- Residents across Gulf remember Katrina's might, recovery Updated: Aug-29-15 3:01 am
NEW ORLEANS - With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells and the uplifting sounds of brass bands and music, residents across Mississippi and Louisiana Saturday will pay homage to those who died in Hurricane Katrina, thank those who came to rebuild and celebrate how far the region has come from that devastating day when the hurricane struck.
- Saints testing potential of ex-basketball player Manhertz Updated: Aug-28-15 7:05 pm
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton couldn't resist trying out another former college basketball player at tight end.
- George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina Updated: Aug-28-15 6:18 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region where Hurricane Katrina sank his popularity 10 years ago.
- Katrina-scattered families rebuild separately and together Updated: Aug-28-15 2:50 pm
HOUSTON - Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington's modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids' shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her grandchildren. Her home is a refuge, a haven.
- The Latest: Former President Bush arrives in Mississippi Updated: Aug-28-15 2:14 pm
GULFPORT, Mississippi - The latest on former President George W. Bush's trip to New Orleans and Gulfport, Mississippi, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):
- Bridgewater celebrates New Orleans on Katrina anniversary Updated: Aug-28-15 11:31 am
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- Beyond gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrina Updated: Aug-28-15 9:11 am
NEW ORLEANS - Talk to folks on the street about the "holy trinity" and you're as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That's New Orleans, a city where eating has long been a serious business.
- Associated Press photographers reflect on Katrina coverage Updated: Aug-28-15 6:05 am
NEW ORLEANS - With Hurricane Katrina headed for the Gulf Coast in late August 2005, The Associated Press deployed dozens of staffers to support its New Orleans and Mississippi bureaus.
- Romanian man pleads guilty to bank fraud by ATM 'skimming' Updated: Aug-28-15 4:17 am
NEW ORLEANS - Federal prosecutors in New Orleans say a 37-year-old Romanian man has pleaded guilty to bank fraud through ATM "skimming" devices.
- Judge: Government should pay $3 billion to repair wetlands Updated: Aug-27-15 9:46 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A judge ruled Thursday that the federal government should foot the bill - tagged at about $3 billion - for fixing damage done to wetlands just outside New Orleans by a shipping channel the Army Corps of Engineers dug in the 1960s.
- Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America Updated: Aug-27-15 9:01 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
- Longtime Saints recall the team's role in Katrina recovery Updated: Aug-27-15 6:03 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Coming off a career-threatening injury, Drew Brees had little choice but to sign with a downtrodden franchise in a disaster zone. Sean Payton became coach of the Saints only after being passed over for the job he really wanted in Green Bay.
- Saints seeking to ramp up pass rush as regular season nears Updated: Aug-27-15 5:14 pm
METAIRIE, Louisiana - Sack-less through two preseason games, the New Orleans Saints have ratcheted up concerns about their lack of a pass rush this week.
- Environment groups: Settlement not final in oil leak lawsuit Updated: Aug-27-15 4:13 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The latest about a potential settlement of a lawsuit by environmental groups against a New Orleans company that failed to end a decade-old leak in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local)
- Settlement reached in lawsuit over decade-old Gulf oil leak Updated: Aug-27-15 12:36 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Environmental groups and a New Orleans company that failed to end a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico have reached a settlement agreement in a lawsuit over the slow-motion spill.
- Police: Woman killed her cousin on New Orleans porch Updated: Aug-27-15 9:08 am
NEW ORLEANS - Authorities say a 37-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of her cousin in New Orleans.
- Jindal to Obama: No climate change talk for Katrina visit Updated: Aug-26-15 6:20 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal is urging President Barack Obama to skip talking about climate change when he visits New Orleans on Thursday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
- Entergy units in La. to be merged, after PSC approval Updated: Aug-26-15 4:55 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana utility regulators agreed Wednesday to merge two subsidiaries of New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. into one company that provides electricity to more than 1 million customers around the state.
- Louisiana editorial roundup Updated: Aug-26-15 3:38 pm
Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers:
- Correction: Katrina-The Water City story Updated: Aug-26-15 11:07 am
NEW ORLEANS - In a story Aug. 25 about a new urban water plan for the city of New Orleans, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a chief architect of the plan. He is David Waggonner, not Waggoner.
- Nov. 12 sentencing date in post-Katrina burned body case Updated: Aug-26-15 9:04 am
NEW ORLEANS - A former New Orleans police officer convicted for burning the body of a man shot to death by another officer after Hurricane Katrina will learn in November whether he will get a reduction in his 17-year sentence.
- Police: 2 dead, 6 wounded in 4 separate shootings in city Updated: Aug-26-15 5:20 am
NEW ORLEANS - Authorities say two people are dead and six are wounded following four separate shootings that occurred in New Orleans within one evening.
- On Mississippi's shore, what Katrina erased not yet replaced Updated: Aug-26-15 5:16 am
LONG BEACH, Mississippi - Between Mississippi's seashore and the railroad tracks a little ways inland, where Hurricane Katrina all but erased a neighborhood 10 years ago, Efrem Garza and a handful of other homeowners are still resettling a frontier.
- Entergy picks contractor for New Orleans solar project Updated: Aug-25-15 4:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Entergy New Orleans has chosen Blattner Energy Inc. to build its first solar power project in the city.
- Travel: Near New Orleans, New England fall, Midwest colleges Updated: Aug-25-15 4:24 pm
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