29 August 2005

Officials Urge Residents To Stay Away

Looks like we'll have guests for a while.
There are also reports of waist-deep water inside homes throughout Metairie.
And of course, the true nature of humanity shines through during this time:
2:23 p.m.: Looters Grab Things From Grocery Store
A WDSU news crew just captured images of looters hauling items out of a New Orleans Winn-Dixie on Basin Street. People were seen using shopping carts and hand-held carts to haul off cleaning supplies, beer and other items out of the back of the store.
If you've got broadband, here's some video. Looks like the area east of the River (St. Bernard Parish) got some pretty bad flooding. Might actually improve the property values over there...
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