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New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast

Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans....

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast

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New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding with the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, is heading for the shore and approaching hurricane ...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfall over Louisiana by the start of the weekend....
14:16, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could even intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters predict. The storm, packing maximum sustain...
05:16, 07/12/2019

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend....
10:16, 07/10/2019

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane strength. The National Weather Service said Barry is e...
09:32, 07/13/2019

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains....
21:48, 07/11/2019

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.        ...
04:48, 07/13/2019

Flood gates closed, homes boarded up in New Orleans as Barry approaches Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
08:16, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
21:32, 07/13/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
11:00, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
15:16, 07/13/2019

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
16:48, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the storm's predicted landfall early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
16:48, 07/11/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
19:16, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry picks up power as it bears down on Louisiana New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerTropical Storm Barry was strengthening as it approached the Louisiana coast on Saturday. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 8am advisory the stor...
07:16, 07/13/2019

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
13:48, 07/13/2019

New Orleans braces as Tropical Storm Barry forms; expected to hit as a hurricane Saturday Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Louisiana gov declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Barry The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency over a storm that’s already caused severe flooding in New Orleans. The treacherous system, which is spinning in the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to make landfall in the Pelican...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana after weakening back to tropical storm Barry made landfall just before 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon near Intracoastal City in Louisiana as a tropical storm, just hours after it was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane....
11:32, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
21:32, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
19:00, 07/13/2019

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall....
06:32, 07/12/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall near New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
08:32, 07/13/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall in New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
19:32, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane but its danger is more likely flooding from slow, heavy rains than high winds in Louisiana.        ...
13:48, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early tomorrow morning. A hurricane warning is in effect for New Orleans and other parts of...
02:16, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry moves inland in Louisiana; flooding, power outages reported Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
15:00, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres.        ...
22:00, 07/12/2019

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast. The water is likely to keep rising: The weather pattern is expected to develop into a tropical stor...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Strengthening Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.        ...
08:32, 07/12/2019

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday....
04:16, 07/12/2019

Hurricane warning issued in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry gains strength in Gulf of Mexico Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
14:48, 07/12/2019

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle....
16:48, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry tests Louisiana's multi-billion-dollar post-Katrina flood defenses Louisiana officials are learning what worked and what still needs improvements after Hurricane Barry dumped heavy rain on the state’s multi-billion dollar post-Katrina flood defenses, put into use for the first time when the storm hit....
18:16, 07/16/2019

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts ahead of the strengthening of Tropical Sto...
23:32, 07/11/2019

India's west coast hunkers down as Cyclone Vayu approaches Authorities have evacuated nearly 300,000 people from India's western coastline ahead of a very severe cyclone that's expected to make landfall as the year's second major storm....
00:48, 06/13/2019

India’s west coast hunkers down as Cyclone Vayu approaches VERAVAL, India (AP) — Authorities have evacuated nearly 300,000 people from India’s western coastline ahead of a very severe cyclone that’s expected to make landfall as the year’s second major storm. The India Meteorological Departm...
22:48, 06/12/2019

Now a hurricane, Barry nears Louisiana coast landfall, packing heavy rain in storm path Barry storm track: Where is Barry now? Barry became a hurricane right before its expected landfall in Louisiana Saturday midday.        ...
08:32, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
15:48, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
07:48, 07/13/2019

Louisiana's post-Katrina flood defenses put to test as Barry approaches As the National Hurricane Center expects a Category 1 hurricane as soon as late Friday, some experts emphasize that Louisiana's defense system for storm surges is vastly improved since Hurricane Katrina in 2005....
15:00, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Erick becomes hurricane as it approaches Hawaii, but it may weaken A tropical storm becomes classified as a Category 1 hurricane when its top sustained winds reach 74 mph (119 kph). Sustained wind speeds of at least 111 mph (178 kph) make it a Category 3....
04:16, 07/30/2019

Barry threatens Louisiana, Arkansas, downgraded to tropical depression Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages....
18:32, 07/14/2019

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, and it mostly spared the city of New Orleans from a potentially devastating direct hit. But torrential...
20:00, 07/14/2019

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico about 90 mile...
14:16, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Chantal forms in North Atlantic; so far quiet hurricane season approaches peak The third named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed Tuesday far out over the North Atlantic, ending a stretch of over one month without any systems as the season approaches its peak in the weeks ahead. ...
16:32, 08/21/2019

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats to the city...
09:16, 07/12/2019

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read more......
09:16, 07/10/2019

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
00:16, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is the Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
18:32, 07/11/2019

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news....
05:16, 07/12/2019

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per ho...
11:16, 07/13/2019

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
16:48, 07/11/2019

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Louisiana braces for possible 'home brew' tropical storm A tropical depression or storm is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico in the next couple days, bringing with it the threat of heavy rain, strong winds, and flooding along the U.S. coastline. The state of Louisiana appears to be in its crosshairs f...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Tropical Storm Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reaches land, expected over the weekend....
10:00, 07/10/2019

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
16:32, 07/11/2019

Donald Trump warns Tropical Storm Barry still 'a big risk' US officials have warned of the likelihood of major flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi as the storm weakens. Authorities are hoping to avert a repeat of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the area in 2005....
14:48, 07/14/2019

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant t...
08:16, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
13:48, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have emergency plans in case the worst should happen. Barr...
13:32, 07/12/2019

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during...
10:00, 07/13/2019

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-blown hurricane by the time it hits the Louisiana co...
19:32, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Live Updates: Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
09:32, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Helps Spark Fuel-Price Rebound The U.S. crude oil benchmark rose 0.2% in Friday trading, while Brent crude oil advanced 0.6% as traders focused on the impact of Tropical Storm Barry on Louisiana refineries....
17:48, 07/12/2019

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Live Updates: Barry’s Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
07:32, 07/14/2019

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southern coast of Alabama near Mobile, show a gray Dodge...
17:48, 07/12/2019

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey's....
11:00, 07/12/2019

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
12:16, 07/11/2019

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday....
16:00, 07/12/2019

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
12:48, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm closes on Louisiana in first test of post-Katrina defences The first bands of rain from Tropical Storm Barry are beginning to hit land in the US Deep South, as officials warn of a life-threatening storm surge....
03:16, 07/13/2019

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
01:48, 07/13/2019

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said....
14:16, 07/14/2019

With Tropical Storm Barry brewing, it's time to know what home insurance covers Tropical Storm Barry is heading toward Louisiana. So what will your homeowners or renter’s insurance cover after a hurricane or natural disaster?       ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
04:16, 07/12/2019

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
10:32, 07/14/2019

A 2016 storm dumped 4 trillion gallons of water on Louisiana. Could Barry do the same? Barry has the the potential for high storm surge, which is something emergency preparedness officials find especially concerning.        ...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Horrifying video shows dozens of cockroaches fighting to stay above Tropical Storm Barry floodwaters Geoff Hackett via WWL Video shared Saturday shows a cluster of dozens of cockroaches struggling to survive Tropical Storm Barry flooding. Though cockroaches typically prefer to hide in dark, moist areas, the flooding caused by the storm in Louisian...
01:16, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat of flash flooding for the lower Mississippi River valley and warnings by officials to stay out of the...
18:32, 07/14/2019

Gulf Coast put on alert for potential tropical storm to form late week After more than a month of inactivity in the tropical Atlantic basin, there is concern for development in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico with potential impacts to residents and visitors later this week....
09:00, 07/07/2019

Tropical depression or storm expected to form along Gulf Coast, forecast to hit land as hurricane The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
09:00, 07/10/2019

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
16:48, 07/11/2019

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. The risk now: floods. Earlier, officials staged an island helicopter rescue.        ...
15:48, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 4-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
15:48, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Atlantic tropical disturbance may develop as it approaches Leeward Islands A disturbance over the central Atlantic is the only feature that has a chance of development in the next week, but that system is forecast to approach the Leeward Islands....
10:48, 08/02/2019

U.S. producers cut a third of Gulf of Mexico production as storm approaches Crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday was cut by nearly a third, or 602,715 barrels per day (bpd), as a storm threatened offshore oil production, according to figures released by a U.S. regulator....
12:00, 07/10/2019

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
19:00, 07/10/2019

Barry becomes hurricane as it bears down on Louisiana: NHC Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center is expected to cross the coast during the next few hours, the National Hurricane Center said....
13:48, 07/13/2019

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it continued its slow advance. The storm di...
05:16, 07/14/2019

Barry makes landfall over Louisiana as some levees get overwhelmed Hurricane Barry made landfall west of New Orleans midday Saturday, bringing with it a high-risk flooding event that could last for days in southern Louisiana....
16:00, 07/13/2019

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
12:32, 07/10/2019

Hurricane watch issued in Louisiana as tropical system gains strength in Gulf of Mexico The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Tropical system could develop in Gulf of Mexico and Euro model predicts swing into Louisiana A tropical system could form in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week, a spark of activity in what has so far been a sleepy Atlantic hurricane season....
01:48, 07/08/2019

More than 120 dogs, cats in path of Hurricane Barry in Louisiana are flown to safety _____ Ahead of Hurricane Barry’s making landfall along the Louisiana coast, more than 120 dogs and cats in the storm’s path were flown to safety. The animals were evacuated Friday from St. Landry Parish Animal Control and St. Martin Anima...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Tropical Depression off Mexico Coast not impacting land TUCSON – What was once Tropical Storm Henriette is now just a Tropical Depression as it weakens in the Pacific off the coast of Mexico. It had max sustained winds of 40 MPH on Monday but as of Tuesday morning, max winds are at 30 MPH. Tropical...
19:00, 08/13/2019

Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry inundated southern Louisiana. (July 14)        ...
13:48, 07/15/2019

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gulf coast. (July 11)        ...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Rescue dogs flown out of Louisiana ahead of Barry to avoid euthanasia. Will be adoptable The animals escaping Barry's path were placed on a plane and were heading to rescue shelters in northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and New Jersey.        ...
07:48, 07/13/2019

Eastern Pacific Ocean gives birth to Tropical Storm Ivo Newly formed Tropical Storm Ivo is forecast to hug the west coast of Mexico into this weekend, while a second feature is now much less likely to have significant impact on Hawaii early next week....
17:32, 08/21/2019

Tropical Storm forms in Gulf, evacuations underway Clarence Brock has lived in Plaquemines Parish his entire life. He can’t remember how many times he’s evacuated but that doesn’t mean he plans to take a chance with Mother Nature. (July 11)        ...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Season’s 1st tropical storm forms in Eastern Pacific MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season has formed off the coast of Mexico. But the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it poses no threat to land. Hurricane Alvin was located about 450 miles (725 kilometer...
12:16, 06/26/2019

Oil prices edge up on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices inched higher on Friday and were on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
05:32, 07/12/2019

U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions. (July 13)        ...
13:48, 07/15/2019

Tropical Storm Barbara forms; danger to Hawaii unknown Newly formed Tropical Storm Barbara is set to become the next hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and take a track farther to the west than Alvin....
12:00, 06/30/2019

Tropical Storm Erich forms off Mexico, heads toward Hawaii Tropical Storm Erich has formed in the Pacific far off the west coast of Mexico and is predicted to become a hurricane by Monday night as it moves over open waters on a path that could take it near the Hawaiian Islands by late in the coming week...
22:48, 07/27/2019

Tropical Storm Barbara gathers force far off southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A tropical storm far off Mexico’s southern coast is on the verge of growing into a hurricane, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it could become a big one in the coming days. But Tropical Storm Barbara is heading out...
08:32, 07/01/2019

Tropical Storm Erick likely to grow into hurricane en route toward Hawaii Tropical Storm Erick in the eastern Pacific is likely to grow into a hurricane soon, possibly reaching Category 3 strength by Tuesday as it churns closer toward Hawaii, but it is expected to begin weakening later in the week, forecasters said on Mond...
18:48, 07/29/2019

Tropical Storm Erick grows into a hurricane heading toward Hawaii Tropical Storm Erick grew into a hurricane on Monday in the eastern Pacific, packing maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph) as it churns more than 1,000 miles (1,610 km) from Hawaii's Big Island, and is expected to get stronger, forecasters said...
00:48, 07/30/2019

A weather system heading toward Florida not likely to turn into a tropical storm As it travels toward Florida, a disturbance that's now over the Bahamas has a 60% chance of becoming a full-fledged tropical storm by Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center's Monday afternoon update....
16:48, 07/22/2019

Hurricane watch in Louisiana, mandatory evacuations issued as Barry expected to drop up to 20 inches of rain A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico forced mandatory evacuations in parts of Louisiana on Thursday, as a potential hurricane is expected to spark flash flooding in places like New Orleans still drying out from torrential rain....
13:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a hurricane just before landfall this weekend....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly as a hurricane — will be upwards of $10 billion. “It’s no Katrina,...
17:48, 07/12/2019

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into a hurricane capable of causing more severe flooding in the low-lying city, officials warned....
16:16, 07/10/2019

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
06:32, 07/12/2019

With Barry bearing down, Gulf Coast braces for up to 24 inches of rain As Barry strengthened Thursday and inched closer to shore, residents in the Gulf states were rushing to prepare ahead of the storm's expected landfall on Saturday....
04:48, 07/12/2019

Coast Guard anticipates closing Port of New Orleans and lower Mississippi within several hours The United States Coast Guard expects to close the Port of New Orleans and the lower Mississippi River on Friday as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Gulf Coast....
09:16, 07/12/2019

Oil flat as tropical storm limits output, glut forecasts weigh Oil prices were little changed on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output dropped by more than half from disruptions caused by a tropical storm, but concerns over a global crude surplus in the months ahead limited gains....
12:32, 07/12/2019

Tropical depression or storm to form along Gulf, could hit land near La. as hurricane Saturday The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
13:32, 07/10/2019

Hurricanes Erick, Tropical Storm Flossie weaken as they approach Hawaii Hawaii is keeping a wary eye on a hurricane and tropical storm churning in the central and eastern Pacific.        ...
15:48, 08/02/2019

Japan braces for tropical storm Krosa in peak holiday season Japan braced on Tuesday for a tropical storm set to dump heavy rains on western parts of the country, threatening to snarl road, rail and air links during the busy summer holidays....
16:32, 08/13/2019

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Sunday....
12:00, 07/14/2019

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend....
06:00, 07/15/2019

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
15:48, 07/15/2019

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected on Wednesday to develop into a storm that could push the already swollen Mississippi River precariously...
08:32, 07/10/2019

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the low-lying U.S. city....
19:48, 07/10/2019

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north. Barry was downgraded...
04:48, 07/15/2019

Strengthening Tropical Storm Erick forecast to approach Hawaii by week's end Tropical Storm Erick is gaining strength in the eastern Pacific Ocean and is forecast to approach Hawaii by the weekend, forecasters announced Monday.        ...
11:16, 07/29/2019

Tropical cyclone Fani: India's biggest storm in decades makes landfall One million people evacuated as huge storm hits small city of Puri on east coastTropical cyclone Fani, the most severe storm to hit the Indian subcontinent in two decades, has made landfall on the coast of the eastern state of Odisha, where officials...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Most Louisiana refineries running as storm cuts 70% of offshore oil Tropical Storm Barry slowly moved on to the Louisiana coast and quickly weakened from hurricane strength on Saturday afternoon, leaving in its wake 70 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production shut in, the U.S. government said....
13:48, 07/13/2019

Hurricane Barry rattles Gulf Coast fishermen already reeling from rough season Gulf Coast commercial fishermen have taken another hit this season after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s Gulf Coasts. Heavy wind and rain from the category one storm forced fishermen to dock their commercial vessels for days....
16:48, 07/15/2019

First tropical storm of the East Pacific season forms off Mexico; poses no threat to land MEXICO CITY (AP) — First tropical storm of the East Pacific season forms off Mexico; poses no threat to land....
12:16, 06/26/2019

US briefing: Acosta, Louisiana storm and migrant mother testifies Thursday’s top story: Labor secretary defends 2008 Epstein plea deal amid calls to quit. Plus, the corruption scandal shaking South AfricaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stori...
07:16, 07/11/2019

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened....
03:48, 07/15/2019

One killed in Calcasieu River Ship Channel accident in Louisiana: Coast Guard One person was killed and another injured on Wednesday after a vessel collided with a dredge pipeline operating on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel near Hackberry, Louisiana, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said....
09:16, 07/04/2019

Gulf Coast faces life-threatening rains as Barry moves farther inland Tropical Storm Barry was moving slowly northward Sunday over west-central Louisiana, creating live-threatening rains as the primary threat after reaching landfall as a hurricane the day before....
13:32, 07/14/2019

PBF, Valero do not plan to shut Louisiana refineries ahead of storm: sources PBF Energy and Valero Energy Corp do not plan to idle their refineries in Chalmette and Meraux, Louisiana, respectively ahead of a developing tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico, sources familiar with plant operations said on Thursday morning....
12:16, 07/11/2019

Volunteers rush to transport shelter animals threatened by Barry out of storm's path A multistate rescue effort helped secure and transport more than 120 cats and dogs to safety on Friday, removing them from shelters in Louisiana in anticipation of Tropical Storm Barry....
02:00, 07/14/2019

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
03:32, 07/11/2019

Hurricane Barbara strengthens into a Category 2 storm off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara began strengthening rapidly in the Pacific Ocean on Monday and meteorologists expect it become a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
00:00, 07/02/2019

New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over the weekend. (July 14)        ...
13:48, 07/15/2019

Intensifying storm cut half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, closes coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
12:48, 07/11/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form, could become 'dangerous' hurricane with 'damaging winds and deadly storm surge' The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Theresa May hunkers down as premiership enters its end stage British Prime Minister Theresa May is hunkered down with close allies as she considers whether to give in to relentless pressure to resign, or fight on to save her Brexit plan and her premiership....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Hurricane Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
08:32, 07/13/2019

Cyclone Vayu spares Indian west coast a direct hit, to skirt coast A powerful cyclone that threatened the western Indian state of Gujarat, has changed course and it is now expected to just brush past the coast, authorities said on Thursday, although ports and coastal airports remained shut....
06:16, 06/13/2019

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo goes coast-to-coast for huge slam Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the rim with a coast-to-coast dunk against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
21:00, 05/23/2019

1 Missing, 28 Rescued After Fire On Coast Guard Ship Off Andhra Coast Twenty-nine crew members of an offshore support ship jumped into the waters off the Andhra Pradesh coast after a fire broke out on the vessel this morning, the Coast Guard said in a statement....
06:02, 08/12/2019

Top-level races from coast to coast surround Kentucky Derby and Oaks Former Derby contenders, Breeders' Cup winners and runners with experience from Dubai to Royal Ascot enliven top-shelf racing around the USA on Kentucky Derby weekend....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
12:00, 05/16/2019

