Body found in Gulf identified as missing worker from Black Elk Energy platform

The U.S. Coast Guard confirms that the missing worker from the Black Elk Energy platform explosion was found in the Gulf of Mexico

Family Mourning over Loss of Daughter

  The Sonnier family says they can't imagine life without Rachael, who was killed in a crash.  Lafayette Police suspect the driver of the other car was drunk.

November 29: Last chance to register for FEMA assistance

Louisiana residents only have one more day to register for FEMA assistance for those impacted by Hurricane Isaac.

Obama, Boehner comments contribute to market gains

U.S. stocks ended on a high note Wednesday as investors welcomed comments from President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner on the fiscal cliff negotiations.

Woman dies after hitting telephone pole, flipping vehicle

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, a single vehicle crash killed a woman from Marksville, LA.

Homemade prison 'hooch' suspected in Arizona illnesses

Contraband alcohol is believed to have sickened at least seven Arizona inmates, who are receiving antitoxins for suspected botulism poisoning, officials said Tuesday.

Vehicular Homicide: DWI driver arrested for fatal crash on I-10

A 21-year-old man was arrested yesterday for allegedly causing a crash that resulted in the death of a woman.

2nd suit claims Elmo puppeteer had sexual contact with minor

A second lawsuit has been filed accusing Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who provided the voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," of engaging in a sexual relationship with a minor.

BP blocked from new government contracts over Gulf spill

The U.S. government will block oil giant BP from new government contracts over its "lack of business integrity" stemming from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday.

Sandy-weary Long Islanders can wait to pay power bills, utility says

The Long Island Power Authority said Tuesday its customers -- many of them in areas hard-hit by Superstorm Sandy -- can wait for the next meter-reading cycle to pay their power bills.