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Defense In Post-Katrina Police Killings Stresses Chaos

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — Call it the Katrina defense: the idea that police officers' deadly acts in the wake of the hurricane must be judged through the pr...

3 New Orleans Police Convicted In Post-Katrina Killing, Burning Of Body

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — A former New Orleans police officer was convicted Thursday of fatally shooting a man in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath and another ...

Katrina Looms Over Deadly Police Shooting Trial

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW ORLEANS — Officers shot an unarmed man in the back, burned his body, then doctored a police report in the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Kat...

Ex-New Orleans Cop Charged With Fatally Shooting Unarmed Man In Katrina Aftermath Takes The Stand

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — A former New Orleans police officer charged with fatally shooting an unarmed man in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath testified Tuesda...

Fellow Cop: New Orleans Police Laughed After Burning Man's Body

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans police officer was laughing after he burned the body of a man who had been gunned down by police in Hurricane Katrin...

Post-Katrina Shootings Witness: Cop Said Looters 'Deserved To Be Shot'

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — A former New Orleans police officer on trial for gunning down a man outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath said aft...

Trial Begins For New Orleans Police Charged In Post-Katrina Shooting, Cover-Up

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — The chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina offers no excuse for the actions of five current or former police officers being tried in t...

Five New Orleans Police Officers Indicted In Post-Katrina Shooting, Burning

AP | ALAN SAYRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — Five current or former New Orleans police officers were charged Friday in the shooting death and burning of a New Orleans man duri...