Hurricane Katrina

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

Ruffin Henry and Scout swim in the rising water of Lake Pontchatrain as Hurricane Isaac approaches on August 28, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Hurricane Isaac Floods Gulf Coast

Hurricane Isaac pushed water over a rural levee, knocked out power and flooded beach-front roads before dawn in Louisiana and Mississippi as it began a slow, drenching slog inland.

08/29/2012

Anthony Booth from New Orleans learns that his home has been flooded after Hurricane Isaac made landfall. (credit: Stephanie Lucero/KTVT/KTXA)

North Texas Ready To Help Isaac Evacuees

Although the damage from Hurricane Isaac does not look too bad as of Wednesday morning, relief groups across North Texas are still prepared to help those hit by the storm.

08/29/2012

(credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Isaac Won’t Have Much Impact On DFW Weather

Hurricane Isaac struck the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, and has brought severe flooding to parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. But folks in North Texas won’t see much from the storm.

08/29/2012

People make their way across Canal Street on August 28, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans is bracing for the approach of Hurricane Isaac. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Many New Orleans Residents Taking Shelter In North Texas

With New Orleans once again in the bull’s eye of a hurricane, Jarrett Brinson didn’t hesitate to pack up his family and hit the road.

CBS 11–08/28/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.

08/28/2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA - AUGUST 27: Workers place plywood on the windows of the Royal Sonesta Hotel on Bourbon St. to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Mixed Reaction As Isaac Approaches Landfall

Gas stations are empty, and roads out of New Orleans are filling up, but not everyone was leaving as Tropical Storm Isaac approached land Monday night.

08/27/2012

After Hurricane Katrina hits, a car sits submerged next to a row of modest houses in the Edgewood neighborhood September 6, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

After Escaping Katrina Local Couple Watches Isaac Closely

Like so many North Texans, Willie and Helen Rhodes are keeping a close eye on Tropical Storm Isaac. But the couple has more than a passing interest in the storm.

CBSDFW.COM–08/27/2012

Brig. Gen. Terence Hildner (Courtesy: U.S. Army)

US Army: Brigadier General Has Died In Afghanistan

A 49-year-old brigadier general died Friday in Afghanistan of apparent natural causes, becoming the highest-ranking U.S. soldier to die there, the military said Saturday.

02/04/2012

Dan Hampton stirring the pot?

Does anyone really care about his Cowboys joke, or his remarks about katrina?

09/07/2010

KRLD Remembers Hurricane Katrina (Audio)

This weekend marks the 5th anniversary of the landfall of the devastating storm named Hurricane Katrina.  On tonight’s show,  I decided to spend the first hour looking back on a story that changed the lives […]

08/27/2010

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