A ground-rattling explosion at a chemical plant in Louisiana ignited a blaze that killed at least one person and injured dozens of others.
The Supreme Court appears skeptical of a claim by Texas that it has a right under a 30-year-old agreement to cross the border with Oklahoma for water to serve the fast-growing Fort Worth area.
A Louisiana meat-packing company has recalled 20,166 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted cooked roast beef deli meat.
A proposal being discussed in the State Legislature would let voters decide on whether or not to alllow a limited number of casinos to operate across Texas.
Gunfire wounded four people on New Orleans’ famed Bourbon Street as a costumed crowd partied amid the countdown to Mardi Gras, sending people running, police and bystanders said.
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A funny thing happened on the way to the big game! Babe Laufenberg and the CBS 11 Sports crew finally made it to New Orleans, but not without a few wrong turns.
Coast Guard officials say they are investigating a fire at an oil drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico.
The curtain has been pulled back on who the mysterious ‘Micah H.’ of White House petition fame actually is.
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.
On Saturday in Shreveport, La., when the Aggies and Bulldogs play their game that was postponed on Aug. 30 because of Hurricane Isaac, both teams are ranked and ready to move up.
BCS conference commissioners have identified candidate cities to host the first championship game in college football’s new postseason system, and the four current BCS bowls will be among the choices.