New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin hugs Monalisa Hunter at the conclusion of a news conference at the City Council Chambers in New Orleans. Nagin asked the governor Monday to send National Guard troops to patrol his city after a violent weekend in which five teenagers were shot to death and a man was fatally stabbed in an argument over beer. Hunter lost two sons Arsenio Hunter, 16, and Marquis Hunter, 19, in the shooting. Joining Hunter and Nagin was Barbara Lacen Keller, Arsenio Hunter's godmother.

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