| Dec 23, 2010
Many New Orleans homes and businesses across New Orleans lost water pressure briefly after the failure one of the four huge turbines that powers the Sewerage & Water Board's pumps.
Unlike a Nov. 19 failure that brought a 41-hour advisory to boil water,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 10:01 AM
It is said that great cultural trends start out in Hippiefornia, then infect everything to the east. This is what makes the newest hippie revolt against success and personal hygiene unique. Occupy Wall Street, or as I affectionately call it “...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 7:03 AM
COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission special inspection at Palisades nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan after a water pump component failed in August had no significant findings.
The Kalamazoo Gazette reports...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 2:39 AM
COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Operators of the Palisades nuclear plant say they've restarted the power generator on the Lake Michigan shoreline after a one-week shutdown following a mechanical problem.
Authorities say the plant shut down...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 12:40 PM
The Palisades Nuclear Plant returned to service at midday Sunday.
Palisades spokesman Mark Savage announced just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday that the plant, which is owned by Entergy, was returned to service and synchronized to the Michigan electrical grid...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 5:12 AM
The Palisades Nuclear Plant shut down Sunday, the second time in a couple of weeks.
Sunday afternoon around 3:10 p.m., the plant shut down from full power automatically due to what was called an "electrical system breaker fault." No one was hurt, and the...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 10:37 AM
The Palisades nuclear power plant, shut down on Monday due to leak, was placed back on the electrical grid midday Tuesday.
A leak from a valve in the reactor cooling system, first discovered on Friday, forced the shutdown.
The plant is located on...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 9:54 PM
New Orleans Fire and Police officials have closed a section St. Charles Avenue where smoke was spotted rising from a manhole cover directly in front of the Downtown Hilton hotel and a couple feet from streetcar tracks in the heart of the city's Downtown....
| Sep 16, 2011
New Orleans police are looking for a man who has been impersonating a utilities worker to steal your stuff.
Once he gets inside, he takes cash and other valuables; and police say he's targeting senior citizens.
"There's a lot of movement during the day,...
| Sep 16, 2011
On September 8, 2011 at approximately 6 pm, in the 2300 block of Frenchmen Street, an elderly man let someone in his house who claimed to be with an agency that fixes homes and gives away free furniture. Once inside, the suspect walked through the house...