Gas stations are empty, and roads out of New Orleans are filling up, but not everyone was leaving as Tropical Storm Isaac approached land Monday night.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says the city is ready to face Tropical Storm Isaac. Noting that Isaac should arrive at the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Landrieu said Monday that officials feel very good about the ability to cope with Isaac
A Southwest Airlines flight made an unscheduled stop at New Orleans’ international airport after an unruly passenger got in a fight with another passenger.
From Texas to North Carolina, fishermen in the southeastern U.S. have been catching giant shrimp, big enough to stretch across a 12-inch dinner plate.
An attorney for the city of Grambling, La., has filed a request to the NCAA asking the governing body vacate some of Joe Paterno’s record 409 Football Bowl Subdivision victories.
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.