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New Orleans Mayor Issues Overnight Curfew In City

Posted on AllSides September 1st, 2021
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The mayor of New Orleans issued a citywide curfew aiming to curb crime in the Big Easy in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Mayor Latoya Cantrell (D) signed the executive order on Tuesday, setting the curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. until further notice.

City police and the Louisiana National Guard will be enforcing the curfew. The police chief said numerous arrests have already been made for looting, but denied the city is out of control.

Meanwhile, residents in New Orleans have been without power since Sunday with city...

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