BATON ROUGE - The company which owns land a massive sinkhole appeared on blamed their insurance carrier today for the holdup in buyouts for nearby property.
Texas Brine, LLC released a statement which said their carrier hasn't approved any money for buyouts just yet, and they're working with the... more »
WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission says the nation's four largest wireless carriers have agreed to make emergency 911 texts available nationwide by May 2014. Major rollouts of the texting system are expected next year. The agency said Thursday that under the agreement with AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile, more... more »
NEW ORLEANS - A Covington man contracted to deliver U.S. Postal Service mail has been sentenced to federal prison after admitting to stealing a marked parcel that he believed contained 180 tablets of hydrocodone. Anthony Holcombe pleaded guilty in August to mail theft. Holcombe was sentenced to six months in... more »
By the slimmest of margins, Southwest Airlines made a profit in the first quarter while other big carriers were losing money.
Southwest said Thursday it earned $11 million, or a penny per share.
Revenue rose 11.6 percent.
The airline said it's seeing an uptick in business travel,... more »