City of New Orleans Monitoring Tropical Storm Cristobal

Officials Encourage Residents to Prepare for Rain and Hurricane Season The New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is monitoring Tropical Storm Cristobal, which is forecast to drift northward into the Gulf of Mexico this weekend. Heavy rainfall will be possible in New Orleans late this week and...

Voting Has Never Been More Crucial

Who Can Vote by Absentee Ballot in Louisiana and How By C.C. Campbell-RockFor The New Orleans Tribune As the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and structural racism disrupt African-American lives across the United States and America burns, we must stay woke. At a time when Black life is threatened by forces...

Orleans Parish Will Not Move into Phase Two Yet

While the rest of the state appears poised to move into Phase Two on Friday, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell today announced in a statement that Orleans Parish will remain under its current Phase One reopening guidelines beyond June 5. Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today (Monday, June 1) that...

State to Submit Testing Plan to Federal Government

Case and test data for the state of Louisiana could not be updated for Friday, May 29, because of network issues. Meanwhile Hospitalizations and ventilator use continue to decline. The state is reporting 26 new deaths. "These are 26 Louisianans," said Gov. Bel Edwards during his Friday press briefing. "Our...