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Police: Porsche Driver Kills Officer

Posted 07.08.2013 | Crime

Police in New Orleans are searching for the driver of a white Porsche who allegedly killed an officer in a hit and run accident. Off-duty cop Rodne...

Live Grenades Prompt Evacuation Of NOPD Headquarters

WWLTV.com | Posted 01.13.2012 | Crime

The NOPD headquarters was evacuated after live grenades were found inside of a car that was being processed Thursday, according to police....

The Other Hurricane: Still Struggling To Rebuild NOLA On 6-Year Katrina Anniversary

Michael Deibert | Posted 10.29.2011 | Impact
Michael Deibert

The struggle to rebuild New Orleans -- and the debate about what kind of New Orleans that will be -- continues six years on, as the winds and rain of a once-mighty storm grow ever more distant, but never fully disappear.

US Justice Department Report Finds Pattern of Discrimination by New Orleans Police Department

Jordan Flaherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jordan Flaherty

A US Justice Department investigation of the NOPD found "racial and ethnic profiling and lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) discrimination."

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-Cop Sentenced In Coverup Of Deadly Post-Katrina Shootings

AP | MARY FOSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — Michael Hunter stood quietly as a judge sentenced the former New Orleans Police officer Wednesday to eight years in federal prison...

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...

New Orleans Ex-Cop Sentenced In Katrina Bridge Shootings

AP | MARY FOSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — A former New Orleans police detective who admitted he helped cover up deadly shootings of unarmed residents on a bridge after Hurr...

No Death Penalty For Cops Charged In Katrina Shootings

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — The Justice Department says it will not seek the death penalty against four current or former New Orleans police officers charged ...

After Katrina, New Orleans Cops Were Told They Could Shoot Looters

ProPublica | Sabrina Shankman, Tom Jennings, Brendan McCarthy, Laura Maggi, A.C. Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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

New Orleans Police Under Federal Investigation

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — Federal authorities launched a top-to-bottom review of the troubled New Orleans Police Department on Monday, a probe requested by ...

Robert Barrios, Former New Orleans Cop, Pleads Guilty In Danziger Bridge Cover-Up

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW ORLEANS — A fourth former New Orleans police officer has pleaded guilty to helping cover up deadly police shootings of unarmed residents aft...

Robert Barrios, New Orleans Cop, Is Fourth Charged With Coverup Of Danziger Bridge Shootings

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW ORLEANS — A fourth New Orleans police officer has been charged with helping cover up a deadly police shooting of unarmed civilians in Hurric...

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...

Michael Hunter, Former New Orleans Cop, Admits Coverup In Post-Katrina Danziger Bridge Murders

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW ORLEANS — A former New Orleans police officer told federal authorities he saw a fellow officer shoot and kick unarmed, wounded civilians in ...

New Orleans Cop Tells All: READ The Federal Filing On The Danziger Bridge Massacre

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. MICHAEL HUNTER * * * FACTUAL BASIS If this matter were ...

Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty In Hurricane Katrina Killing Probe: 2 Shot, Killed On Danziger Bridge

AP | MARY FOSTER and MIKE KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW ORLEANS — In Hurricane Katrina's chaotic aftermath, police shot six people – killing two – as they crossed a bridge in search of...