Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor — including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.
Local governments in south Texas are overwhelmed by the more than 52,000 children who have entered the country illegal in recent months.
Officials say that nearly a thousand illegal immigrants a day are crossing into Texas from Mexico, an anomaly that is now being compared to Hurricane Katrina.
When the fertilizer plant in West exploded, Texas Task Force One was called in to search the area closest to the plant for survivors. They didn’t find any.
A man is dead after an apartment fire in east Dallas early Friday morning. Investigators believe that he may have been smoking in bed when the mattress caught on fire.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who currently lives in Frisco, Texas, was indicted Friday on charges that he used his office for personal gain while the city was struggling to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
Students at Thomas Haley Elementary School are beginning a campaign to raise money for the victims of Sandy. The school has been down this road before with rewarding results.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.
A major ruling out of the Hurricane Katrina damage in New Orleans could have an affect on the levee system around Dallas.
Doctor Christopher Bloom watched the chaos of Hurricane Katrina unfold from Houston. After Katrina, Bloom was left unemployed. The once well-connected New Orleans physician decided to start over in North Texas.
Louisiana officials said Wednesday they may have to intentionally breach a levee in a flooded area as Hurricane Isaac made a slow, drenching slog inland before weakening to a tropical storm and a dusk-to-dawn curfew was declared in New Orleans.