Mayor Cantrell Could Face Uncomfortable Questions in Anne Breaud Case

May 22, 2024

Mayor LaToya Cantrell was quite full of herself when she filed a temporary protective order recently against New Orleans realtor Anne Breaud.  “I’ll show her,” Cantrell could have whispered to herself.  From the balcony of her family’s apartment in the Pontalba, Breaud took the memorable photo of Cantrell enjoying a leisurely drink and meal on […]


Cabbies Accuse Cantrell’s Go-To Lawyers of Assisting Uber in Beating 37,000 Violations in 2018, Which May Have Cost the City More Than $33 Million

January 18, 2024

In typical David vs. Goliath fashion, in a Civil District Court filing on January 16, 2024, Sher Garner-  a politically connected firm favored by Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s administration and thought to be still on contract to represent her office – apparently ganged up against “the little guy” taxi cab drivers in 2018 to deep-six more […]


Will Cantrell, NOPD, City Attorney Cooperate in OIG’s Investigation of Vappie Mystery Tapes?

April 4, 2023

Transparency has never been a hallmark of Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s administration. Though the recall only failed because officials were unable to submit enough petitions timely, there is no doubt that many New Orleanians are unhappy with Cantrell’s leadership. Instead of trying to rebuild trust among the thousands of disgruntled voters who signed the petition, she […]


Carter & Batiste Blast Wilson; Claim 100,000 Recall Petition Signatures Were Submitted

March 24, 2023

Recall campaign organizers Eileen Carter and Belden Batiste said today, Thursday March 23, that they turned in approximately 100,000 petitions with signatures of Orleans Parish registered voters – far more than the 67,000 petitions Registrar of Voters Dr. Sandra Wilson claimed had been submitted. The announcement came during dual press conferences Wilson and Carter/Batiste held […]


Audio Tapes of Jeffrey Vappie Investigation by Public Integrity Bureau Now Available on Big Easy Magazine

March 16, 2023

Though officials pledged that the audio tapes from the investigation of NOPD officer Jeffrey Vappie were secure, a city employee in the Law Department mistakenly handed a flash drive containing 11 interviews of Vappie and other officers to an unidentified member of HANO’s board of directors earlier on Monday, March 13. Though the investigation is […]


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