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...bankruptcy. An Associated Press Television News crew covering the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina videotaped three New Orleans police officers beating retired teacher Robert Davis. Amtrak resumed passenger rail service to New Orleans as the train...
5-year-old fatally shoots self in La.

NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 5-year-old girl fatally shot herself when her mother locked her inside their home and went to the store.The New Orleans Police Department said in a news release the girl was home alone Sunday...
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Juneau couple recounts their Katrina story

...attention to needs not met by the larger relief organizations. Tressie said she especially wants to help the families of New Orleans police officers. "I just feel like my time would be better served down there," she said. Tressie proposed that Alaskans...
This Day in History

...fiery appearance before Congress; in response, lawmakers alternately lambasted and mocked the former official. New Orleans Police Superintendent Eddie Compass stepped down from his post four weeks after Hurricane Katrina destroyed the city. Army...
My Turn: More rumors than bodies found in Katrina aftermath

...shocking reports of raped children and corpses. Second, those who were spreading these tall tales included the New Orleans police chief and the city's mayor, people with the greatest access to information about the disaster scene. One would...


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