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Dec. 29, 2010, 8:49 a.m.In the year since ProPublica ran stories on crimes committed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, investigations by the Department of Justice have pursued the queries, resulting in indictments. But for some cases, there are still more questions than answers.
Dec. 2, 2010, 11:02 a.m.A former New Orleans police officer who had pleaded guilty to his role in the post-Katrina Danziger Bridge shooting was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in federal prison.
Dec. 1, 2010, 2:52 p.m.A New Orleans police officer who was painted as a hero during Hurricane Katrina, but who has a lengthy history of excessive force complaints against him, took the stand yesterday to defend his role in the killing of an unarmed man in the wake of the storm.
In Post-Katrina Killing, NOPD Cop Testifies Why He Shot Man, Another Explains Why He Burned the Body
Nov. 30, 2010, 2:18 p.m.One New Orleans police officer says he feared for his life when he fired the bullet that killed Henry Glover; another explains why he later burned the body.
Nov. 23, 2010, 2:32 p.m.A police sergeant testified that she drafted a report raising questions about the shooting of Henry Glover -- only to have the report rewritten by others with key details missing.
Nov. 19, 2010, 1:08 p.m.In the trial of five New Orleans police officers, testimony contradicts an officer’s previous statements.
Nov. 18, 2010, 11:06 a.m.Five years after a post-Katrina shooting by police, news facts are coming out in the trial of five current or former officers charged in connection with the case.
Nov. 12, 2010, 12:04 p.m.Five cops are facing trial in the grisly post-Katrina murder of Henry Glover.
Oct. 1, 2010, 1:30 p.m.Prosecutors say police should not be able to argue that they were just following orders in when they shot civilians after Hurricane Katrina.
Sep. 30, 2010, 5:23 p.m.A federal grand jury indicted two New Orleans police officers for lying and obstruction of justice in connection with the shooting death of Danny Brumfield Sr., a 45-year-old man shot in the back by police in the days after Katrina.
Sep. 22, 2010, 4:38 p.m.Former NOPD Officer Jeffrey Lehrmann was sentenced to three years in federal prison for his part in the cover-up of post-Katrina shootings on the Danziger Bridge.
Aug. 5, 2010, 11:08 a.m.The drilling industry is seeking to weaken state regulations, especially in Colorado and New Mexico.
Feb. 26, 2010, 8 a.m.New York State is starting to collate and examine all the comments on its draft environmental review of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale.
Feb. 22, 2010, 9:59 a.m.Two men face possible prison time and steep fines for dumping wastewater into an abandoned oil well in Pennsylvania.
Feb. 19, 2010, 9:33 a.m.A House committee is investigating potential environmental impacts from hydraulic fracturing, as two companies acknowledge using diesel-based fluids in their wells.
Feb. 9, 2010, 11:44 a.m.Pennsylvania is moving faster than other states to keep watch over natural gas production.
Jan. 27, 2010, 3:08 p.m.Drilling in the Marcellus Shale is increasing in Pennsylvania, but companies are also being fined for more spills of toxic chemicals.
Jan. 6, 2010, 4 p.m.A new policy announced by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will require more detailed reviews of proposed leases than under the Bush administration.
Jan. 5, 2010, 12:51 p.m.An exception among drilling states, Montana is seeing a slow growth in wells but a big increase in enforcement.
Dec. 28, 2009, 11 p.m.A New York report on drilling in the Marcellus Shale lists options for disposing of the wastewater, but the operators of those facilities say those options aren't feasible.
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