City of New Orleans Activates Freeze Plan for Homeless, Urges Residents to Stay Safe and Warm During Cold Weather

Today, the City of New Orleans will activate the Citywide Freeze Plan in anticipation of cold weather. The National Weather Service predicts that temperatures, factoring in wind chill, will drop below the threshold of 35 degrees Fahrenheit for more than four hours overnight Wednesday, Nov. 14, triggering the activation of the freeze plan. The coldest […]

MAYOR CANTRELL ANNOUNCES CITY OF NEW ORLEANS LAWSUIT AGAINST PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES OVER OPIOID CRISIS

Mayor LaToya Cantrell today announced that the City of New Orleans has filed suit against pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors for their conduct in fueling a national opioid crisis that has threatened the health and safety of the city. The lawsuit was filed in Civil District Court this morning. “The opioid epidemic has taken more from […]