LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish is again asking the federal government to release a $945,000 reimbursement check for work done on Eden Church Road in Denham Springs. The Federal Highway Administration has refused to release the funds. It wants a nearby ditch deepened to help alleviate flooding problems along... more »
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints coach Sean Payton says he'll wait until Sunday to decide whether hobbled running back Pierre Thomas plays against Carolina. Thomas missed his second-straight practice on Thursday with a left ankle injury that occurred during the Saints' 27-24 overtime loss to Atlanta last Sunday. While Payton... more »
JERUSALEM (AP) - Ozzy Osbourne said Monday that alcohol, not politics, has stopped him from playing in Israel until now. Osbourne is in Israel this week as part of this year's international Ozzfest tour, along with Soulfly and Korn. Tuesday's performance will be his first ever in the Holy Land.... more »
HAMSHIRE, Texas (AP) - A stretch of Interstate 10 in southeast Texas will be closed until at least Wednesday after a wreck caused a tanker truck to spill a hazardous chemical and left the driver hurt. Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tela Mange (TEE'-luh manj) on Monday said I-10... more »
The government's point man for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico says crews drilling a relief well to permanently stop the oil will suspend their work until storms pass. Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen says the suspension could delay completion of the relief well by two or... more »
UPDATE-The City of New Iberia will not be issuing sand bags on Saturday, July 24th unless there is a significant change in the weather forecast and the course of Tropical Storm Bonnie ----------------------
Due to the anticipated rains expected if Tropical Storm Bonnie makes landfall in the area, anyone... more »
Due to the anticipated rains expected if Tropical Storm Bonnie makes landfall in the area, anyone with possible flooding issues within City limits can pick up sand bags from our Public Works Department at 907 Fulton Street. They are available now until 5:00 pm today.
Please contact Public Works... more »
KENNER, La. (AP) - Wednesday's hearing into the cause of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster has been canceled because all four scheduled witnesses have declined to appear, a Coast Guard spokesman said. David Adler, lawyer for Transocean Ltd. subsea superintendent Bill Stringfellow and Transocean subsea supervisor Mark Hay, said... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana House scrapped its Tuesday plans to debate a bid to nullify the federal health care overhaul in Louisiana. Instead, lawmakers will take up the measure later in the session.
The proposal by Rep. Kirk Talbot declares no one can be mandated to... more »
Sentencing for Jeffrey Lee Guillory has been rescheduled for Monday, March 15th at 10:30 AM. The sentencing was delayed because of a 3-day statute, meaning he couldn't be legally sentenced until Thursday. Both the prosecution and defense agreed on the move to Monday.
The prosecution has indicated that they... more »