Developing approaches: 8 industries AI could impact next Artificial intelligence technologies are spreading at a rapid pace into a variety of businesses and job types. What will come of the tech, and which industries will be heaviest impacted, however, remains unclear. When we look at where AI will be in t...
03:16, 07/05/2019

As Mueller testimony approaches, Trump can't look away President Donald Trump said on Monday he will watch only "a little bit" of Robert Mueller's long-awaited congressional testimony on the results of his 22-month inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and renewed his attacks on the...
14:48, 07/22/2019

Where things stand as MLB trade deadline approaches With hours left until the MLB trade deadline, a few big names were still on the market. The Mets and Reds, two teams in fourth place in their respective divisions, surprised many as the biggest buyers thus far. The Mets traded for starter Marcus Stro...
13:16, 07/31/2019

As Fed approaches rate cut, policymakers debate how deep to trim U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers, moving toward their first interest rate reduction in a decade later this month, on Tuesday sketched out arguments for whether rates should be cut by a quarter or a half a percentage point....
16:32, 07/16/2019

$5 gas? California gas prices soar as national average approaches $3 California's average price of gasoline has soared over $4 per gallon in recent weeks – and now at least four stations there are charging more than $5.        ...
10:32, 05/03/2019

Lekima downgraded from super typhoon as it approaches China The storm is expected to weaken further as it approaches China, but should still pack winds of 160 kph -- the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane. Landfall in China will occur south of Shanghai in Zhejiang Province on Saturday morning....
04:48, 08/09/2019

As Preakness approaches, strike at Pimlico possibly averted BALTIMORE (AP) — A strike by workers at Pimlico Race Course may have been averted just before the running of this year’s Preakness Stakes. The Baltimore Sun reports the Maryland Jockey Club and its employees at Pimlico Race Course and other tra...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Kim Kardashian Calls Her Kids "My Life" as Due Date Approaches There's no shortage of sibling love in the Kardashian-West household. Kim Kardashian shared an absolutely adorable snapshot of two of the three kids she has with husband Kanye West.......
20:48, 05/04/2019

Trump’s Contrasting Approaches to North Korea, Venezuela and Iran The Trump administration has formed different strategies when it comes to dealing with North Korea, Venezuela and Iran. From diplomacy to threatening military force, here’s how it applies its different approaches....
02:48, 05/08/2019

China issues 'red alert' as super typhoon approaches mainland China's weather bureau issued a red alert early on Friday as super typhoon Lekima approached Zhejiang province on the eastern coast, after forcing flight cancellations in Taiwan and shutting markets and businesses on the island....
21:16, 08/08/2019

U.S., Mexico resume talks to avert tariffs as deadline approaches U.S. and Mexican negotiators resumed migration talks on Friday to try to avert a potential trade war that could hurt both countries' economies and rattle investors already nervous about Washington's escalating battle with China....
11:16, 06/07/2019

Wall Street approaches record high on earnings optimism The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly reports from Coca-Cola and United Technologies, while a debt ceiling and budget deal between President Donald Trump and Congress also buoyed sentiment....
12:00, 07/23/2019

Josh Bell, MLB's best hitters describe differing plate approaches Josh Bell, Francisco Lindor, Pete Alonso and others told UPI they have differing approaches when it comes to settling in at the plate against some of Major League Baseball's best pitchers....
12:32, 06/18/2019

How TD Ameritrade CIO Vijay Sankaran approaches innovation, voice interfaces, VR ZDNet's Larry Dignan catches up with TD Ameritrade CIO Vijay Sankaran to talk shop about the company's approach to innovation, agile development and how to pick innovation projects....
10:00, 05/20/2019

BJP Approaches Election Body Alleging "Sabotage" Of Rallies In Bengal A BJP delegation approached the Election Commission (EC) on Monday seeking action against the district magistrate of South 24 Parganas for allegedly sabotaging their party's rallies and also accused......
16:32, 05/13/2019

China issues ‘red alert’ as super typhoon approaches mainland China’s weather bureau issued a red alert early on Friday as super typhoon Lekima approached Zhejiang province on the eastern coast, after forcing flight cancellations in Taiwan and shutting markets and businesses on the island....
18:16, 08/09/2019

Facebook approaches Netflix, Disney to support TV chat device: The Information Facebook Inc has approached Netflix Inc, Walt Disney Co and other media companies about putting their streaming services on a new Facebook device for making video calls from televisions, The Information reported on Wednesday....
10:48, 07/31/2019

Russia, Turkey Take Contrasting Approaches in Push for Looser Monetary Policy The Bank of Russia reduced its key interest rate for a second month amid a global shift toward easier monetary policy, led by the Federal Reserve. The modest nature of its cut contrasted with the Turkish central bank’s more dramatic move....
07:16, 07/26/2019

As the Kentucky Derby approaches, deaths pose existential questions for US racing A rash of deaths at the famous Santa Anita Park in California has left many wondering about the future of horse racing in AmericaTank Team, Unusual Angel, Secret Street, Derby Treasure, Noise Mandate, Amboseli. There will be no statues built at Santa...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Just Some Pictures, Please: Inside Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's Different Approaches to Privacy Though they came a decade apart, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle's introductions to what it really means to join the royal family from the outside have striking similarities. In......
05:00, 07/19/2019

Mets’ Zack Wheeler hitting stride as trade deadline approaches PHILADELPHIA — Zack Wheeler was a one-man show for six innings Thursday. The Mets righty delivered a second straight strong start on the mound and was the only Met to secure a hit off Aaron Nola in what turned into a crushing 6-3 loss to the Phillies...
04:00, 06/28/2019

Volkswagen approaches potential buyers of MAN Energy Solutions unit -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, a unit which makes large diesel engines used in ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
05:32, 05/06/2019

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Taiwan orders markets, schools closed on Friday as super typhoon approaches Authorities in Taiwan have ordered markets, businesses and schools to close on Friday as a super typhoon approaches the island, forcing flight cancellations and landslide warnings shortly after an earthquake of magnitude 6 struck....
05:16, 08/08/2019

Berthing of ships halted at Sikka port in west India as cyclone approaches India's Sikka Ports and Terminals Ltd, which handles crude oil and refined products for Reliance Industries Ltd, closed berthing of vessels at its western Indian port on Wednesday due to a cyclone warning, according to a port notice and a shipping in...
00:00, 06/12/2019

As Redskins camp approaches, Derrius Guice plays down report of hamstring injury The running back, who missed last season with a torn ACL, takes to Twitter to minimize reports that he has injured his hamstring and might miss the start of camp....
22:32, 07/13/2019

| WATCH | Some 2.5 million Muslim hajj pilgrims scale Mount of Mercy as Eid al-Adha approaches Nearly 2.5 million Muslim hajj pilgrims converged on Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia marshalled by tens of thousands of stewards in a bid to prevent any repetition of previous years' deadly stampedes....
17:16, 08/10/2019

'Political chaos' envelops tennis as French Open approaches Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a 'worrying decline in moral standards' in tennis as 'politics have overshadowed the action on the courts'        ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Not Seeing Joe Biden in New Orleans Joe Biden was in New Orleans Tuesday. Just for a little while. He was scheduled to drop by the Youth Empowerment Project, which is what it sounds like it is, for a photo op at 2:30. YEP is located in a big, two story building on Oretha Castle Haley B...
10:16, 07/25/2019

Widespread flooding in New Orleans A storm swamped streets in New Orleans and prompted a tornado warning as concerns grew that even worse weather, including a possible hurricane, could strike Louisiana and other states along the Gulf of Mexico within days. (July 10)    ...
13:32, 07/10/2019

10 iconic New Orleans dishes (and where to eat them) Many cities across the country offer diverse food scenes, but New Orleans is quite possibly the only one offering a cuisine uniquely its own.       ...
13:16, 07/10/2019

The Glow Up Goes to NOLA, Day 2: How to Eat Your Way Through New Orleans If, by chance, you find yourself in New Orleans during the July 4th weekend, there are certain things you simply must do: check out the Essence Festival, catch the fireworks display over the Mississippi River, stumble upon a second line and/or live j...
14:16, 07/05/2019

Chantal weakens to a tropical depression: NHC Chantal has weakened to a tropical depression and is expected to become a post-tropical remnant low by Friday night, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory....
20:32, 08/21/2019

The best tropical prints for all ages – in pictures Tropical prints have had an update: less garish, more muted. Mix patterned pieces with tonal separates. Soft pink shorts look chic paired with burgundy and beige, while a silk dress looks modern worn with a pair of directional wedges Continue reading...
05:16, 07/26/2019

Bahamas has potential for tropical development AccuWeather meteorologists and National Hurricane Center forecasters are monitoring the southwestern Atlantic Ocean for potential gradual tropical development later this week....
04:00, 07/22/2019

The Unexpectedly Tropical History of Brutalism Long associated with European cities, the style has plenty of history in other parts of the world, too. In Brazil, it reached a surprising apotheosis....
02:00, 08/16/2019

New Orleans Saints' Ted Ginn says he will race anyone for $10,000 Since his days at Ohio State, wide receiver Ted Ginn has made a living burning defenders on the field left and right and now he’s telling challengers to put their money with their mouths are....
12:48, 05/17/2019

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s most successful exporter of New Orleans style and sound, Dr. John’s accomplishments were as numerous...
00:00, 06/07/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA Draft Lottery The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, and with it, the likely right to select Duke superstar Zion Williamson in next month's NBA Draft....
01:48, 05/15/2019

Diana Ross says TSA was 'over the top' at New Orleans airport Diana Ross said on Twitter that she felt violated by the Transportation Security Administration at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport....
18:32, 05/06/2019

