| Sep 16, 2010
| 2:50 PM
The old Charles B. Scott Elementary School closed down after Hurricane Ike tore through Galveston and did significant damage to the building two years ago this week.
"We had about five inches of water in the building but when they came in to renovate...
| Sep 17, 2010
Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and city officials marked the start of construction on the Joe W. Brown Park Indoor Pool. The facility, which was severely damaged by high winds and flooding during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is expected to reopen next summer...
| Sep 23, 2010
DENISE STOBAUGH, a resident of Lacombe, Louisiana, was sentenced yesterday in federal court in front of U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance to twelve months and one day in prison for two felony counts of theft of government funds in connection with a Small...
| Sep 24, 2010
A Lacombe woman has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for two felony counts of theft of government funds she obtained after Hurricane Katrina.
Denise Stobaugh was sentenced Wednesday in connection with a Small Business Administration...
| 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...