| May 6, 2010
| 4:26 PM
Just three weeks into his career as a member of Congress, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch passed his first piece of legislation. Deutch, a Boca Raton Democrat, was elected in an April 13 special election in Broward and Palm Beach counties......
| May 1, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva and updated again at 5 pm EDT Have we mentioned lately that timing, in politics, is everything? The White House says today that President Barack Obama will visit the Gulf of Mexico Sunday morning to inspect the......
| Apr 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Â The massive oil slick, now measuring 130 miles wide,Â from the wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is a top concern in many Florida beach communities, both in the Gulf and even on the Atlantic coast. This NASA satellite photo shows how close...
| Sep 27, 2010
Terrebonne Parish has begun an experimental environmental project that officials hope will save millions of dollars to build hurricane protection levees.
The Terrebonne Levee District is the first in the state to use its own staff to restore wetlands,...
| Sep 28, 2010
STEPHANIE O. LANGLOIS, age 38, a resident of Metairie, LA, was sentenced in federal court today by U.S. District Judge Jay C. Zainey to six (6) months of imprisonment for one count of forging a seal of a department or agency of the United States,...
| Sep 29, 2010
A New Orleans City Council member is to meet with a Major League Baseball official in hopes of bringing a youth program to a hurricane-damaged park.
Arnie Fielkow meets Wednesday with Darrell Miller, director of the Major League Baseball Urban Youth...
| Sep 29, 2010
A New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to a charge of theft of government funds he received after Hurricane Katrina.
U.S. Attorney Jim Letten says 48-year-old Hubert Sentino Jr. entered the plea Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Jay C. Zainey.
| Oct 5, 2010
People were such pigs that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service closed the Hog Island Gully Recreation Area only three weeks after it reopened.
Rotting fish and other trash littered the wide, shallow fishing docks along a canal in the Sabine National...
| Oct 6, 2010
State officials say more than 1,200 grants from the Road Home program can now be paid, thanks to a by a federal judge in Washington.
The program provided money to rebuild or buy out property damaged by hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
| Oct 7, 2010
LSU System President and Interim University of New Orleans Chancellor John Lombardi, concurring with a recommendation from UNO Provost Joe King, has redirected the spending of more than $200,000 in federal hurricane relief money planned for use in...
| Oct 8, 2010
The University of New Orleans will shift more than $200,000 in post-hurricane renovations from administrative offices to the student center.
The move, announced Thursday, shifts $229,000 from renovations of the UNO Administration Building Annex to work...