2 slain, 5 hurt in New Orleans neighbourhood shooting, part of violent weekend for city

Saturday, 09 August 2014 17:50
NEW ORLEANS - A shooting Sunday in a New Orleans neighbourhood that has struggled with crime since being ravaged by Hurricane Katrina left two people killed and five others wounded, including a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old, police said. The children and another victim from the Lower Ninth Ward neighbourhood were in critical condition, and two other people were stable, police spokesman Frank Roberson said.
Police: 2 slain, 5 hurt in New Orleans shooting
Saturday, 09 August 2014 17:33
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police said two people were killed and five others wounded, including a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old, in a shooting Sunday in the Lower Ninth Ward, a neighborhood ravaged by Hurricane Katrina that has struggled with crime. The children and another victim were in critical condition, and two other people were stable, police spokesman Frank Roberson said.
Finding the origin: Hurricane Hunters examine inside of storm
Saturday, 09 August 2014 01:03
The first pass is a blind groping in the trust that something will be there. It helps to believe in it, the navigator says. He is talking about the eye of the hurricane, and not just the eye, but the eye’s center — the ultimate reference point. The goal is to cross it as many times as possible, as perfectly as possible.
Hawaii dodges one-two hurricane punch
Friday, 08 August 2014 06:51
"This was no Sandy or Katrina or any other storm that you remember the name of," said Sylvia Dahlby, 58, of Hilo, on the Big Island. The Big Island took the brunt of a weakening Iselle on Thursday night and early Friday. By late Friday night, the National Weather Service announced that it had cancelled all storm watches and warnings for the state.
Six Flags theme park in New Orleans flooded by Hurricane Katrina and left abandoned
Thursday, 07 August 2014 03:15
ByJulian Robinson Published: 07:32 EST, 8 August 2014 | Updated: 08:56 EST, 8 August 2014 7shares View comments It was once alive with the sound of happy voices, flashing lights and the screams of delight from thrill seekers on roller coasters.
Hurricane forecasts good for energy
Thursday, 07 August 2014 02:46
MIAMI, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. forecasters say one of the main drivers of higher fuel prices, hurricanes, should stay away for the remainder of the season. Forecasters with the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration said it should be a below-average Atlantic hurricane season.
Better Health Information — What Did Hurricane Katrina Teach Us that Can Help with the Influx of Unaccompanied ...
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 22:30
These children are being sent to every corner of the country. Often they are being vaccinated at refugee centers before being relocated. That’s a good thing. However, it’s critical that the immunizations are recorded and tracked. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, displaced individuals relocated to all 50 states.
Hawaii braces for first hurricane since 1992
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 02:07
Supermarket shelves swept bare. Schools, government offices, attractions shuttering. Sandbags filled. Ports closing. Hawaiians look more than ready, as two hurricanes spin toward the Aloha State. But, as hurricanes go, Iselle and Julio — both Category 1 storms — are not exactly Katrina and Ivan. And hurricane centers predict they’ll weaken, maybe not even making landfall as hurricanes.
Deployable flood barriers under consideration
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 18:44
Deployable flood barriers eyed Storm barriers from a company that provided protection in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina are under consideration for use in Lyndhurst, said Mayor Robert Giangeruso. Systems from Hesco Bastion Inc. were described during a presentation at July's board of commissioners meeting. Giangeruso and Brian Intendola, of Neglia Engineering, the township's engineering firm, met with officials from Hesco earlier in the month.
"Slab" review: In Boulder, a heavy, haunting Post-Katrina play
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 07:43
The wooden block at the front of the stage in Square Product Theatre's beautifully challenging play "Slab" brings back memories of photos and news footage of roof tops captured in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina when the levees failed New Orleans. Only instead of saying "Please Help," a red spray painted message asks "Do you believe in life after death?"


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