Early tropical disturbance heads to Florida The Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially begin for another month, but a tropical disturbance off Florida is threatening to get things kicked off early this year....
17:32, 05/01/2019

U.S. NHC says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over northwest Bahamas A trough of low pressure located over the northwest Bahamas and the adjacent waters has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
06:16, 07/22/2019

India faces tropical cyclone threat India is bracing for a significant tropical cyclone later this week, a storm which could be the strongest to strike the country's coastline in almost five years....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico: U.S. NHC A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico could develop into a tropical depression later on Thursday, likely bringing hurricane conditions across the north-central gulf coast over the next couple of days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
01:48, 07/11/2019

These 5 tropical plants may 'provide anticancer benefits' New research examined several plants that people have used to treat cancer since ancient times. The study identified five plants with anticancer benefits....
06:32, 05/27/2019

‘There’s Poison in the Sea’: An Oil Spill Fouls a Tropical Eden On Rennell, an impoverished Pacific island, mining had already scarred the land. Now an oil spill has polluted the water and threatens a World Heritage site....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Tropical disturbance may strengthen before approaching Florida A tropical disturbance that has been meandering over the Caribbean since the weekend is forecast to drift northwestward toward Florida and may gather some strength along the way this week....
13:16, 07/29/2019

Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77 NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In a statement released through his publicist, the fa...
16:16, 06/06/2019

Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
08:16, 06/30/2019

'Ain't goin nowhere': New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are staying in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, oft...
22:16, 07/11/2019

Spillway north of New Orleans to close in July NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers expects to begin closing a Mississippi River spillway north of New Orleans sometime in the second or third week of July. The corps began opening the Bonnet Carré Spillway on May 10 to relieve stress on l...
09:00, 06/27/2019

New Orleans music icon Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77....
17:16, 06/06/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win No 1 overall pick in NBA draft lottery Pelicans buck odds to win No 1 overall pick in June’s NBA draftGrizzlies, Knicks and Lakers to pick second, third and fourthNew Orleans have bucked the odds and won the NBA draft lottery, and now will have the first chance at choosing Zion Williamson...
18:48, 05/14/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA draft lottery, get No. 1 overall pick With a 6% chance, the Pelicans won the lottery to claim the NBA draft's top pick, which will presumably be used to select Duke's Zion Williamson.        ...
20:16, 05/14/2019

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team await trial for embezzlement....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Williamson welcomed to New Orleans by a grateful franchise Zion Williamson and his family were met with applause as they walked into the New Orleans Pelicans' headquarters       ...
18:32, 06/21/2019

New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans A new exhibit of African lions is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Visitors will have an opportunity to see critically endangered lions. (May 17)        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Dr. John, legendary New Orleans pianist dead at 77 The hoodoo showman was revered as one of the city's great pianists. His long and raucous career included drug addiction, a stint in prison, six Grammys, and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Art Neville, New Orleans funk musician, dead at 81 Art Neville, a New Orleans music icon and founding member of the Neville Brothers and The Meters, died on Monday, according to a statement released by his longtime manager, Kent Sorrell. He was 81....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Former NYPD cop indicted on murder charge in New Orleans A former NYPD cop has been indicted on a murder charge in New Orleans for shooting an unarmed man, prosecutors said. Gerardo Bugallo-Beret, 29, was charged with second-degree murder on Thursday in the death of Tyrone Reese, 29, who was shot outside t...
08:16, 06/28/2019

New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77, family says Dr. John, the celebrated Louisiana singer and piano player who mixed black and white musical influence, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 77. ...
19:16, 06/06/2019

Man spends two years and $44K bringing tropical holiday to wife A devoted husband dedicated two years and $44,000 to transform his garden into a tropical paradise for his wife as he was unable to take her on holiday. Construction worker Chris Lodge, 44, and business owner Sharon Lodge, 45, are so busy with work a...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Tropical disturbance southeast of Hawaii bears watching A tropical disturbance over the eastern Pacific has a 70 percent chance of development into this weekend and may travel close enough to Hawaii to have some impact next week....
14:03, 08/13/2019

Inside Kim and Kourtney Kardashian's Tropical Family Vacation Soaking up the sun! Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick enjoyed a family vacation with their kids this week. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars took a......
16:48, 06/20/2019

More mangroves? Economies recover faster after tropical cyclones Enlarge / Dark green mangroves along Senegal's Casamance River as it meets the sea. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Where humans have the money, we sometimes build storm defenses like seawalls to protect our coastal cities. But coastal development...
21:16, 06/04/2019

2 killed as Tropical Cyclone Fani hits India The strongest storm to hit India in 20 years made landfall Friday, killing two people and lashing the country's eastern coast with ferocious winds and torrential downpours....
02:00, 05/03/2019

NHC says 60% chance of tropical cyclone near Andros Island, Bahamas An area of low pressure located near Andros Island in the Bahamas has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
13:32, 07/22/2019

Tropical Depression Three forms over Bahamas, no major strengthening seen - NHC Tropical Depression Three has formed over the Bahamas, but no significant strengthening is expected, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory on Monday....
15:16, 07/22/2019

Scandinavia goes tropical as heat wave heads north A heat wave that brought record temperatures to Germany has moved over Nordic countries. Scientists are warning of possibly accelerated melting of ice in Greenland....
06:16, 07/28/2019

The Latest: A New Orleans-style goodbye for Leah Chase NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for New Orleans chef and civil rights icon Leah Chase (all times local): 3:30 p.m. It’s been a distinctively New Orleans send-off for famed chef Leah Chase. It’s alternating between the somber ...
15:00, 06/10/2019

New Orleans amusement park, reminder of Hurricane Katrina, may soon come down The amusement park on the city’s eastern edge is perhaps the most high-profile, lingering and ghostly reminder of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation.       ...
14:32, 07/08/2019

Fire in New Orleans French Quarter restaurant; 2 injured NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two people have been injured after a fire broke out in a restaurant in New Orleans’ tourist-heavy French Quarter. New Orleans Fire Department spokesman Louis Carrier says it happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday at the Oceana ...
15:32, 05/11/2019

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene and became one of the most venerated pianists in the city's musical history, died on Thursday at a...
11:00, 06/07/2019

Overlooked No More: Rev. Bill Larson, Who Became a Symbol of Gay Loss in New Orleans Larson died in the city’s deadliest fire ever, at a gay bar called the Up Stairs Lounge, but his death — and those of the 31 other victims — was treated with indifference....
21:48, 06/26/2019

Zion Williamson is 'still growing,' New Orleans Pelicans executive says New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is poised to be one of the most electrifying players to play in the NBA in recent memory and one of the team's executive revealed an interesting note Sunday....
21:48, 07/29/2019

New Orleans Saints react to Kentucky Derby controversy The New Orleans Saints were apparently watching the Kentucky Derby result closely as the unofficial winner of the race was disqualified after stewards determined the horse impeded the progress of two other horse in an abrupt fashion....
13:00, 05/06/2019

New York, Miami, New Orleans: 15 cities where hurricanes would cause the most damage Hurricane season can be one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year for Americans living on the coast. The period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.       ...
05:16, 08/04/2019

New Orleans Saints DT David Onyemata suspended one game New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata was suspended one game for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Friday....
17:32, 06/28/2019

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77 Grammy-winning musician Dr. John, who brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to the American music scene and became one of the city's most venerated pianists, died on Thursday at age 77, his family said on the performer's Twitter account....
16:16, 06/06/2019

Art Neville, New Orleans funk star, dies aged 81 Keyboardist and singer behind the Meters and the Neville Brothers hailed as an icon by Louisiana governor John EdwardsArt Neville, one of the most celebrated funk musicians in the US, has died aged 81.His manager, Kent Sorrell, confirmed that the key...
04:48, 07/23/2019

The Swarm: Billions of skeeter lookalikes plague New Orleans Billions of mosquito lookalikes are showing up in the New Orleans area, blanketing car windshields, littering the ground with bodies and even scaring some folks....
05:16, 06/20/2019

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry still doesn’t formally exist, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least, and we at Earther will be following it closely as the city and state of Louisiana prepare for what is fore...
08:16, 07/11/2019

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to Tropical Storm Barry on ThursdayThousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or fled to higher ground on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry threatened to tu...
15:00, 07/11/2019

New Orleans charter school dean among 5 killed in shootings Five people were shot and killed in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend, including a charter school dean known as a “tough but fair” leader, colleagues said. Reginald Field, 50, the head dean of students and athletic director at Andrew ...
11:32, 05/28/2019

NBA draft: New Orleans Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick Zion Williamson won several national accolades as a freshman at Duke and his game - which includes size, skill, strength, speed and acumen - is rare.       ...
21:00, 06/20/2019

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was connected to a weather system that could grow into the year’s first hurricane. More than 8 inches of rain fell on the city, which was also placed under a tornado warning when a wa...
00:00, 07/11/2019

A tropical depression is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week (WDSU/NBC News) New Orleans is bracing for heavy rains and wind as forecasters warn a possible tropical depression could form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week. City leaders are in constant communication with the National Weather Service and city...
02:32, 07/10/2019

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severity and extent of flooding over the central United States this week....
12:48, 06/03/2019

Tennis and tropical plants: New French Open court is wild The French Open has a stunning new court, surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants        ...
13:48, 05/26/2019

Tropical Atlantic, including Gulf of Mexico, may soon spring to life AccuWeather meteorologists are monitoring the potential for changing conditions in the Atlantic basin that may lead to an uptick in tropical activity, including the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of weeks....
14:32, 08/15/2019

