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Stories with subject: Hurricane Katrina
  • 5 years trimmed from ex-cop's sentence in Katrina body case 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 3:15 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - An ex-New Orleans police officer who burned the body of a man shot to death by a fellow officer in the chaos following Hurricane Katrina had his 17-year-sentenced reduced by more than five years Thursday by a federal judge.

  • The Latest: More than 5 years cut from ex-cop's sentence 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 2:12 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - The latest on the federal resentencing hearing of Gregory McRae, a former New Orleans police officer convicted in connection with burning the body of a man who had been shot by another officer following Hurricane Katrina (all times local):