Ex-cops sentenced in Katrina killings

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FILE - In Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007 file photos, four New Orleans police officers are seen in a combination of photos as they arrive for booking in New Orleans. From left:  Robert Faulcon Jr., Robert Gisevius Jr., Kenneth Bowen, and Anthony Villavaso II. Jury selection is set to begin Wednesday, June 22, 2011 in the federal case spawned by the fatal shootings by police of two people and wounding of four others on the Danziger Bridge less than a week after Hurricane Katrina.   (AP Photos, File)

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Five former New Orleans police officers were sentenced Apr. 4 to prison terms ranging from six to 65 years for their roles in deadly shootings of unarmed residents in the chaotic days after Hurricane Katrina, with the judge lashing out at prosecutors on their handling of the case.

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