New Orleans Imposes Curfew Over Power Failure Following Hurricane Ida .

New Orleans has imposed a night-time curfew to prevent crime on its darkened streets after Hurricane Ida knocked out power to the city.

The curfew will run from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. and will be enforced by the city’s police as well as members of the Louisiana National Guard, Mayor LaToya Cantrell said in a press briefing Tuesday. Emergency personnel will be exempted from the curfew, which begins Tuesday night.

Ayomide Oyewole

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