Millions in Northwest India face tropical cyclone threat A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this time on its west coast....
17:16, 06/11/2019

Barry may cause gas prices to spike Gas prices may see a storm surge if Barry sticks to predictions. The states that line the Gulf of Mexico are home to more than 45 percent of the total petroleum refining capacity in the country, along with 51 percent of total US natural gas processin...
16:16, 07/13/2019

NBA draft winners and losers: Bol Bol, New Orleans Pelicans headline list The NBA draft has come and gone, but before we look too far ahead, let's take a step back and examine the winners — and losers — from draft night.       ...
10:16, 06/21/2019

Second New Orleans officer enters plea in connection with beating of Hispanic man A New Orleans police officer received a 10-day suspended sentence on Wednesday in connection with the beating of a Hispanic man whom he and another officer allegedly called a "fake American."...
18:16, 08/07/2019

Rahm and Palmer share lead with Stallings, Mullinax in New Orleans Jon Rahm and team mate Ryan Palmer had an eventful finish to the third round at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Saturday, both finding water off the 17th tee, but still ended the day tied for the lead with Scott Stallings and Trey Mullinax....
09:48, 04/28/2019

NBA Draft 2019: New Orleans Pelicans pick Zion Williamson first overall The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson with the first pick of the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday, anointing him as the new face of the franchise to replace the departing Anthony Davis....
00:00, 06/21/2019

TV anchor, pilot killed in New Orleans stunt plane crash Local television anchor Nancy Parker has died in a crash of a stunt plane in New Orleans along with the pilot, Franklin J.P. Augustus, while covering a story on him....
13:48, 08/17/2019

New Orleans is already flooded — and the worst may be yet to come: Forecasters are predicting a hurricane New Orleans was already hit by a storm that left its streets swamped. Now, meteorologists say a hurricane could be on its way        ...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Comedian Andy Dick says he was attacked, left unconscious in New Orleans Andy Dick says he was assaulted Saturday outside a New Orleans nightclub after performing in the French Quarter, and was unconscious for 15 minutes.        ...
22:32, 08/12/2019

Dr. John, of Voodoo Beads, Feathers and New Orleans Sound, Dies at 77 Born Malcolm Rebennack Jr., he was part of a pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards that also included Professor Longhair, James Booker and Fats Domino....
19:32, 06/06/2019

2019 New Orleans Jazz Festival in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry.        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2019 in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry. Click through for all the best photos.        ...
17:32, 04/28/2019

‘Dr. John,’ funky New Orleans ‘night-tripper’ musician, dies NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, has died. He was 77...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Police shoot wrong-way driver on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a trooper shot and wounded a man driving the wrong way on New Orleans’ tourist-filled Bourbon Street. A statement released late Thursday said troopers helping close traffic lanes on Bourbon Street s...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Legendary New Orleans musician Dr. John, born Mac Rebennack, dies at 77 Mac Rebennack, aka Dr. John the Night Tripper, brought the bayou to the bandstand and the funk to the masses. He died at age 77 of a heart attack.        ...
16:48, 06/06/2019

Dr John, legendary genre-bending New Orleans musician, dies at 77 Family thanks ‘all who have shared his unique musical journey’ after Rock & Roll Hall of Famer suffers heart attackDr John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou dra...
16:32, 06/06/2019

Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff For celebrated Creole chef Leah Chase, the goodbye had all the ingredients of a typical New Orleans sendoff: warm reminiscences and mourning mixed with a Mardi Gras-style celebration of her life....
19:48, 06/10/2019

The Last Edition: How a Newspaper War in New Orleans Ended: With a Baked Alaska and Layoffs The Advocate went into New Orleans six years ago to challenge the city’s 182-year-old paper, The Times-Picayune. Now The Advocate is the last one standing....
18:00, 05/12/2019

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding....
22:16, 07/12/2019

New Orleans, already grappling with extreme weather, may face hurricane by week's end A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississippi River to the brim of the city’s protective le...
19:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. National Hurricane Center says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over central Georgia A trough of low pressure located over central Georgia has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
13:16, 07/08/2019

Eastern Pacific Ocean to give birth to tropical storms this week One tropical feature is forecast to develop and hug the west coast of Mexico, while a second tropical feature may form and eventually pass close to Hawaii in the coming days....
13:16, 08/19/2019

Teen Mom's Briana DeJesus Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary With Tropical Getaway Happy anniversary to Briana DeJesus and John Rodriguez! The Teen Mom 2 star and her boyfriend are celebrating a year of dating with a tropical trip to Punta Cana. Briana took to Instagram......
22:00, 05/24/2019

Tropical depression forms in the Bahamas, expected to bring rain to Florida The depression is expected to remain weak, with its primary impact being about 1-3 inches of rain across eastern Florida on Tuesday.        ...
16:00, 07/22/2019

Tropical downpours to unleash 12 inches over flood-weary south-central U.S. The combination of a slow-moving non-tropical storm and a weak tropical disturbance loaded with moisture will unleash torrential rain and raise new concerns for flooding over the south-central U.S. into this weekend....
16:16, 06/05/2019

Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi Tropical Depression Barry transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean." (July 15)        ...
13:48, 07/15/2019

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline – with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Barry finally uses his truth and it's not pretty For the first hour of David Lynch’s Mulholland Dr., Betty Elms, played by Naomi Watts, is naiveté incarnate. An aspiring actress, she approaches Hollywood like it’s a grand adventure, one that promises glamour and glory. To Betty, the dream factory i...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Louisiana cop says AOC ‘needs a round,’ as in should be shot A Louisiana police officer is under fire for suggesting in Facebook comments that New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round.” Charlie Rispoli, a 14-year veteran of the Gretna Police Department on Thursday called the Democratic...
20:00, 07/21/2019

Oil exports are on the rise in Louisiana LAFOURCHE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is becoming a major world source of exported crude oil. The New Orleans Advocate reports the port, or LOOP, has more than doubled the number of oil tankers loaded for crude export in the first six...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Beads, masks and feathers, oh my! Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
20:32, 06/28/2019

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew laid to rest in New Orleans Hundreds of family members, friends, fans and fellow musicians gathered in New Orleans Monday to bid farewell to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew....
06:32, 07/09/2019

Entire New Orleans’ Times-Picayune staff axed after sale to competitor The Newhouse family sold the 182-year-old daily The Times-Picayune and its Web site, nola, to a scrappy New Orleans competitor, and the entire staff is being laid off....
01:16, 05/04/2019

Six reasons Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans will be NBA's most exciting show Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball will attract plenty of NBA attention as the New Orleans Pelicans' rebuilding effort takes shape.       ...
10:16, 06/21/2019

New Orleans Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to LA Lakers in blockbuster deal Davis traded for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, picksSix-time All-Star will team with Lakers superstar LeBron JamesSeveral people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade disgruntled six-time All-Star Anth...
01:48, 06/16/2019

Remembering Dr. John: The legendary New Orleans musician's life in photos Dr. John, the legendary New Orleans musician who was born Mac Rebennack, died early June 6 of a heart attack. He was 77.        ...
22:48, 06/06/2019

Large waterspout forms as New Orleans is deluged by flood waters – video A large waterspout formed over Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans. The city has been hit by thunderstorms that meteorologists said were associated with a building Gulf storm. Many streets were flooded after parts of the city received more than 8in (...
02:00, 07/11/2019

The Yellow House is a moving memoir of New Orleans life beyond the French Quarter “Imagine that the streets are dead quiet,” The Yellow House asks in its opening pages. “[A]nd you lived on those dead quiet streets, and there is nothing left of anything you once owned.” With language full of yearning and heartbreak, Sarah M. Broom ...
18:32, 08/12/2019

Mardi Gras World: Experience Fat Tuesday whenever you feel like visiting New Orleans Can't make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras Don't want to deal with peak crowds? You can see fab floats and creative costumes throughout the year.       ...
20:32, 06/28/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win 2019 NBA Draft lottery, first chance at Zion Williamson The New Orleans Pelicans defied the odds and won the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery, and now have the first chance at selecting Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson....
20:48, 05/14/2019

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concerns are growing that the worst is yet to come....
15:16, 07/11/2019

Playlist: Anders Osborne's New Orleans Jazz Fest favorites Ahead of Jazz Fest -- and in celebration of his new album "Buddha and the Blues" -- Osborne shared a playlist of favorite artists from the Big Easy.        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Tropical Cyclone Idai affects 1.5 million across Mozambique and Malawi, as UN ramps up response A major aid operation is under way in Mozambique and Malawi to help victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has reached the densely-populated Mozambican port city of Beira, after registering maximum wind speeds of nearly 200 kilometres per hour, UN a...
10:00, 04/28/2019

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08:48, 06/01/2019

Tropical threat in Gulf of Mexico may bring more misery to flood-ravaged central US Just days into the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, a tropical threat may be brewing in the Gulf of Mexico that could eventually bring more rain to parts of the U.S. that are already seeing record flooding....
11:48, 06/03/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.        ...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico, may bring heavy rainfall, forecasters say Just over a month into the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, a tropical threat may be brewing along the Gulf Coast that could bring heavy rain across portions of the Southeast....
07:32, 07/08/2019

Scientist says tropical fish documented by divers signals warming Atlantic waters Boris Worm of Dalhousie University - who has also been a diver for decades - says the seahorses, spotfin butterfly fish and bluespotted cornetfish would once have been considered a rarity in Nova Scotia....
15:48, 08/02/2019

