The American Red Cross continues helping residents after heavy rains flooded communities across south Louisiana this week - and rain is ongoing in some areas. In Maurice, a Red Cross shelter remained open overnight with about a dozen residents staying there.
More than 50 trained volunteers and staff have... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A glimpse beyond our solar system reveals the neighborhood just outside the sun's influence is different and stranger than expected, scientists reported Tuesday. One oddity is the amount of oxygen. There are more oxygen atoms floating freely in the solar system than in the immediate interstellar... more »
South Region March for Life hosted by Iberia Right to Life will be held in New Iberia on January 17, 2012 at 5:30 pm.
A Silent Eucharistic Procession will be held from Grotto on Main Street to St. Peter's Church. There will be a Mass for Life at the... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is returning to the Gulf region next week to meet with Coast Guard personnel in Mississippi who have been responding to the massive oil spill. Mrs. Obama will also christen a Coast Guard cutter named in honor of Dorothy C. Stratton, the Coast... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama plans to visit the Gulf region again soon as efforts to contain a devastating oil spill continue. Obama's press secretary, Robert Gibbs, said Obama will make the trip "in the not too distant future." The president has made four visits... more »
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - President Obama's point man overseeing the cleanup of the massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico expects a plan to restore the coastal region economically and environmentally will take months rather than years. U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says there are already numerous studies that... more »
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - The crashing waves and gusting winds churned up by now Hurricane Alex put the Gulf oil spill largely in Mother Nature's hands Tuesday. Regardless of whether the storm makes things worse or even better, it has turned many people fighting the spill into spectators. Oil-scooping... more »