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Patrick Russell (credit: Caddo Correctional Center)

Dallas Murder Suspect Nabbed In Shreveport

Police said that the suspect in a Dallas double slaying was arrested Tuesday night in Louisiana after he barricaded himself inside of a Shreveport home for over three hours.

09/25/2013

Van Dixson, the man police have named as a serial rapist suspect for several attacks in South Dallas. (credit: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office)

Dallas Police To Discuss Rape Suspect’s Arrest

The suspect who, police said, was behind a series of sexual assaults in southeast Dallas is waking up Wednesday morning in a Louisiana jail cell.

09/11/2013

A drilling rig is seen in the Gulf of Mexico. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Blowout May Tip Focus To Shallow-Water Drilling

Last week’s blowout on a natural gas rig off the Louisiana coast could shift regulators’ focus to shallow-water drilling and make an overhaul of safety equipment regulations more likely.

07/31/2013

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Scientists Collect Water Near Blown Well

Scientists gathered water samples on Saturday as they try to figure out if a gas well that blew wild last week off of the Louisiana coast is polluting the Gulf of Mexico.

07/29/2013

Flames from a burning fire. (credit: Getty Images/Paul Ellis/AFP)

Sediment Clogs Wild Natural Gas Well In Gulf

Natural gas has stopped flowing from a well that has been ablaze in the Gulf of Mexico and remaining small flames are from gas still in the pipe, regulators said Thursday.

07/25/2013

Flames from a burning fire. (credit: Getty Images/Paul Ellis/AFP)

Gas Well In The Gulf Continues To Burn

An out-of-control natural gas well off of the Louisiana coast continues to burn after it caught fire following a blowout that prompted the evacuation of 44 workers.

07/24/2013

(credit: Getty Images/Eliot J. Schechter)

1 Dead, 73 Hurt In La. Plant Explosion

A ground-rattling explosion at a chemical plant in Louisiana ignited a blaze that killed at least one person and injured dozens of others.

06/13/2013

Water drops out of a tap. (credit: Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Texas-Oklahoma Water Dispute At High Court

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.

04/23/2013

Manda Fine Meats

Louisiana Company Recalls Deli Meat

A Louisiana meat-packing company has recalled 20,166 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted cooked roast beef deli meat.

04/11/2013

The Hippodrome Casino Opens After Extensive Renovation

Lawmakers Consider Casinos Across Texas

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.

04/10/2013

People walk down Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Police: 4 Wounded In Bourbon Street Shooting

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.

02/10/2013

Super Bowl XLVII - Baltimore Ravens v San Francisco 49ers

The Big Game In The Big Easy

Check out more video blogs from the CBS 11 Sports team in New Orleans.

02/03/2013

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