| 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...
| Mar 30, 2010
Preservationists on Tuesday asked a federal judge to block the development of two hospitals to replace facilities damaged by Hurricane Katrina, arguing that the projects would wipe out a historic neighborhood.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation...
| Mar 30, 2010
A United States District Judge has ruled against the National Trust for Historic Preservation which wipes out the lawsuit and the hospitals can now start developing.
Preservationists on Tuesday asked a federal judge to block the development of two...
| Mar 31, 2010
The National Hurricane Center is considering adding a storm-surge warning to its list of watches and warnings issued during hurricane season.
Center officials floated the idea of a storm-surge warning Wednesday to a crowd of emergency managers, first...
| Mar 31, 2010
The federal government is providing more than $338 million to states across the nation to cover costs incurred to repair roads and bridges damaged by a variety of natural emergencies and catastrophic events, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood...
| Apr 1, 2010
A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the development of two hospitals to replace facilities damaged by Hurricane Katrina to move forward over the objections of preservationists who argued the projects would wipe out a historic neighborhood.
| Apr 5, 2010
Construction crews will transition Interstate 10/Twin Span Bridge westbound traffic from the old bridge to the newly constructed bridge Wednesday, April 7, 2010. The transition will permanently remove traffic from the old Twin Span Bridge that was heavily...
| Apr 6, 2010
The New Orleans Fire Department and City of New Orleans recently received its Public Fire Protection Classification from the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana and on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 representing no recognized fire protection, the...
| Apr 8, 2010
A New Orleans federal judge on Thursday awarded seven Virginia families $2.6 million in damages for homes ruined by sulfur-emitting drywall made in China, a decision that could affect how lawsuits by thousands of other homeowners are settled.
| Apr 10, 2010
A state agency has suspended all reimbursement payments to the city of New Orleans for fees charged by its Hurricane Katrina recovery project manager, an agency official says.
The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness also has...
| Apr 12, 2010
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - More than 700 people are seeking 15 police officer jobs in Galveston as the city's finances continue to recover from Hurricane Ike.
All applicants must take a civil service exam on Saturday.
Police Chief Charles Wiley says 739...