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Five Former New Orleans Cops Handed Prison Sentences in Fatal Post-Hurricane Katrina Bridge Shooting
Originally posted 04/21/2016 12:40PM
The five former police officers who were involved in a shooting that played out on a New Orleans bridge days after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 – leaving two dead and four others wounded – received prison sentences this week after pleading guilty to a reduced number of charges as part of a deal struck with prosecutors, PEOPLE confirms.
Originally posted 10/24/2015 01:00AM
Thousands are fleeing Mexico as a potentially catastrophic hurricane prepares to make landfall.
After 10 Years Search, Air Force Vet Has Emotional Reunion with 'Katrina Girl' He Saved: 'You Rescued Me More Than I Rescued You'
Originally posted 09/20/2015 02:10PM
Master Sergeant Mike Maroney has kept a certain picture on his wall over the past 10 years – that of himself and a little girl he delivered to safety during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Originally posted 08/31/2015 03:20PM
Boots, a 12-year-old golden retriever and chow chow mix rescued from 8 inches of murky waters during Hurricane Katrina, "pays it forward" every Wednesday by "nannying" kittens at the Arizona Humane Society.
'The Boat That Saved 400': How One Man Saved Hundreds of Lives During the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
Originally posted 08/29/2015 05:45PM
Every time Kenny Bellau talks about his experiences during Hurricane Katrina, a suppressed memory of the storm's devastation resurfaces, and the tenth-generation New Orleanian relives the nightmare that occurred in his beloved city 10 years ago.
Originally posted 08/28/2015 12:20PM
In August of 2005, Hurricane Katrina brought devastation and loss to the city of New Orleans, but in the midst of the devastating storm, two suburban 17-year-olds met at a hospital – and fell in love.
Meet the New Orleans Man Who Opened the First Grocery Store in the Lower Ninth Ward Since Hurricane Katrina: 'This Place Is Home'
Originally posted 08/28/2015 11:10AM
D.C. Couple Moves to New Orleans to Build Homes for Over 900 Families Still Affected by Hurricane Katrina: 'We Couldn't Leave These People Behind'
Originally posted 08/27/2015 10:25AM
When thousands of people fled New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina hit in August 2005, one married couple from Washington, D.C., arrived to volunteer – and never looked back.
Originally posted 08/26/2015 03:20PM
Shawn McNeil looks at her life in two parts: Before Katrina and after Katrina.
Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later: Founder of the Best Friends Animal Society Looks Back on Helping Pets Survive the Storm
Originally posted 08/24/2015 05:25PM
On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina, the costliest hurricane in U.S. history, made landfall. While the storm itself lasted only a few days, the aftermath stretched on for months. A decade later, the marks of Katrina can still be seen in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. The hurricane flooded cities, destroyed thousands of homes and displaced hundreds of thousands of people.
It wasn't just humans whose lives were turned upside down by Katrina; countless pets were abandoned, lost and stranded. Thanks to Best Friends Animal Society, many of those animals got a second chance.
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