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Stories with subject: Tropical cyclones
  • Judge rejects home confinement for ex-cop in shooting case 
    Updated: May-23-16 2:30 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - A former police officer convicted in deadly shootings at a New Orleans bridge following Hurricane Katrina won't be allowed to finish his prison sentence at home.

  • Judge axes home confinement for ex-cop in Katrina shooting 
    Updated: May-23-16 2:21 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - A former police officer convicted in deadly shootings at a New Orleans bridge following Hurricane Katrina won't be allowed to finish his prison sentence at home.

  • At last: National chains open in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward 
    Updated: May-19-16 3:29 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - It's been a long time coming: National retailers are open again in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward, a neighborhood that was drowned more than 10 years ago when catastrophic floodwaters crashed in and smashed homes after inadequate floodwalls and levees burst during Hurricane Katrina.

  • Decade after Katrina, New Orleans poised to regain schools 
    Updated: May-05-16 7:06 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - More than a decade after a catastrophic hurricane led to the state's takeover of most New Orleans public schools, Louisiana's Legislature is poised to return oversight to a local school board that was once widely maligned.

  • Group: Courthouse flooded by Katrina still houses evidence 
    Updated: May-03-16 4:17 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - More than 10 years after Hurricane Katrina flooded the New Orleans courthouse's ground floor and destroyed evidence in thousands of criminal cases, evidence is still being stored there - and a watchdog group said Tuesday that a less-vulnerable storage space is needed.