Oil and gas producers in the Gulf of Mexico restart after Barry US oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the US offshore drilling regulator said....
16:16, 07/15/2019

Lululemon x Barry's Collaboration Will Have You Running to the Gym in Style We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:32, 07/23/2019

Barry makes landfall after becoming hurricane: officials Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 120 kph or higher....
10:16, 07/13/2019

Fox New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker, 53, among 2 killed in plane crash, station says Longtime FOX 8 New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker was one of two people killed Friday when a small plane crashed near the city's Lakefront Airport, the station confirmed....
22:32, 08/16/2019

New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN report.       ...
12:00, 06/10/2019

New Orleans reporter Nancy Parker killed in plane crash while shooting story New Orleans reporter Nancy Parker was killed in a plane crash Friday after the aircraft she was shooting a story in went down in near an airport.       ...
09:32, 08/17/2019

New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson gets jail time for sexual battery New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after he pleaded no contest to sexual battery and unlawful contact charges....
08:00, 07/12/2019

2019 NBA Draft results: New Orleans Pelicans select Zion Williamson with top pick The New Orleans Pelicans selected Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson with the top overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn....
18:48, 06/20/2019

Zion Williamson receives inspiring message from New Orleans legend: 'Passing the torch to you' The New Orleans Pelicans selected Zion Williamson with the top pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday and he immediately brought joy and excitement to fans in the city....
08:16, 06/25/2019

New Orleans TV anchor Nancy Parker dies in plane crash while reporting a story (NBC NEWS) — An award-winning local TV news anchor in New Orleans died in a plane crash while working on a story about a stunt pilot. Nancy Parker, 53, was killed along with the pilot, Franklin J.P. Augustus, on Friday when the plane crashed in...
22:32, 08/17/2019

Protesters oppose new Louisiana abortion law Not long after hundreds of demonstrators protested abortion bans outside the Louisiana State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, the state’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy. (May 30)   ...
02:16, 05/31/2019

Why Louisiana is missing out on the Trump boom It’s morning in America again. After years of economic stagnation under former President Barack Obama, America is booming. Thanks to President Trump’s leadership, the American economy is growing above 3% annually, wages are rising across the board, a...
02:48, 06/06/2019

Louisiana braces for possible weekend hurricane A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for southeast Louisiana - the possibility that a high Mississippi River will approach the tops of levees and a danger of flash floods. (July 11)     ...
02:16, 07/11/2019

Two men killed while trying to ‘jump’ a drawbridge in Louisiana Two men were killed on Friday when they attempted to “jump” a drawbridge in Louisiana by speeding their car off the ramp, police said. Alejandro Cazares, 23, and Roberto Alejandro, 32, went “airborne” on the Black Bayou Bridge...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.   &#...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Britney Spears Is All Smiles in Bikini on Tropical Vacation: Inside Her Mother-Daughter Trip It's Britney beach! Britney Spears is looking happy and healthy as she enjoys some more R&R after months of personal turmoil. The 37-year-old pop star and her mom Lynne......
17:32, 06/22/2019

Rick Barry: US should help veterans before it worries about illegal immigrants Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry said Sunday the U.S. should be helping out those who served the country first before spending “billions of dollars on people who aren’t even supposed to be in this country.”...
11:00, 06/02/2019

Barry Coe, 'Peyton Place' and 'Bonanza' actor, dead at 84 Golden Globe-winning actor Barry Coe, who had roles in "Bonanza" and films like 1957's "Petyon Place" and "Jaws 2," died last month after a battle with with myelodysplastic syndrome, according to an obituary. He was 84....
20:16, 08/06/2019

Barry Manilow: glad to be gay, without trying to sell something | Rebecca Nicholson For some stars, their sexuality is now a commodity that can be tradedIt can feel like a glitch in the fabric of the universe to be reminded that Barry Manilow only publicly came out as gay in 2017.Manilow was 73 when he did the big reveal with People...
17:48, 05/18/2019

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
14:00, 07/15/2019

Barry Manilow Just Wanted to Write the Songs. He’s Still Singing Them. Performing, in this case on Broadway, is a big chunk of the 76-year-old musician’s life, but he finds it torture. (Not that anyone would be able to tell.)...
11:48, 08/05/2019

Subha Barry on Getting Women Interested in Stocks and Bonds Subha Barry, an ex-financial adviser at Merrill Lynch, says women often abdicate investment decisions to their spouse. But she contends “women are almost naturals at managing money” in the latest WSJ’s Secrets of Wealthy Women podcast....
16:00, 08/15/2019

Barry Sanders Was The Coolest Football Player Who Ever Lived What would it take for a present-day football player to equal or surpass the sheer coolness of Barry Sanders, who turns 51 years old today? I’m not sure it’s even possible. Individual humans simply are not permitted to impose themselves on the sport’...
13:16, 07/16/2019

Barry foregrounds Hollywood satire just as the dominoes collapse Barry generally tends to let its Hollywood satire exist in the margins. Its main comedic targets are actorly desperation and amateur theater, both of which ultimately privilege individual behavior over industry machinations. Yet, the specter of Holly...
04:00, 05/13/2019

Barry Manilow: I’ve never been a diva (unlike Faye Dunaway) Barry Manilow, back on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne for a few weeks, came onstage at Tuesday’s opening night and cracked: “You weren’t expecting Faye Dunaway, were you?” Big laughs from a crowd who knew the star had been fired days before from her B...
18:48, 08/01/2019

Islanders’ Robin Lehner, Barry Trotz win big at NHL Awards Before this past season, not a lot of people expected Robin Lehner to be in Las Vegas this week for the NHL Awards ceremony. But that’s where the Islanders goalie was, winning the Masterton Trophy for the “player who best exemplifies the qualities of...
00:32, 06/20/2019

Grambling State football player Darrell Clark shot, brother killed in New Orleans Grambling State football player Darrell Clark and his younger brother were shot in New Orleans. Clark was in “stable” condition following surgery.       ...
07:48, 06/20/2019

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers in blockbuster NBA deal; Lonzo Ball, others to New Orleans The New Orleans Pelicans are trading Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for three players and three picks.       ...
18:16, 06/15/2019

Spirits were high for the Overlook Film Festival's druggy, devil-worshipping return to New Orleans Horror, once the leather-jacket-clad adolescent sulking in the corner of the film world, has grown up. The Oscars have been collected, the box-office receipts have been counted, and mainstream legitimacy has been established. What now? For every ho...
13:00, 06/07/2019

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has 'a thought': Put Zion Williamson in black and gold New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton may have had the best reaction to the New Orleans Pelicans getting the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused the flooding....
16:16, 07/10/2019

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more than capable of creating highlight reel material....
07:00, 07/10/2019

Zion Williamson pick sends New Orleans Pelicans fans into frenzy on Fulton Street New Orleans Pelicans fans on Thursday packed Fulton Street ahead of the NBA Draft as they patiently waited to see who their team was going to choose with the No. 1 overall pick....
10:32, 06/21/2019

Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints agree to history-making contract extension: reports New Orleans Saints star Michael Thomas reportedly became the highest-paid wide receiver in NFL history agreeing to a contract extension with the team Wednesday....
10:48, 07/31/2019

Dave Bartholomew, New Orleans music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, dies at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music who co-wrote and produced such classics as “Ain’t That a Shame” and ″I’m Walkin," has died at 100.        ...
12:00, 06/23/2019

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the New Orleans new terminal opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovations....
08:00, 05/17/2019

New Orleans Pelicans set to win race for Zion Williamson after securing No1 pick at the 2019 NBA draft lottery The New Orleans Pelicans are in pole position to draft college superstar Zion Williamson after defying their low odds to win the NBA draft lottery for the second time in franchise history....
02:48, 05/15/2019

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
13:48, 07/12/2019

Louisiana cop fired for Facebook post saying AOC ‘needs a round’ The Louisiana police officer who wrote on Facebook that New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round” has been fired, officials said Monday. Gretna Police Chief Arthur Lawson told reporters that Charles Rispoli, a 14-year veteran...
04:32, 07/23/2019

Severe weather strikes Louisiana and Oklahoma Louisiana's governor toured a community where a possible weekend tornado damaged or destroyed at least 50 homes and businesses. People in areas of eastern Oklahoma are also dealing with severe weather damage. (May 20)     &#...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Trump looks to highlight energy exports in Louisiana WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will highlight his administration’s efforts to ramp up liquefied natural gas exports as he visits a new plant Tuesday in southwest Louisiana. Trump will tour a $10 billion export terminal that will lique...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Recently honored teacher gunned down in Louisiana FERRIDAY, La. — A Mississippi school teacher who had recently been honored by his school district was found fatally shot Monday across the state line in Louisiana. Two people have been arrested in connection with his death. Concordia Parish, Louisian...
03:48, 06/25/2019

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
17:32, 05/29/2019

7 wounded as gunfire sprays Louisiana nightclub BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police continue to investigate a shooting incident at a Baton Rouge nightclub that left seven people injured. Local news outlets report gunfire strafed the inside and parking lot of the Stadium Ultralounge & Bar early Saturday...
13:48, 06/30/2019

Louisiana is latest to pass six-week abortion ban In a 79-23 vote, Louisiana house passed bill that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnantLouisiana lawmakers on Wednesday passed a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even kno...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Two dead after attempting to jump car over drawbridge in Louisiana LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Texas driver and his passenger are dead after they tried to jump the ramps on a closed drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday at the Black Bayou Bridge about six miles (9.65 kilometer...
12:48, 05/24/2019

