hurricane katrina

Big Joe’s Authentic Gumbo (Recipe)
With the threat of Hurricane Joaquin and rain, wind and falling temperatures all weekend, it reminded me of when we went down to Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina. I had the best bowl of Gumbo I ever ate, this is a great weekend to share that recipe with you again. Enjoy!
10-year sentence for ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.
Big Joe’s Authentic Gumbo [Recipe]
Back in December 2005, right after Hurricane Katrina hit, I took a group of the most terrific people I know, which included my comrades from New Jersey 101.5, The Rock and Roll Music Fund and some great volunteers, down to the Gulf Coast.
8 Years After Katrina, New Orleans on the Rebound
Eight years after Hurricane Katrina, the Ferris wheel at the former Six Flags amusement park in New Orleans sits idle. "Closed for Storm" signs are still posted and the abandoned, weed-choked site remains a thorn in the side of officials leading one of the most extensive city-rebui…
Newark Man Sentenced for Preying Hurricane Katrina Victims
43-year-old David Kollie of Newark was sentenced to a year in prison today. He was convicted earlier this year on charges of illegally depositing Hurricane Katrina disaster relief checks issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the tax refund check of a stranger.