Hurricane Isaac

C.J. Johnson pulls a shrimp boat out of the water in preparation for the arrival of Tropical Storm Karen, at Myrtle Grove Marina in Plaquemines Parish, La., Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Karen threatens US during quiet hurricane season

BRAITHWAITE, La. (AP) — Pickups hauling boat trailers and flatbed trucks laden with crab traps exited vulnerable, low-lying areas of southeast Louisiana on Friday as Tropical Storm Karen headed toward the northern Gulf Coast, a […]

10/04/2013

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Empire State Building hosts 3 Valentine’s weddings

NEW YORK (AP) — Three lucky couples have celebrated Valentine’s Day weddings at the Empire State Building.
The couples won their weddings by submitting their love stories to the landmark skyscraper’s Facebook page.

02/14/2013

Little change to Southland gas prices

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was unchanged today, remaining at $4.176, one day after falling one-tenth of a cent. The average price […]

09/12/2012

Schooner uncovered by Isaac (video)

An old shipwreck, unearthed and then covered up every few years by the frequent storms that lash this remote spit of Alabama beach, is providing a treat for locals and tourists alike. The schooner Rachel […]

09/07/2012

In southern La., residents blame levees for floods

LAPLACE, La. (AP) – At the urging of residents who have long felt forgotten in the shadow of more densely populated New Orleans, the Army Corps of Engineers says it will look into whether the […]

09/06/2012

Isaac's remnants relieves some drought states

  ST. LOUIS (AP) – Some key farm states punished by the nation’s worst drought in decades caught a break with several inches of rainfall from Hurricane Isaac‘s remnants as other parts of the Midwest […]

09/06/2012

No funding hiccups anticipated on disaster aid

WASHINGTON (AP) – Ongoing negotiations on Capitol Hill are likely to ensure a smooth flow of disaster aid in the wake of Hurricane Isaac. Congressional aides are working quietly on a six-month government funding bill […]

09/04/2012

Isaac gives drought-stricken farmers brief respite

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Several days of rain have given farmers in the nation’s midsection a welcome break from irrigating and hauling water for livestock as they contend with the worst drought in the […]

09/03/2012

As Isaac pushes north, gulf coast slowly recovers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As the remnants of Hurricane Isaac pushed their way up the Mississippi valley on Saturday, spinning off severe thunderstorms and at least four tornadoes, some on the Gulf Coast were impatient with […]

09/01/2012

Romney to visit storm-damaged Louisiana

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) – Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will head to Louisiana today to tour damage from Hurricane Isaac. Romney has scheduled a last-minute visit to Lafitte, where he will tour damage with Louisiana […]

08/31/2012

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