Ex-cops sentenced in Katrina killings

Associated Press
Family members and supporters of victims who were killed by New Orleans police hug each other outside Federal Court after sentences were handed out in the case Wednesday, April 4, 2012 in New Orleans. Five former New Orleans police officers were sentenced 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 for two hours on their handling of the case. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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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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