23 stolen school bus batteries caused pickup delays in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – Several school buses were delayed for students at two New Orleans charter schools Tuesday morning due to stolen batteries.
WWL reports that 23 school bus batteries were stolen following a break-in from the First Student bus barn in east New Orleans.
The break-in caused delays for McDonogh No. 23 and Algiers Technology Academy. A school administrator of Algiers Charter School Association reported the delays around 7 a.m.
It is not clear how many buses are held in the bus barn or how many bus routes were impacted as a result of the theft.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
State Audit reveals Visit Baton Rouge wrestled with forged checks issue, had...
Ascension Parish students return to school
Senator Bill Cassidy addresses question of stimulus checks
College football season on the chopping block
EBR Schools Superintendent discusses COVID-19 protocol for new schoolyear