Sep 01, 2021 02:50 PM IST
Ida ravaged the region’s power grid, leaving the entire city of New Orleans and hundreds of thousands of other Louisiana residents in the dark with no clear timeline on when power would return.
- Aug 30, 2021 11:23 AM IST
Hurricane Ida slammed into the Louisiana coast as a Category 4 storm and was downgraded to a Category 3 by evening -- the same strength Katrina was when it came ashore in 2005.
- Aug 30, 2021 07:25 AM IST
Oil prices rose, meanwhile, after energy firms suspended production as Hurricane Ida slammed into the U.S.’ southern coast.
- Aug 27, 2021 05:45 PM IST
Early in the pandemic, nursing staff at Willis-Knighton hospital would hang a paper angel on the wall every time they lost a patient to the virus. But as the months progressed and the death toll rose from one surge after another, the visual became a brutal sight for providers to look at hour after hour.
- Feb 19, 2021 10:41 PM IST
Shipment delays have been reported in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Utah and Washington, among other states, forcing vaccine sites to temporarily shutter and coveted appointments to be rescheduled.
- Feb 19, 2021 04:45 PM IST
Texas has been reeling under deep freeze conditions that has led to shortages of basic necessities such as drinking water and caused massive power outages. Though power has now been restored in more homes and businesses, many people still lack safe drinking water.
- Feb 12, 2021 10:35 PM IST
More than a month after her mishap, Brown has had the glue removed from her hair, thanks to a Los Angeles plastic surgeon who spent hours Wednesday using a homemade solvent to get the job done.
- Sep 30, 2020 12:45 PM IST
The money is from BP’s $8.8 billion settlement for natural resources damage caused by the blowout that killed 11 men and spewed more than 100 million gallons (380 million liters) of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, leaving long-lasting effects.
- Aug 29, 2020 10:38 PM IST
Across southwestern Louisiana, people were cleaning up from the hurricane that roared ashore early Thursday, packing 150 mph (240 kph) winds.
- Aug 27, 2020 04:20 PM IST
Hours after landfall, Laura was still a Category 3 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph (195 kph).
- Aug 23, 2020 08:12 PM IST
Tropical Storm Marco, which is forecast to hit the Louisiana coast with hurricane-force winds on Monday, will be followed by Storm Laura, now over the Dominican Republic and expected to travel across Hispaniola and Cuba and strengthen to a hurricane before striking Louisiana on Thursday.
- Apr 27, 2020 06:43 AM IST
Police said the officers were responding to a call about reports of gunfire when they were shot. At a news conference Sunday evening, the police chief said the slain officer was a 21-year law enforcement veteran and that the wounded colleague had seven years of police work, according to WBRZ-TV. The chief did not identify the officers.
- Oct 16, 2017 09:03 AM IST
Kenner Police Department spokesman Sergeant Brian McGregor told the Times-Picayune newspaper that there were "a lot of injuries," with at least six confirmed and more expected.
- Jul 08, 2016 10:28 AM IST
Police later said in a statement that a suspect who was in a shootout with Dallas SWAT officers was is in custody and a person of interest had surrendered. They said a suspicious package was being secured by a bomb squad.
- Jul 17, 2015 01:56 PM IST
GAIL, in two deals, has contracted 5.3 million tonnes a year of super-cooled gas (LNG) from the US starting 2018.
- Jul 10, 2015 02:21 PM IST
"Jindal may not be near the top of the polls for the Republican presidential nomination race or even drawing the biggest crowds, but he may be the smartest candidate in the race," the daily reported as it listed out six facts about his Christian faith.
- Jun 25, 2015 09:43 AM IST
Jindal, the first Indian-American to make a major presidential bid, is the 13th Republican aspirant to target the White House in this election cycle. "My name is Bobby Jindal.
- Feb 18, 2013 07:52 PM IST
Bobby Jindal, Indian-American Louisiana Governor and a rising star in the Republican party, is laying the groundwork for a likely presidential run in 2016 and taking up higher-profile initiatives with the national audience in mind, a media report said on Monday.
- Apr 05, 2011 08:05 AM IST
Sixteen days before the first anniversary of the worst oil spill in US history, BP's efforts to resume drilling in the Gulf of Mexico have provoked a predictably fierce response from Washington.