April 4, 2012
Four former New Orleans police officers were sentenced to decades in prison Wednesday for killing unarmed men in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
A fifth police officer got six years for his role in trying to cover up the shootings, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune reported.
U.S. District Judge Kurt Englehardt heard statements in the morning from relatives of the men shot on the Danziger Bridge.
This article was posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 3:06 pm