Hurricane Katrina

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.

Five years ago next week, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the body of Henry Glover was found burned in a charred sedan overlooking the Mississippi River in New Orleans.

In the chaotic days after Hurricane Katrina, an order circulated among New Orleans police authorizing officers to shoot looters, according to present and former members of the department.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A startling number of Gulf coast area children displaced by Hurricane Katrina still have serious emotional or behavioral problems five years later, a new study found. More than one in three children studied – those forced to flee their homes because of the August 2005 storm – have since been diagnosed […]

NEW ORLEANS – Spike Lee screened portions of his follow-up documentary about Hurricane Katrina in front of a big crowd at Mahalia Jackson Theater in New Orleans. The premiere Tuesday included hours one and four of the HBO documentary, “If God Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise.” It airs on Aug. 23 and 24. Among […]

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans on Aug. 29. The White House says Obama will speak at Xavier University. Other administration officials who have worked on Katrina recovery efforts will also be in the region to mark the anniversary. Obama made his first trip to […]