Kenneth Bowen

5 Ex-Cops Plead Guilty in Bridge Shootings After Katrina

  NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Five former police officers pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced number of charges in the deadly shootings on the Danziger Bridge in the days following Hurricane Katrina and were sentenced to far less prison time than they originally faced. The officers were convicted by a jury in 2011 but U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt set…