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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (Photo by Chris McKay/Getty Images for Usher's New Look Foundation)

10-year Sentence For Ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin

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.

07/09/2014

Male undocumented immigrants sit in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center on April 11, 2013 in McAllen, Texas.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Looking To House Immigrants In Abandoned Warehouses Along Rio Grande

Local governments in south Texas are overwhelmed by the more than 52,000 children who have entered the country illegal in recent months.

06/27/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Sheriff Likens Influx Of Illegal Immigrants To Hurricane Katrina

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.

06/11/2014

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Texas’ Elite Search & Rescue Team Recalls Finding Closure In West

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.

05/08/2013

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Man Dead After East Dallas Apartment Fire

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.

02/08/2013

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (Photo by Chris McKay/Getty Images for Usher's New Look Foundation)

Ex-New Orleans Mayor & North Texan Ray Nagin Charged With Bribery

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.

01/18/2013

A man shows a handful of the U.S. pennies. (credit: Getty Images/Jim Watson/AFP)

Irving School Collecting ‘Cents For Sandy’

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.

10/31/2012

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

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.

10/05/2012

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Hurricane Katrina Ruling Could Impact North Texas

A major ruling out of the Hurricane Katrina damage in New Orleans could have an affect on the levee system around Dallas.

KRLD–09/25/2012

Former Hurricane Katrina evacuee Dr. Christopher Bloom is now a licensed Texas physician who makes house calls. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Katrina Evacuee Now Texas Doc Making Local House Calls

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.

CBS 11–08/29/2012

A fallen streetlight sits in a puddle of water in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana on August 29, 2012, as Hurricane Isaac battered the city and surrounding region. (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/GettyImages)

Isaac Weakening, NOLA Officials May Breach Levee

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.

08/29/2012

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