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James Brissette

Cops Shot Teen Three Times As He Lay Dying Post Katrina

AP | Posted 09.13.2011 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS — A forensic pathologist has testified that a teenager gunned down by police on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Katrina was sho...

The F Word: Charges in Police Killings Just a Start

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Nearly five years after Hurricane Katrina, six New Orleans police officers have been charged with federal civil rights violations for the shooting and killing of James Brissette and Ronald Madison.