- Roderick Deanformer correctional officer and mayoral candidate who ran against Mayor Ray Nagin last year. Dean was arrested two weeks before Hurricane Katrina and held without charge for four months. He was at Orleans Parish Prison when during Hurricane Katrina.
In a big public relations exercise timed to coincide with Independence Day celebrations, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), plans to land a sophisticated camera and vehicle on Mars tomorrow. The Mars Pathfinder is supposed to land on Mars and open up into a six- wheel rover called Sojourner.