The acquisition of Greenland would trump the Louisiana Purchase Greenland is almost a quarter of the size of the entire United States. Assuming the administration could somehow create a legal framework to buy a self-governing country that’s not for sale, it would immediately become the second-largest country....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Deputies: Alligator bit off piece of patrol car in Louisiana MOORINGSPORT, La. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in Louisiana say an alligator took a bite out of one of their patrol cars. WBRZ-TV reports deputies were called Monday to Louisiana Highway 1 in Caddo Parish after someone spotted the gator in the mid...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Louisiana Moves to Ban Abortions After a Heartbeat Is Detected The state’s Democratic governor said he planned to sign the so-called fetal heartbeat bill. Similar bans across the country have already been challenged — and blocked — in court....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Louisiana duo found passed out in hot car with infant and meth In addition to an eight-month-old infant in the car, deputies observed a plastic bag of suspected meth and a prescription medication.        ...
16:00, 08/12/2019

The Latest: Tuesday likely reopening for Louisiana spillway NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on high Mississippi River (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The Army Corps of Engineers says it wants to open a historic Mississippi River flood control channel above New Orleans on Tuesday for an unprecedented second time in...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Barcelona beat PSG to sign 16-year-old English striker Barry "Barcelona have beaten Paris St Germain to the signing of one of England\u0027s brightest talents in 16-year-old striker Louie Barry from Championship side West Bromwich Albion."...
08:00, 07/11/2019

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence. News outlets report the band at East Duplin High School couldn’t afford new instruments a...
08:32, 06/21/2019

The NHL can thank women’s hockey for molding its top prospect into Barry Sanders on skates The presumptive No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has a first-round pick as his older brother, a potential NHLer as his little brother and a title-winning coach as his father. But his mom’s influence is central to his tale....
11:32, 06/19/2019

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the northeastern United States....
14:48, 07/16/2019

Barry Manilow’s Broadway show is struggling to fill seats Barry Manilow may be getting old — but his fans are getting even older. That’s the whisper on Broadway this week, as the 76-year-old “Copacabana” crooner is set to face an ocean of empty seats at a 17-show stint that’s slated to open Friday, sources ...
19:32, 07/23/2019

Barry Trotz won’t rule out goalie change for desperate Islanders RALEIGH, N.C. — Maybe it was a bit of gamesmanship, as it was during the regular season, but Islanders coach Barry Trotz was not ruling out anything in terms of his lineup for a must-win Game 4 against the Hurricanes here on Friday night — and that i...
01:32, 05/03/2019

How Barry Sanders could have changed Lions and NFL history by playing five more seasons Lions legend Barry Sanders retired at age 30. Here's how Detroit and NFL history might have changed had the Hall of Famer played until he was 35.       ...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Women’s groups want admitted harasser Barry Grodenchik to resign Women’s groups and their supporters are calling for Queens legislator Barry Grodenchik’s head, saying the City Council didn’t go far enough in punishing their fellow member for giving a staffer so many hugs and kisses that she skipp...
10:16, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Barry Sanders' retirement was bombshell we should have seen coming As the 20th anniversary of Barry Sanders' retirement approaches, Mitch Albom looks at how it changed everything and nothing for the Detroit Lions.       ...
10:48, 07/21/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
19:00, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
14:16, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
15:16, 07/15/2019

Barry, not Game Of Thrones or Endgame, gave us last weekend’s best fight Last weekend got pretty violent. In movie theaters, an absurd number of superheroes faced off against their ultimate foe in a battle to end all battles while, on the Home Box Office, a band of unlikely compatriots defended their homeland against an a...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Barry Jenkins to direct film about choreographer Alvin Ailey NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Jenkins will direct a film based on the life of choreographer Alvin Ailey. A spokesperson for Fox Searchlight on Monday confirmed that the studio is developing the project, with the “Moonlight” filmmaker directing. J...
13:32, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% of production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
22:48, 07/15/2019

Man arrested in 1985 killing of Hollywood TV director Barry Crane LOS ANGELES — A man charged with bludgeoning and strangling to death a Hollywood television director more than three decades ago was arrested Thursday in North Carolina after police said DNA and a confession linked him to the crime. Edwin Hiatt was a...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Cross Section: Barry Smith - Science Weekly podcast Coffee is a drink adored the world over. But have you ever wondered why a fresh brew smells better than it tastes? Prof Barry Smith has spent his career pondering how the senses work together to produce flavour perception and so Graihagh Jackson invi...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Suspect In Killing Of Director Barry Crane, Arrested After 34 Years A North Carolina man has been charged in the long-unsolved murder of a top Hollywood television director and world-class bridge player who was found slain at his Los Angeles home in 1985, prosecutors......
02:16, 05/11/2019

Ottawa Liberal MPP Marie-France Lalonde to seek federal seat in Orléans after Leslie retires Lalonde announced her intention to run federally Monday, saying she's giving up thoughts of seeking the leadership of the Ontario Liberals because she wants to focus on her east-Ottawa community....
18:16, 05/13/2019

Louisiana reaches deal for new hepatitis C treatment plan BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — For years, Louisiana offered hepatitis C treatment to only the most severe cases in its Medicaid program and prisons, unable to afford broader access to high-priced medications. That will change in July, when the state rolls o...
15:00, 06/26/2019

8-foot-long alligator chomps off piece of cop car in Louisiana MOORINGSPORT, La. — Sheriff’s deputies in Louisiana say an alligator took a bite out of one of their patrol cars. WBRZ-TV reports deputies were called Monday to Louisiana Highway 1 in Caddo Parish after someone spotted the gator in the middle of the ...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Louisiana city re-evaluates ‘saggy pants’ law after man’s death Officials in a Louisiana city are re-evaluating a 12-year-old ordinance banning “saggy pants” after a man wearing a pair died in a confrontation with police. Anthony Childs, 31, whom a cop tried to stop on Feb. 5 for wearing the droopy pants, died ap...
11:00, 05/29/2019

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years ...
11:16, 05/23/2019

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
13:16, 05/22/2019

Louisiana: Anti-abortion constitutional language nears OK BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have taken another step in efforts to chip away at abortion rights, nearing final passage of a bill that would ask voters to rewrite the state constitution to ensure it offers no protections for the procedu...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Louisiana Latest US State To Ban Abortions, As Early As 6 Weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman......
00:48, 05/30/2019

Chaos at Louisiana Walmart after 2 men argue, pull guns BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two men arguing at a Walmart customer service counter pulled guns on each other, setting off a stampede of panicked customers, some of whom thought there had been a shooting. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux says ...
03:16, 08/07/2019

Sentencing for 2 Louisiana prison guards in abuse case Separate sentencings are scheduled Wednesday for two former Louisiana prison guards who pleaded guilty to plotting to hide the fact that they sprayed chemical into the faces of kneeling, handcuffed inmates....
12:00, 05/14/2019

124 Wheels Stolen Off Cars at Louisiana Dealership in One Night The manager at Matt Bowers Chevrolet in Slidell, Louisiana showed up to work this weekend to discover a full lot of cars raised on wooden blocks with their wheels missing, CNN reports. The thieves were kind enough to leave behind the lug nuts....
08:16, 05/02/2019

Louisiana Man Killed 3 ‘Random Victims’ in Two Days, Authorities Say The man, Sean Barrette, 22, faces murder charges after three men were shot and killed in vehicles in Metairie, outside of New Orleans. He’s also a suspect in a killing in the city....
20:48, 06/19/2019

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pr...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Tellurian to decide on Louisiana Driftwood LNG project in 2019 Tellurian Inc confirmed on Wednesday it still plans to make a final investment decision to build its proposed $30 billion Driftwood liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Louisiana in 2019:...
07:16, 05/08/2019

Pence visits black churches burned in Louisiana Vice President Mike Pence visited St. Landry Parish in Louisiana, where three Baptist churches with predominately black congregations were set ablaze by an arsonist. (May 3)        ...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Lil’ Buck Sinegal, Noted Louisiana Guitarist, Dies at 75 He worked with Allen Toussaint, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clifton Chenier and more. He has been called “the best guitar slinger South Louisiana has to offer.”...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Cyberattacks force Louisiana to declare state of emergency Ransomware and cyberattacks continue to multiply and hit local governments in a scary, escalating pattern such that, now for the second time since 2018, a governor has formally declared a state of emergency because of it. Back in February 2018, it wa...
00:00, 07/27/2019

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signs 'heartbeat' abortion law Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed one of the nation's most restrictive abortion bills into law, essentially banning the procedure after the sixth week of pregnancy....
20:32, 05/30/2019

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
20:48, 05/30/2019

Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards signs abortion ban into law BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from mem...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Cancer and chemicals in Reserve, Louisiana: the science explained In the area closest to the local chemicals factory, residents face a cancer risk of 50 times the national average. So what’s in the air?St John the Baptist parish sits about 20 miles from New Orleans in southern Louisiana. Home to about 45,000 people...
03:48, 05/06/2019

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger ...
15:48, 05/30/2019

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Katrina, dies at 76 Blanco was the first elected female governor in Louisiana's history. She died Sunday after a long battle with cancer.        ...
02:48, 08/19/2019

Sheriff: 2 dead in small plane crash in Louisiana OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed the deaths of two people in a small plane crash on a river levee in Louisiana. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz tells news outlets the single-engine plane crashed Wednesday beside the Atchafalay...
19:48, 06/12/2019

