Days after bursts of gunfire brought a chaotic and bloody end to a Mother's Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans, news of now seven arrests gave an organizer of the traditional event reason to celebrate again.Full story
“It’s time for us to help everybody back,” said New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu. After Katrina, firefighters from New York and New Jersey lent a helping hand, so residents of New Orleans are sending both necessities and messages of hope to those impacted by Sandy. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.
NBC’s Brian Williams speaks with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal talks about Tropical Storm Isaac as New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu looks on during a news conference at City Hall in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 27, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman