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Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-Up in the Wake of Katrina

by Ronnie Greene
Beacon Press (Published 08/08/2015), Hardcover, 256 pages

Nearly 10 years after… 640 more words

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Judges will decide if NOPD officers involved in Danziger Bridge shooting case will get new trial

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Federal prosecutors tried to convince three judges at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to not give five former NOPD officers a new trial and restore their convictions Wednesday. 258 more words

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12. Danziger Bridge Killings

Six days after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans police officers responded to a report of alleged gunfire at Danziger Bridge. Sgt. Kenneth Bowen, Sgt. Robert Gisevius, Officer Anthony Villavaso, Officer Robert Faulcon, and others, arrived at the scene in a Budget rental truck. 207 more words

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Comic up!

Check out my new six-page comic, titled ‘NOLA’ which tells the stories of four people who perished in the hurricane Katrina disaster.

Jury Selection for Ex-Officer in Katrina Shooting

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in New Orleans said he expected to seat a jury on Tuesday to hear the retrial of a former New Orleans police officer who shot and killed a man outside a strip mall after… 500 more words

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Jury Selection For Ex-Officer In Katrina Shooting

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in New Orleans said he expected to seat a jury on Tuesday to hear the retrial of a former New Orleans police officer who shot and killed a man outside a strip mall after Hurricane Katrina. 507 more words

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‘Grotesque’ Misconduct at the D.O.J.

The Holder DOJ stopped at nothing to convict five New Orleans police officers.

Hans A. von Spakovsky reports: In a shocking case of “grotesque” misconduct by federal prosecutors, a federal judge in Louisiana has ordered a new trial for five New Orleans police officers convicted for a shooting on the Danziger Bridge on September 4, 2005 — in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina — and for a subsequent cover-up. 906 more words

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