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Two slain, five hurt in New Orleans shooting in US

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 15:30

A shooting in a New Orleans neighborhood that has struggled with crime since being ravaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 left two people dead and five others wounded, including a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old, police said.

Wind farms can tame hurricanes: Scientists

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 22:05

Huge offshore wind farms can protect vulnerable coastal cities against devastating cyclones like Katrina and Sandy by tempering winds and ocean surges before they reach land, a study said Wednesday.

Brad Pitt`s charity houses begin to rot

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 15:21

Over two dozen houses which were built by Hollywood star Brad Pitt`s charity for the victims of 2005 Hurricane Katrina have started to rot from the inside out.

US: Jindal defends Romney visit to Louisiana

Last Updated: Saturday, September 01, 2012, 10:08

Mitt Romney has visited an emergency centre in hurricane-damaged Louisiana, a day after accepting the Republican nomination for US president.

Hurricane Isaac: Jindal seeks more aid from Obama

Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012, 14:35

Louisiana`s Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal has shot off a second letter to US President Barack Obama within days.

US: Isaac floods homes in Louisiana

Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012, 09:45

The office of Louisiana`s Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal said 1,500 people had been evacuated with 1,500 more needing rescue.

Hurricane Isaac makes landfall in Lousiana

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 09:12

Hurricane Isaac made landfall in Louisiana, bringing high winds and rains after Hurricane Katrina devastation that killed over 18,000 people in 2005.

US: 9/11 terrorist attacks most watched TV event

Last Updated: Thursday, July 12, 2012, 13:47

At No 2 was the 2005 coverage of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast, while the acquittal of OJ Simpson was ranked third.

Prison time for ex-cops in post-Katrina killings

Last Updated: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 09:25

Four former New Orleans policemen convicted of shootings in 2005 that killed two unarmed people and wounded four others following Hurricane Katrina were given sentences in prison.

Police officers on trial for post-Katrina killings

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 11:30

The police officers are charged over a fatal shooting in aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Obama hails New Orleans `resilience` five years post-Katrina

Last Updated: Monday, August 30, 2010, 09:16

US President acknowledges that the storm was "also a man-made catastrophe".

Plea coming in Katrina shooting probe: Sources

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 15:44

An ex-New Orleans cop is preparing to enter a guilty plea in connection with a federal probe of a deadly police shooting in Hurricane Katrina`s aftermath.