Jesse Hardman

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Some Groups In L.A. Are Turning To Community Land Trusts For Affordable Housing

Monday, February 04, 2019

A one-bedroom apartment in Los Angeles is unaffordable for many residents. Some community groups are trying an approach they say is cheaper than building affordable housing: community land trusts.


70 Years Later, Memorial Held For Unarmed Black Man Fatally Shot By Police

Saturday, April 28, 2018

It's a familiar headline: An unarmed black man is shot and killed by police. Community members are upset and demand justice. But this isn't a story that happened last month. It was 70 years ago.


California's Orange County Struggles To Combat Growing Homelessness, Opioid Crisis

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wealthy Orange County, Calif., has growing homelessness and opioid problems. A new pool of state money is targeting those issues, but a bigger investment is likely needed.


Asylum Caravan: Strength In Numbers Approach To Migration

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Migrants from Central America seeking asylum in the U.S. are traveling in a caravan to the border to make the trip safer, and pressuring immigration officials to take them seriously.


With Both Communities Concerned, Latino Muslims Learn About Their Rights

Thursday, March 16, 2017

President Trump's executive orders on immigration and border security have Latinos and Muslims concerned. In Los Angeles, Latino Muslims are educating themselves about their rights and going public.


After Baton Rouge Flood, Some Displaced Families Stick Out The Holidays In A Hotel

Saturday, December 24, 2016

In August historic floods damaged more than 60,000 homes in Louisiana. We check in with displaced families still living in a Baton Rouge hotel this holiday season — with no known move-out date.


Tens Of Thousands Of Vehicles Were Destroyed In Recent La. Floods

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Most of the roads in South Louisiana are now open. Towing companies are going gangbusters because neighborhoods flooded by the recent rain storms are littered with damaged cars and trucks.


Louisiana Flood Victims Worry They Won't Have The Funds To Rebuild

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Baton Rouge residents are starting to cleanup from historic floods that devastated parts of southern Louisiana. They are also starting to try to figure out how to pay for rebuilding.


Mourners Gather For Funeral Of Baton Rouge Police Officer Montrell Jackson

Monday, July 25, 2016

Police officer Montrell Jackson was buried today. He was one of three law enforcement officers killed over a week ago in Baton Rouge, La.


Veterans In Baton Rouge Reflect On Military Background Of Victim, Shooter

Sunday, July 24, 2016

A group of veterans at a VFW hall near Baton Rouge discuss the recent killing of three police officers. One of the fallen officers and the shooter were both veterans of the war in Iraq.


Shooting In Baton Rouge Leaves 3 Police Officers Dead, 3 Others Wounded

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Three police officers were shot and killed and three more were wounded at a gas station in Baton Rouge, La. Member station WWNO reporter Jesse Hardman discusses the latest with NPR's Michel Martin.


Shooting In Baton Rouge Leaves 3 Officers Dead

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Three law enforcement officers are dead and at least three more are wounded in Baton Rouge, La. this morning. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Jesse Hardman of member station WWNO about the latest.


New Orleans Urges Sales Tax Hike Support To Fund French Quarter Police

Friday, October 23, 2015

New Orleans has had its fair share of high-profile crime problems. Now residents are set to vote on a sales tax hike to fund more state police officers in the French Quarter.


In Louisiana, Rebuilding Mother Nature's Storm Protection: A 'Living Coast'

Saturday, August 08, 2015

In a lush green bayou a little southeast of New Orleans, John Lopez and Howard Callahan are cruising the waterways in an airboat under the hot Louisiana sun on a recent day.

It's an area known as Breton Basin, and Callahan is a local land manager who often helps


Home Elevation Program Meant To Lessen Flood Damage

Friday, July 03, 2015

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina ravaged a swath of Louisiana's shoreline. Since then, residents determined to rebuild near the coast have a new mantra: high and dry.


BP Oil Spill Anniversary Highlights Changes In Industry Safety Standards

Monday, April 20, 2015

Offshore oil industry safety standards have been scrutinized since the BP spill five years ago. It happened when an oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, causing over 3 billion barrels to gush out.


Group Fights for Changes in 911 Memorial

Monday, June 20, 2005

Family members of 911 victims and others are rallying today to fight for changes in the world trade center memorial.

The group is launching what it calls a national "take back the memorial campaign" to get public officials to refocus on victims of the attacks. It ...