Family Talks About Brad Pitt’s Foundation Giving Them A New Home After Hurricane KatrinaIt was almost 10 years ago that actor Brad Pitt helped several displaced families from Hurricane Katrina through his Make It Right Foundation.
Solemn Remembrances Set For Katrina Anniversary Gulf Coast ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina have begun.
Preservation Groups Still Hope To Save Astrodome From Wrecking BallA pending application to designate the famed Houston Astrodome as a "state antiquities landmark" could revitalize efforts to revamp the stadium and save it from potential demolition.
Ex-New Orleans Mayor Convicted Of Taking Bribes A June 11 sentencing date has been set for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin who has been convicted of bribery, fraud and money laundering.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Convicted On Bribery ChargesFormer New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was convicted Wednesday on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work while he was in office, including right after Hurricane Katrina.
Appeals Court Says Teachers Were Improperly FiredA state appeals court has affirmed a lower court ruling that thousands of New Orleans teachers fired after Hurricane Katrina were denied the constitutional right of due process.
Louisiana Homeowner Watches City Tear Down Her HouseWoman says town illegally demolished the home she was rebuilding.
Ex-Cop Acquitted In Retrial Over Katrina ShootingFormer New Orleans police officer David Warren was found not guilty in the retrial over the shooting death of a man in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Jury Deliberates For Second Day In Katrina ShootingA federal jury has resumed deliberating in the retrial of a former New Orleans police officer charged with fatally shooting a man without justification in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath.
Jury Selection For Ex-Officer In Katrina ShootingA 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.
Brain-Eating Amoeba Rattles Nerves In La. ParishWhile officials try to pin down the source of a deadly amoeba found in the water supply of a suburban New Orleans community, bottled water sales in St. Bernard Parish have skyrocketed and some people worry about washing their faces in the shower.
Hurricane Katrina Could Be Behind Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba In Parish's Water SupplyA deadly brain-eating amoeba found in the St. Bernard Parish water supply could be the fault of Hurricane Katrina.