Gulf oil rig explodes off LA coast

An offshore oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico today, west of the site of the April blast that caused the massive oil spill. A commercial helicopter company reported the blast around 9:30 a.m. […]


Bonnie Weakened To A Tropical Depression

Click here to track the storm. ¬†Bonnie has weakened to a tropical depression with winds near 35 mph after crossing Florida.. ¬†Forecasters with the U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm was over the Gulf […]


East Coast Heat May Strain Energy Grid

With a scorching holiday weekend in the rearview mirror, a real summer sizzle is about to wash over parts of the United States.


Report from South Texas Ahead of Alex (Audio)

CBS News Correspondent August Skamenca (pictured) checked in from South Padre Island ahead of Tropical Storm Alex, which is expected to become a Hurricane before it makes landfall.  Listen here: РScott Braddock