Cop Arrested

NOPD arrests officer in Travis Boys investigation


The New Orleans Police Department Monday night announced the arrest and emergency suspension of a 12-year veteran in connection with the Travis Boys case. Read more...
Arraigned

Will an accused cop killer really get the death penalty?


The man accused of shooting and killing a New Orleans police officer while he was being taken to jail has pleaded not guilty. The New Orleans District Attorney is seeking the death penalty for  33 year old Travis Boys. Read more...
Scoot Blog

Scoot: Black lives matter, all the time


After a Fourth of July weekend that was preceded by government warnings of possible terrorist attacks by ISIS or lone wolf ISIS sympathizers, we are talking about the number of Americans killed by Americans, and the greatest threat to the lives of Americans comes from Americans. Read More
Vote To Remove

South Carolina Senate votes to remove Confederate flag


The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds.  The 37-3 vote Monday allows the state to remove the flag and the flagpole where it flies as soon as it passes the House and is signed by Gov. Nikki Haley.  Read more...

 
Essence

2015 Essence Festival draws almost half a million


Nearly half a million people attended this year's Essence Festival held in New Orleans over the Fourth of July weekend. Read more...