Law enforcement officials are on the scene of an accident near mile marker 78, just past the Egan exit, heading into Jeff Davis parish. Traffic is backed up in the westbound lanes, but the road isn't closed. We'll have more details as they become available. more »
It seems so calm in the Three Mile Lake Community while looking at the water, but there was a sense of urgency in the air Sunday.
"They were knocking on our doors at 8 this morning saying get out, get out." said Connie Baudoin.
Residents and campers at... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Researchers mapped a 250-square mile area of low oxygen this summer in Chandeleur Sound and say the dead zone possibly formed after state officials opened a river diversion to keep oil from a damaged BP well from fouling marshes. The report by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin... more »
NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard is saying that a mile-long oil sheen is spreading from the site off an offshore petroleum platform that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana. The site of the explosion is west of where BP's massive spill occurred. The Coast Guard... more »
Interstate 10 will be reduced to one lane in the westbound direction on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge near Butte Larose, in St. Martin Parish for the installation of communications equipment beginning tonight, August 24, 2010. The right lane will be closed between mile marker 122.5 and mile marker 121.5 between... more »
I-10 will be reduced to one lane in the westbound direction on Thursday, July 22, 2010, at the LA 95 Interchange, mile marker 92, to install foundations for light poles in the median for the LA 95 Interchange Lighting Project at this location. Work will be 7:00 am until 7:00... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A thick, 22-mile plume of oil discovered by researchers off the BP spill site was nearing an underwater canyon, where it could poison the foodchain for sealife in the waters off Florida. The discovery by researchers on the University of South Florida College of Marine Science's... more »