These fines do not go through the court system, which divides revenue among several agencies. Instead, the money goes straight to the district attorney.
Some motorists receive a flyer after they get a ticket, allowing them to take an online course and pay a fee in exchange for having the ticket dropped.
The Associated Press will use an application from Microsoft to give its members the ability to create localized stories using data prepared by its national team, the news cooperative announced Wednesday.
Hacks/Hackers New Orleans held its first hackathon this week, digging into dirty assessment data, partial wetlands maps, unanswered recycling questions and other problems just waiting to be solved.
New Orleans, if you're judging by its relative low cost of living, burgeoning entrepreneurial scene and recent explosion of co-working spaces, is a freelancer's town.
We've already written about the best coffee shops to work in, but there's another option that's increasingly popular thanks to the gig economy: coworking.
For this report, we interviewed more than a dozen reporters, editors and educators and identified three foundational ways to overcome these obstacles and incorporate data journalism into J-school teaching.
When cities criminalize small offenses, non-white people suffer.
As NPR has reported in our investigative series Injured Nurses, nursing employees suffer more debilitating back and other injuries than almost any other occupation — and they get those injuries mainly from doing the everyday tasks of lifting and moving patients.
A local animal shelter has more animal welfare violations than anyone in the state.
At what point does a Twitter bot—a technology so simple, it’s used to teach kids to code—qualify as “Artificial Intelligence”?
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Buyout lawsuits by Kramer and others have been flooding into state courts in recent years, since Congress and judges made it harder for shareholders to sue in federal court.
Thousands make the pilgrimage to Stonehenge to get drunk and celebrate the turning of a season.