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Judge grants new trial for ex-New Orleans police officers convicted in notorious Danziger Bridge slayings after Hurricane Katrina

[THE TIMES-PICAYUNE] Citing the “grotesque” misconduct of federal prosecutors, a judge on Tuesday granted a new trial for five former New Orleans Police Departmentofficers convicted in the deadly shootings at the Danziger Bridge after Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent cover-up. In a 129-page order that strongly criticized prosecutors in former U.S. Attorney Jim Letten’s office, U.S. […]