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.
The Baylor Bears look to extend the nation’s second-longest winning streak to nine games when they visit the surprising Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks on Friday night.
Days after Isaac hammered Louisiana and Mississippi with winds and rain, much of a parish southeast of New Orleans was still flooded and thousand were without power.
Already swollen and powerful, the Tangipahoa River threatened to flood anyone living within a half mile of its banks on Thursday.
Isaac, which was a hurricane for part of Wednesday before being downgraded to a tropical storm, caused widespread tree and power line damage around the state capital.
Tropical Storm Isaac staggered toward central Louisiana early Thursday, its weakening winds still potent enough to drive storm surge into portions between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
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.
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.