NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a possible downed small aircraft on the northside of Lake Pontchatrain, Sunday.
Coast Guard rescue crews from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans and Coast Guard Station New Orleans conducted more than eight hours of searches covering 155... more »
CLAYTON, La. (AP) - Clayton resident Louise Mayse got quite a scare after what appeared to have been a tornado ripped off the back half of her mobile home with family members inside. Mayse, who was in Ferriday when the tornado hit her La. Highway 65 home, told The Natchez... more »
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police in Shreveport are investigating reports of an early morning home invasion and shooting. Shreveport police say a group of masked men kicked in the door of an apartment early Monday morning and fired shots. KSLA reports that two men were hit. Police said the victims... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Department of Health and Hospitals says 324 people have reported illnesses blamed on oil or dispersants from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. That includes 241 people - or about three-quarters of the total - involved in spill cleanup or offshore work, and 83... more »
sociated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The number of dead birds collected on the Gulf Coast has more than doubled in the past month as oil from BP's broken deepwater well continues to wash up on islands and beaches rich in bird colonies. Officials say 2,599 dead birds had... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State officials reported the following sightings of oil Saturday in coastal Louisiana coast. - Cameron Parish: Tar balls at Pevato Beach and west of Holly Beach. - Iberia Parish: Oil 10 miles south of Lighthouse Point. - Jefferson Parish: Large mass of oil and tar... more »