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Top New Orleans news: Car break-ins up, homicides down; residents unhappy about hotel plans; more

Top New Orleans news: Car break-ins up, homicides down; residents  unhappy about hotel plans; more
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By Hoodline - Published on December 05, 2019.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in New Orleans.

Shake Shack opens flagship location in downtown

The Canal Place restaurant is now open.

Read the full story on Eater New Orleans.

New Orleans crime stats: Car break-ins up, homicides down

Break-ins are up 60%, according to the City Council's crime analyst. Right now, the city is on pace for 110 homicides. That would be the lowest number since 1970. 

Read the full story on WDSU News.

New Orleans East residents concerned about new development proposal

District E Councilwoman Cyndi Nguyen says White Star Commercial wants to build a resort-style hotel on 42 acres of property off of the I-10 Service Road at Frenchman's Wharf.

Read the full story on WDSU News.

Meraux Foundation donates $20K for Battle of New Orleans Commemoration

The Meraux Foundation has donated $20,000.00 to the Friends of the Battle of New Orleans for the 2020 commemoration of the battle.

Read the full story on WGNOtv.


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