Oil Rig Explodes In Louisiana Lake, Injuries ReportedAn oil rig exploded Sunday night in Lake Pontchartrain in St. Charles Parish, a Louisiana police department said.
Hurricane Nate Makes Landfall As Category 1 StormHurricane Nate has made landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm with winds of 85 mph.
Kimmel Says Cassidy "Lied Right To My Face" On HealthcareJimmy Kimmel said that Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any healthcare overhaul passes a test named for him. Cassidy responded on Wednesday morning.
Pope Prays For Harvey Flood VictimsPope Francis on Sunday said that he was joining in the suffering of residents of Texas and Louisiana, and cited the "victims, thousands of homeless and the enormous property damage."
Harvey Comes Ashore Again, Now In LouisianaThe National Hurricane Center says Harvey is back on land after coming ashore early Wednesday just west of Cameron, Louisiana. The tropical storm is expected to weaken and continue to the north.
Louisiana Offers Shelter To Texas Flood EvacueesGov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana is offering to shelter storm victims from Texas while the state also helps its own residents who were rescued from Harvey's floodwaters overnight.
Louisiana Braces For Harvey's Wrath 12 Years After KatrinaSouthwest Louisiana balanced on a knife's edge Tuesday as Tropical Storm Harvey threatened to inundate the region with potentially disastrous flooding 12 years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in the state.
Men Sentenced For Trying To Sell 2,000 Oxycodone PillsProsecutors say they recruited people, often homeless, and had them get prescriptions for pain medications such as oxycodone and hydrocodone
Tropical Storm Warning Expanded Along Gulf CoastA tropical storm warning has been issued for a section of Louisiana's coast as a weather system approaches from the Gulf of Mexico.
Wounded Congressman Sends Father's Day MessageThe congressman grievously wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice is delivering a Father's Day message through his Twitter account.
Rep. Scalise In 'Serious Condition' But Improving After ShootingDoctors in Washington D.C. say House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana continues to show signs of improvement but remains in serious condition.
Louisiana Officers Help Stranded Girl Scouts From TexasSome Girl Scouts from North Texas received help after becoming stranded by a thunderstorm while kayaking in Louisiana.