Day: May 19, 2020

Covid-19 delays legislation that will help wrongfully convicted

The Innocence Project of New Orleans said it will continue its efforts to pass legislation to increase the annual compensation for the wrongfully convicted although state legislators are unlikely to address it this session because of the coronavirus pandemic. State Representatives Tanner Magee and Ted James have been lobbying to pass HB570, which would increase the compensation to $40,000 per[Read More…]

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Autographed Air Jordan sneakers sell for more than a half-million dollars at auction

By Frederick H.Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today Chicago Bulls and NBA great Michael Jordan’s autographed red and white high-top Nike Air Jordan sneakers soared in price like a crowd-screaming after a three-point shot is made from half-court. The sneakers with the Nike swoosh that Jordan wore in 1985, at the beginning of his career, sold for $560,000 during a 10 day-online auction that[Read More…]