Chaos On LSU's Campus Yesterday

In protest to Isaac Eslava's harsh punishment, Grad student, Benjamin Haas, thought about burning an American flag on the parade grounds.

Flood Plans to Stop Flooding Will Create Flooding

If the state gets the final okay to open up the Morganza Spillway, the Mississippi River will be diverted into the Atchafalaya. That means the potential for water to rush into places that are dry right now.

Communities Are Concerned About Flooding

Farmers are not the only people worried. There are entire communities concerned.

More Bad Luck For Louisiana Oystermen

Still trying to recover from the BP Oil Spill, the oyster business continues to struggle. The Mississippi River brings fresh water overflow into the estuaries where the oyster beds are located.

Important Messages Will Be Sent to Cell Phones

A warning about national security or severe weather is just a text message away. A National Emergency Notification System was unveiled yesterday.

Decision Made to Open Morganza Spillway

UPDATED -- The Morganza Spillway will open as soon as Saturday. The decision was made hours after the Army Corps of Engineers partially opened the Bonnet Carre Spillway just north of New Orleans.

Fishermen Have Rising Concerns

Since the Bonnet Caree Spillway has been opened a massive amount of water will get pushed into the Pontchartrain basin. There are concerns the rush of fresh water could do a number on the environment and fisheries there.

Some Residents Prepare For the Worst

People are moving to higher ground and doing it all with one attitude. "Prepare for the worst and hope for the best."

Fuel Tank Problems With Older Ford F-150 Models

The Feds are expanding an investigation into a fuel tank problem that could affect millions of older ford F-150 pickup trucks. About 3 million Ford F-150 model years 1997 through 2001 are being investigated.

Gas Prices May Actually Decrease Soon

Drivers may soon get some relief at the pump. Analysts said gas prices may have peaked after spiking $0.91 a gallon since January. Currently the national average is $3.98 a gallon.