| Sep 11, 2012
The process to apply for emergency food stamps after Hurricane Isaac just got a little easier.
Because demand for disaster relief after Hurricane Isaac has been so high, the state of Louisiana has expanded its emergency food stamp program.
"Oh I think...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:46 PM
He wasn't shy about criticizing Entergy's response after Hurricane Isaac and now, Jefferson Parish President John Young is taking his outrage a step further. He's pushing to allow communities to essentially "fire" utility companies like Entergy. ...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Republican touts his state's strong recovery from Hurricane Katrina and job growth despite the ongoing recession....
| Oct 20, 2010
Global warming, fiercer and more frequent hurricanes and environmental degradation could result in $350 billion in losses over the next 20 years for the Gulf Coast.
That's the risk assessment of an analysis commissioned by
| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:06 AM
A transformer exploded at the Indian Point nuclear power plant Sunday night, leading to an automatic emergency shutdown of one of its reactors, authorities said. No one was injured and no radioactive materials leaked.
The explosion happened after 6:30 p....
| Dec 1, 2010
New Orleans families may have to tighten their purse strings to afford tax hikes in 2011. According to Mayor Mitch Landrieu's budget proposal, taxpayers will have to foot the bill to help balance the city's budget.
Mayor Landrieu's current plan...
| Dec 13, 2010
| 7:44 AM
A federal regulatory judge has found
Entergy Corp. overcharged customers in four states by the way it sold electricity.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood on Monday announced last week's ruling by an administrative law judge for the Federal Energy...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:05 PM
New Orleans Police are looking for a man suspected of dressing like an Entergy worker to get into residents' homes and rob them.
91-year-old woman says she opened her the front door of her home on 1000 block of Vallette Street Tuesday to a man who...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:23 AM
Major street flooding on the West Bank created a big hassle for drivers as they made their way to work Monday morning. Flash floodwaters even made their way into homes in a few Terrytown neighborhoods.
The West Bank in Jefferson Parish took a beating...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 6:52 AM
The magnitude 9.0 earthquake of the coast of Japan and the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant, have officials at America's 104 nuclear power plants taking a second at safety.
The Indian Point power plant sits 25 miles north...
| Mar 30, 2011
A big clean up is underway on the West Bank. Last night's severe storm caused some major damage along Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey.
Strong winds ripped a brick wall right off the side of an auto detail shop. There was also flooding and downed powerlines....
| Sep 13, 2010
Because of the Formula Rate Plan established by New Orleans City Council in 2009 and the city's revival, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. is lowering customer rates for the third time in three years - this time by a minimum of $14.2 million. Based on the Sept....