richardson had when she was growing up. “At the age of 14, I started my own fashion brand: Daeja,” Richardson said.​ Her mom bought her, her...