Hurricane Katrina

NEW ORLEANS — A federal jury on Friday convicted five current or former police officers in the deadly shootings on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Katrina. Former officer Robert Faulcon, Sgts. Robert Gisevius and Kenneth Bowen, Officer Anthony Villavaso and retired Sgt. Arthur Kaufman were convicted of charges stemming from the cover-up of the […]

NEW ORLEANS — Data reported by the Census Bureau on Thursday shows that the city of New Orleans is 29 percent smaller than it was a decade ago.

New Orleans –Michael Hunter, a former New Orleans, Louisiana, police officer who pleaded guilty to covering up police shootings of civilians on a Louisiana bridge in the days following Hurricane Katrina was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison, authorities said.

NEW ORLEANS – A retired New Orleans police lieutenant accused of obstructing a federal probe of a deadly police shooting after Hurricane Katrina admitted Wednesday that he “made mistakes,” but denied trying to cover up the shooting up or lie to the FBI about the case.

NEW ORLEANS (Fox News)– The chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina offers no excuse for the actions of five current or former police officers being tried in the fatal police shooting of a man whose burned body was found in a car in September 2005, a federal prosecutor told jurors Wednesday.

In an interview with Matt Lauer on The Today Show, former President George W. Bush claimed that Kanye West’s statement that “George Bush doesn’t care about Black people” at the Concert For Hurricane Relief in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina, was the lowest point of his presidency. Bush: “Yeah. I still feel that way, As you […]

Feds claim men lied under oath about convention center shooting. Two New Orleans police officers were charged Thursday with lying under oath about the shooting death of a man outside the city’s convention center in Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath, the latest case generated by a broad Justice Department probe of the police department.

Former New Orleans Police Officer Jeffrey Lehrmann was sentenced Wednesday to three years in federal prison for his part in the cover-up of the Danziger Bridge shootings, our partners at the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported today.

Jordan Flaherty is a New Orleans-based journalist whom is attempting to expose Katrina police murders, which he describes as a systemic abuse of civilians.

More than 100,000 Katrina victims from New Orleans flooded Houston after the storm in 2005.