Scientists from Louisiana and Michigan have wildly different predictions for the size of this year’s “dead zone” of low-oxygen water in the Gulf of Mexico.
The federal government’s first auction of offshore petroleum leases in the same area where the Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010 brought in $1.7 billion in winning bids Wednesday.
The federal government is set to sell off oil and natural gas leases in the central Gulf of Mexico — off the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
Gloom infects the hard-working shrimp and crab docks of gritty fishing towns in Louisiana, as the second full year of fishing since BP’s catastrophic oil spill kicks into high gear.
A slight earthquake was registered in East Texas near the Louisiana border, four days after a sharper shock struck the area.
Louisiana health officials say they closed a harvesting area and ordered a recall of oysters taken from there since April 26 after 14 people became ill with norovirus.
With pastures withered from a lingering drought, farmers in Texas and Louisiana have abandoned donkeys by the hundreds.
Amtrak and Texas transportation officials are looking into starting passenger rail service from the DFW area to the Shreveport, Louisiana.
Revelers hit the streets Tuesday to celebrate Mardi Gras, lured to the French Quarter by the chance to snag beads from seemingly endless parades.
Nearly a dozen former NFL players in Louisiana have sued the NFL, the latest players to accuse the league of failing to protect players from concussions.
Even in Texas, Jim and Donita Clark are terrified that wildlife agents from Louisiana will descend on their home and seize the monkeys they’ve reared for 10 years.
A Fannin County man accused of killing three of his family members is now back in Texas and locked up in the Fannin County Jail.