| Jan 20, 2010
Great gospel music, a scavenger hunt, a Greek Show and a special Zulu exhibit all will make for the most lively and diverse Black History Month celebration ever at Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans. Throughout the month of February visitors...
| Feb 24, 2010
The resurfacing of Harrison Avenue from Marconi Drive to Wisner Boulevard has been completed as part of the South Louisiana Submerged Roads Program. As part of the project, new bicycle lanes and sidewalks have been incorporated through City Park. These...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 6:52 AM
The magnitude 9.0 earthquake of the coast of Japan and the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant, have officials at America's 104 nuclear power plants taking a second at safety.
The Indian Point power plant sits 25 miles north...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 7:11 AM
While much of the world watches as officials in Japan try to get a handle on the crisis at a nuclear power plant brought on by a recent earthquake and tsunami, experts in this country have said there is no reason to fear radiation from the disaster area...
| Mar 30, 2011
A big clean up is underway on the West Bank. Last night's severe storm caused some major damage along Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey.
Strong winds ripped a brick wall right off the side of an auto detail shop. There was also flooding and downed powerlines....
| Apr 1, 2011
MICHAEL ROUSSEL, age 46, a captain with the New Orleans Police Department, was convicted by a federal jury sitting in New Orleans of conspiracy and two counts of wire fraud, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten.
According to evidence introduced at trial,...
| Oct 20, 2010
Global warming, fiercer and more frequent hurricanes and environmental degradation could result in $350 billion in losses over the next 20 years for the Gulf Coast.
That's the risk assessment of an analysis commissioned by
| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:06 AM
A transformer exploded at the Indian Point nuclear power plant Sunday night, leading to an automatic emergency shutdown of one of its reactors, authorities said. No one was injured and no radioactive materials leaked.
The explosion happened after 6:30 p....
| Dec 1, 2010
New Orleans families may have to tighten their purse strings to afford tax hikes in 2011. According to Mayor Mitch Landrieu's budget proposal, taxpayers will have to foot the bill to help balance the city's budget.
Mayor Landrieu's current plan...
| Dec 13, 2010
| 7:44 AM
A federal regulatory judge has found
Entergy Corp. overcharged customers in four states by the way it sold electricity.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood on Monday announced last week's ruling by an administrative law judge for the Federal Energy...
| Dec 23, 2010
Many New Orleans homes and businesses across New Orleans lost water pressure briefly after the failure one of the four huge turbines that powers the Sewerage & Water Board's pumps.
Unlike a Nov. 19 failure that brought a 41-hour advisory to boil water,...