Start Of 2nd Weekend Of Jazz Fest Soaked By RainThe start of the second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was marked with thunderstorms, but the music played on to crowds that were thinned by the bad wea
Obama 'Inspired' By People Of New OrleansPresident Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
Obama Marks Katrina's 10th AnniversaryPresident Obama said that New Orleans is "moving forward" a decade after Hurricane Katrina dealt it a devastating blow.
10-year Sentence For Ex-New Orleans Mayor NaginFormer 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.
Border Patrol Looking To House Immigrants In Abandoned Warehouses Along Rio GrandeLocal governments in south Texas are overwhelmed by the more than 52,000 children who have entered the country illegal in recent months.
Border Sheriff Likens Influx Of Illegal Immigrants To Hurricane KatrinaOfficials 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.
Texas’ Elite Search & Rescue Team Recalls Finding Closure In WestWhen 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.
Man Dead After East Dallas Apartment FireA 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.
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.
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.
Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective AdministrationThe 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly RacistWhile 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.