The Do-Over: Straightening, strengthening an 1890s home


By Cynthia Lescalleet When driving by the dilapidated 1894 Queen Anne cottage in the Old Sixth Ward, most wannabe homeowners would have likely written it off. The structure and side porch tilted noticeably, its interior had been subdivided into a warren of rooms and the lot came with a shack-like outbuilding. A young professional couple, […]

No money for robbery suspect; his writing stunk

The suspect's writing was so bad he didn't get his loot.

Bank robberies have been common in this area, but there’s no need to worry. This one didn’t happen in The Leader’s coverage area. Regardless, we just had to let you read what the FBI just sent in an official release. (Note to the youngsters: Penmanship counts.) The FBI is releasing photographs of a bank robber […]