The law allows judges in New Orleans' First and Second City Court to charge $5 for a wedding at the courthouse. But in First City Court, three judges charged $80. In Second City Court in Algiers, Judge Teena Anderson-Trahan charged even more, $100.
A critic of convention centers says the one here in New Orleans must not care about being wrong. Almost two years ago, we investigated the Morial Convention Center and showed how their attendance numbers are way off. Now, new numbers show the trend continues, possibly worse than ever.
In one year, a New Orleans judge may have received her $100 wedding fees 473 times, pocketing as much as $47,300 in cash. But she may not have reported all the earnings to state ethics officials. Did she report them to tax authorities?
Chilling surveillance video shows burglars on Bancroft Dr. in Lakeview. Neighbors say the gunmen didn't just hit this car. In fact, they say these types of crimes have been happening regularly for the past two years.