Man accused of killing in Mexico arrested at Louisiana track VINTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say off-duty troopers working at a horse racing track have arrested a man accused of homicide years ago in Mexico. Trooper Derek Senegal said in a news release Friday that 27-year-old Jose Alfredo Rivera Hern...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Hundreds protest Louisiana’s passage of ‘heartbeat’ bill BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators filed into the Louisiana State Capitol a day after lawmakers passed a strict new abortion ban that Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards is expected to sign. Many on Thursday wore bright pink T-shirts read...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Poetry In Motion: Barry Jenkins to Direct Alvin Ailey Biopic Barry Jenkins has a new project in the works and I’m about to 8-count my coins and hand over my wallet so he can hurry up and take my money....
10:16, 06/04/2019

Umpire Scott Barry leaves Marlins-Brewers game with injury MILWAUKEE (AP) — Second base umpire Scott Barry has left the Marlins-Brewers game with an apparent leg injury. Barry was helped off by a member of Milwaukee’s training staff before the start of the second inning. It was unclear what exactly hap...
17:32, 06/04/2019

In Hurricane Barry's wake, here are the worst floods in American history 24/7 Wall St. used data compiled by government agencies, including the National Weather Service, and consulted sources to develop this list.        ...
11:16, 07/17/2019

Bud Selig says Hank Aaron, not Barry Bonds, is true home run king Bud Selig was MLB commissioner during the Steroid Era, but says he prefers guys who didn’t cheat. Selig joined “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday to promote his new book, “For the Good of the Game.” Selig was asked whom he considers the tr...
13:32, 07/17/2019

Watch: Angels' Albert Pujols passes Barry Bonds for third on RBI list Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols passed former MLB slugger Barry Bonds for third place on the all-time RBI list against the Kansas City Royals....
15:48, 04/28/2019

North Carolina man arrested in 1985 slaying of TV director Barry Crane Los Angeles police on Friday charged a North Carolina man with murder nearly 35 years after the slaying of prominent television director Barry Crane, law enforcement officials said....
10:16, 05/11/2019

North Carolina man arrested for 1985 slaying of TV director Barry Crane Los Angeles police on Friday charged a North Carolina man with murder nearly 35 years after the slaying of prominent television director Barry Crane, law enforcement officials said....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Barcelona sign England Under-16 striker Louie Barry from West Brom • Barry will be part of Barcelona’s Under-19 squad• West Brom receive £235,000 in compensationBarcelona have beaten Paris St-Germain to the signing from West Bromwich Albion of one of England’s brightest talents in the 16-year-old striker Louie Barry...
12:16, 07/11/2019

Genesis Energy expects negative impact to Q3 earnings after Hurricane Barry - CEO Genesis Energy LP expects a negative impact to its third-quarter earnings following a longer-than-expected delay in restarting U.S. Gulf of Mexico production after Hurricane Barry swept through the region, CEO Grant Sims told investors on Tuesday....
08:16, 08/06/2019

Bill Hader and Seth Meyers talk the Barry finale and getting loopy at 4 a.m. on SNL Bill Hader’s been making the talk show rounds in preparation for the Sunday season finale of his Emmy-winning black comedy Barry. With his signature blend of unassuming midwestern amiability, roster of at-the-ready impressions, and general storytelli...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Baku boycott would solve Arsenal dilemma rather than leave a man behind | Barry Glendenning If Arsenal refused to contest Europa League showpiece they would generate headlines that may force Uefa into climbdownLeave no man behind. A code embraced by the US military, it refers to army policy of doing everything and anything possible to avoid...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Bud Selig laments Barry Bonds' home run record chase in new book Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig recalls the “misery” he experienced watching former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds break the all-time home run record in 2007....
07:00, 07/10/2019

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche, a third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, La., is lending a hand to a southern Louisiana military museum in restoring the history of American soldiers who served in World War I and World War II....
14:48, 06/28/2019

More Than 100 Immigrants Were Reportedly Pepper Sprayed at ICE Detention Facility in Louisiana More than 100 people were pepper sprayed at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in central Louisiana on Saturday after demonstrating in the center’s yard, BuzzFeed News reported on Tuesday....
06:16, 08/07/2019

Louisiana asks public help with invasive Asian swamp eels BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An invasive species of swamp eel has been found in New Orleans, and a state biologist says it’s the first time this species has been found in the United States. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologist Ro...
09:16, 06/29/2019

Houston braces for more flooding; Louisiana declares state of emergency After a one day break from heavy rain, water-logged Houston braced for another round from a lingering storm system that has prompted the governor of Louisiana to declare a state of emergency.        ...
07:00, 05/11/2019

A Cop in Louisiana Wrote a Facebook Post Suggesting AOC Deserves to Be Shot Adding fuel to a banner week for threats made against women of color in Congress, a cop in Louisiana allegedly made a Facebook post last week suggesting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez deserves to be shot....
20:00, 07/21/2019

Louisiana DA seeks August execution date for child murderer LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Louisiana prosecutor is seeking an August execution date for a convicted child rapist and murderer in what would be the state’s first execution in almost 10 years. The American Press reports that the C...
09:16, 06/14/2019

After shooting of black man, Louisiana city votes to end sagging pants law A law that allowed the police department to disproportionately target black men was abolished Tuesday months after an officer shot a black man.        ...
09:48, 06/12/2019

US briefing: Iran, Mueller's testimony and Louisiana's 'cancer town' Monday’s top story: US deploys aircraft carrier and bombers to Middle East amid ‘escalatory indications’ from Tehran. Plus, do the European elections matter?Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with toda...
04:16, 05/06/2019

Police make arrest in killing of Louisiana postal worker SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northern Louisiana said a man has been arrested for shooting and killing a postal worker. Shreveport police said Saturday that 32-year-old Michael Gentry is being held in the city jail on one count of second degree mu...
11:32, 06/23/2019

VP Pence visit Louisiana black church torched by arsonist Speaking in front of the remains of an African American church in Louisiana torched by an arsonist, Vice President Mike Pence says attacks on communities of faith have become "all too frequent."...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Police identify US postal worker shot to death in Louisiana SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A coroner’s office has identified the U.S. postal worker shot to death in Louisiana on Saturday morning. A release from the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office says 52-year-old Antonio Williams was shot while making deliv...
00:16, 06/23/2019

Former tenant charged in killing of Louisiana civil rights activist A former tenant of Baton Rouge civil rights activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph has been arrested and charged with her murder, police in Louisiana said on Tuesday....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Louisiana Governor breaks with Dems, indicates he'll sign 'heartbeat' legislation Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards reportedly signaled he would sign his state's "heartbeat" legislation -- effectively banning abortions after just weeks of pregnancy -- as his party faced questions over whether it should be more inclusive of pro-l...
19:32, 05/17/2019

Louisiana landowners sue Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and damage Latest legal skirmish in a long battle between activists and the company building the pipeline, which is also behind Keystone XL Landowners in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin have filed suit against the company building the controversial Bayou Bridge p...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Louisiana teen accepted into 139 colleges, awarded $8.7 million in scholarships Normandie Cormier, 18, had to narrow down her options after receiving more than 100 acceptance letters and millions in scholarships.        ...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Thousands of acres expected to flood as spillway opens in Louisiana The Army Corps of Engineers is meeting with communities facing flooding as it opens the Morganza Spillway on Sunday in Louisiana        ...
15:48, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of 'historic magnitude' Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as 6 weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman realizes she is pregnant....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
00:32, 05/30/2019

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathaleen Pittman still remembers the first time she had to turn away a patient because of new intrusive an...
18:48, 05/29/2019

New Louisiana Law Allows Expert Testimony on the Flaws of Eyewitness Accounts of Crimes In 1971, when Wilbert Jones was just 19 years old, he was arrested and charged with kidnapping a nurse at gunpoint from the parking lot of a hospital in Baton Rouge, La., and raping her behind a building....
18:32, 06/06/2019

Louisiana officer mauled by gator, jaws had to be pried open An alligator about five feet long clamped down on a Louisiana deputy's arm Monday, forcing other officers to pry the beast’s jaw open to free the deputy, reports said....
03:48, 06/18/2019

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dead at 76 Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, who led her state during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. She was 76. ...
01:48, 08/19/2019

Trump uses energy speech in Louisiana to criticize Democratic candidates U.S. President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
20:32, 05/14/2019

Louisiana woman posts about her own wanted photo: 'That picture ugly' A Louisiana woman wanted for second-degree murder was apparently not happy with the photo officials decided to use on social media to help bring her into custody – and she decided to vent to the very officers looking for her....
21:48, 07/11/2019

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding While officials worked to restore power and remove fallen trees in Assumption Parish on Sunday, one hazard was notably absent in its towns as a major storm pushed north: flooding....
11:32, 07/16/2019

Postal worker gunned down while delivering mail in Louisiana, police say A mailman died Saturday after he was shot multiple times while on his mail route, the Shreveport Police Department confirmed.        ...
16:32, 06/22/2019

Louisiana university gun scare linked to apparent mistaken identity A gun scare that jolted Louisiana State University's Baton Rouge campus on Tuesday apparently stemmed from an off-duty policeman in plain clothes seen walking around with a pistol on his belt being mistaken for an armed intruder, a school spokesman s...
04:32, 08/21/2019

Heavy storms and flooding leaves 1 person dead in Louisiana Heavy storms, packing strong winds and large amounts of rainfall, slammed into Louisiana and Oklahoma on Thursday, killing one person and injuring several others, authorities said. A pick-up truck in Baton Rouge stalled in flood waters Thursday morni...
16:16, 06/06/2019