Lower 9th Ward

A damaged Lower Ninth Ward home has yet to be repaired on Aug. 28, 2010 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

New Orleans Residents Fighting Back Against Katrina Tour Bus Operators

Some New Orleans residents and city officials are pushing back against tour operators who bus out-of-towners into the city’s Lower 9th Ward, where Hurricane Katrina unleashed a wall of water that pushed homes off foundations and stranded residents on rooftops when the levees failed.


File photo of New Orleans police officers. (credit: ROD LAMKEY JR/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Wife Fatally Shoots Husband After Mistaking Him For Intruder

A woman shot and killed her husband after mistaking him for an intruder.