Eve Troeh

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A Mom's Life, Rebuilt After Katrina, Wrecked By Baton Rouge Floods

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Myra Engrum works, cares for her son, has friends and is active in church. She's done things "right." But for the second time in 11 years, she's picking up the pieces of her storm-ravaged life.


'Presenting Princess Shaw': The Unlikely Story Of Samantha Montgomery

Friday, May 27, 2016

Samantha Montgomery is an elder-care worker in New Orleans who also writes and sings her own songs on YouTube. A composer in Israel spotted her and via social media, they began to work together.


Drug Traffickers Flood Opioid Market With Cheaper Alternative To Heroin

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Drug traffickers are making their own Fentanyl, a powerful opioid pain medication used for extreme medical conditions, and selling it mixed with or instead of heroin. Much cheaper to make than heroin, and exponentially more potent, it's easier for users to overdose on Fentanyl. In New Orleans, Fentanyl deaths now outpace the murder rate.


Can 'Slow Fish' Help Save America's Small-Scale Fishermen?

Monday, March 14, 2016

An event in New Orleans this weekend highlighted the wealth of seafood the Americas have to offer — and the endangered state of the small fishers who catch it.


Archdiocese Of New Orleans Restricts Access To Historic Cemetery

Monday, November 02, 2015

One of the most iconic cemeteries in New Orleans, St. Louis No. 1 Cemetery, now requires visitors to enter with a licensed tour guide or official proof that a family member is buried there.


How Chef Paul Prudhomme Invented Cajun-Creole Fusion Food

Friday, October 09, 2015

Chef Paul Prudhomme, who died Thursday at 75, revolutionized Cajun and Creole cuisine and helped popularize it throughout the world. He also created a craze for "blackened" everything.


10 Years After Katrina, New Orleans' Brass Bands March On

Thursday, August 20, 2015

One of New Orleans' signature traditions is the second line — the weekly brass band parades. But after Hurricane Katrina, a lot of people worried the tradition would become history.


The Sounds of What Katrina Left Behind

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A decade after Hurricane Katrina devastated large parts of New Orleans, New Orleans Public Radio developed a podcast to capture the sights and sounds of the city's debris.

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Louisiana Inmate To Be Freed After 43 Years In Solitary Confinement

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

After 43 years in solitary, a federal judge on Tuesday called for the unconditional release of prisoner Albert Woodfox. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is fighting the order.


A Once-Guarded Tradition Spills Open In New Orleans' Streets

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Mardi Gras Indians have become a central part of the city's celebrations, but there was a time when residents found them mysterious and outsiders even considered them dangerous.


Scientists Catch Up On The Sex Life Of Coral To Help Reefs Survive

Thursday, March 19, 2015

It's all in the timing. Biologists haven't been able to breed embryos of the rare, pillar coral in the lab because it's been tough to catch the creatures in the act.


Forget Beads: Cajun Mardi Gras Means A Grand, Drunken Chicken Chase

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Mardi Gras is about ephemera, the thrill of the chase. In New Orleans, that's cajoling a strand of special glass beads or a glittered coconut from the hands of a stranger high up on a parade float. But the moment that trinket is nabbed, the recipient might think: Now what ...


French Quarter Sees Violent Crime Surge; Residents Demand Changes

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The neighborhood popular with tourists is no longer an exception to New Orleans' stubborn crime rate. A recent run of robberies has residents criticizing city leaders and calling for more protection.


In Louisiana, Cheaper Gas Can Pump People Full Of Anxiety

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

When oil prices dropped in the 1980s, Louisiana was hit hard. The impacts of this latest drop have yet to be fully felt, but the City of New Orleans is more resilient this time.


Learning to Love the Entirely Inadequate but Completely Indispensable Disaster Industry

Friday, October 31, 2014

Huge storms like Katrina and Sandy are here to stay; the firms that manage recoveries should be, too. But if this is going to work, five big things need to change.


Why Do We Keep Getting Disaster Recovery Wrong?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

NJ Spotlight
Two years after Sandy and nearly a decade after Katrina, a look at how we screwed up and what we have learned.


The Other Industry That’s Too Big to Fail

Thursday, October 30, 2014

NJ Spotlight
New Jersey Public Radio
Only a few large companies are able to manage disaster recovery efforts. That's how New Jersey and Louisiana ended up hiring and firing the same two firms.

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A New Museum To Celebrate Southern Food (And You Can Eat The Exhibits)

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum. Of course. It sounds so inevitable, you might assume it's existed since time immemorial: a museum to celebrate the food and drink of the American South, to enshrine barbecue and grits, showcase the heritage of Louisiana shrimpers and Kentucky bourbon.

But no.

Last week's ...


La. Shrimpers Complain Low Prices Aren't Worth Their Effort

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Hundreds of Louisiana shrimping boats are docked this week, their nets dry. Shrimpers want more money for their catch. Current prices barely allow them to cover their fuel bills.

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New Orleans Makes Big Push To Get More Cops On The Streets

Sunday, August 17, 2014

The city is losing about 100 officers a year to retirements and resignations. To beef up the force, New Orleans is speeding up background checks and relaxing some requirements for the job.