Senator David Vitter wants FEMA to stop updating flood maps in certain areas.
On Monday, the Louisiana Republican said that many areas could face a rise in insurance rates if FEMA is allowed to update maps before levee rapairs are done.
A group of 12 World War II Marines ranging in age from 85 to 97 is stuck on the island of Okinawa, waging what could be their final fight to return to Iwo Jima to commemorate the 65th anniversary of their greatest victory.
SHREVEPORT - A new TV series for Fox Television Studios will be shot in Shreveport-Bossier.
The series is called 'The Gates' and is about a big city cop who becomes police chief in a small suburban town.
Filming begins on March 29.
SHREVEPORT - More than 250 louisiana-based troops are back home after a 5 month deployment overseas.
Crowds of Ark-La-Tex families jammed Barksdale Air Force Base to greet the returning soldiers of the 2nd Bomb Wing.
The troops had been station
SHREVEPORT - Caddo Parish ommissioners are meeting today discuss a bond issue set for local elections in May.
At stake is a $25 million issue that will be used for local road, park, and building maintenance.
Also on the agenda, a move to renew
Chile's defense minister said Sunday that the navy made a mistake by not immediately issuing a tsunami warning after a mammoth earthquake, a step that could have helped coastal villagers flee to higher ground sooner.