Hurricane Katrina

WASHINGTON News: New Orleans Man, Roland J. Bourgeois Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime in Shooting of Three African-American Men Attempting to Evacuate After Hurricane Katrina

Bourgeois shot at three young African-American men fleeing Hurricane Katrina in 2005 WASHINGTON –Roland J. Bourgeois, Jr., 55, of New Orleans, LA, appeared yesterday before Senior U.S. District Court Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon and pleaded guilty to charges that, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he shot at three young African-American men because of … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: New Orleans Man, Roland J. Bourgeois Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime in Shooting of Three African-American Men Attempting to Evacuate After Hurricane Katrina

WASHINGTON | Trump: Storm response in Puerto Rico ‘incredibly successful’

WASHINGTON — With a powerful hurricane bearing down on the southeast coast, President Donald Trump on Tuesday turned attention back to the federal government’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico a year ago, deeming it “incredibly successful” even though a recent federal report found that nearly 3,000 people died. The administration’s efforts in Puerto … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump: Storm response in Puerto Rico ‘incredibly successful’

Louisiana News: U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph, Justice Department remind the public in the wake of disasters to report fraud to the National Center for Disaster Fraud

National Center for Disaster Fraud Partners with National Association of Attorneys General to combat disaster-related fraud SHREVEPORT/LAFAYETTE/MONROE/ALEXANDRIA/LAKE CHARLES, La. Louisiana – The Department of Justice established the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, when billions of dollars in federal disaster relief poured into the Gulf Coast region, which opened … Continue reading Louisiana News: U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph, Justice Department remind the public in the wake of disasters to report fraud to the National Center for Disaster Fraud

United States News: National Center for Disaster Fraud Reminds Residents to be Aware of Fraud When Disaster Strikes and Report It

United States – On August 29th 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Region of the United States, caused hundreds of thousands of people to be displaced from their homes, and caused damages estimated in excess of $100 billon. In the wake of Katrina, billions of dollars in federal aid flowed into the Gulf Region and, … Continue reading United States News: National Center for Disaster Fraud Reminds Residents to be Aware of Fraud When Disaster Strikes and Report It

Abandoned behemoth: What next for Katrina-damaged hospital?

NEW ORLEANS/November 10, 2017 (AP)(StlRealEstate.News) — New Orleans’ landmark Charity Hospital building has stood vacant since Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, and the state should help redevelop it by creating a new tax district, a panel of urban planners said Friday. Representatives of the nonprofit Urban Land Institute discussed the historic building’s future Friday morning. … Continue reading Abandoned behemoth: What next for Katrina-damaged hospital?