NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal government is seeking to overturn a 2009 ruling that found the Army Corps of Engineers responsible for massive flooding after Hurricane Katrina because it failed to properly maintain a navigation channel.
An appeal of a landmark ruling by U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval... more »
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Katia is getting stronger in the mid-Atlantic and could become a hurricane later in the day.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the storm is still far out to sea and it's too early to say if will threaten for any land... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Nearly six years after Hurricane Katrina drowned New Orleans in misery, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is reminding storm victims why they cursed the agency for its sluggish response to the disaster.
As a new hurricane season begins Wednesday, FEMA is working on a long-delayed... more »
Ray Nagin, the Mayor of New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit, will speak at CSU-Pueblo in February as part of the university's Distinguished Speakers Series.
Other speakers scheduled include former professional wrestler Chris Nowinski, who wrote a book on brain concussions during football games, and Arizona Senator John McCain's... more »
A former New Orleans police officer has told federal authorities he saw a fellow cop shoot and kick unarmed, wounded civilians in a deadly incident on a bridge in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath.
Former officer Michael Hunter's eyewitness account marks the first time an officer has provided federal authorities with... more »
The U.S. military is helping transport a Mexican army field kitchen to Haiti to feed earthquake victims and relief workers.
The U.S. Northern Command, based at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, says the field kitchen is expected to arrive in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Friday.
Northcom helped... more »
A cat named Clyde was reunited with his owner on Wednesday after a mysterious three-year odyssey in which the long-haired Himalayan strayed 2,400 miles into the Australian Outback.
Ashleigh Sullivan, 19, said she had given up hope of ever finding Clyde after he vanished when he was about one... more »
President Barack Obama is promising that his administration will not forget what he called a tragic response to Hurricane Katrina. And in his weekly radio and Internet address he says he will visit the still-recovering New Orleans before the end of the year.
Obama says "None of us can... more »