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REMINDER: BP & Federal Contact Numbers Regarding Gulf Oil Spill

REMINDER: BP and Federal Contact Numbers Regarding Gulf Oil Spill.  

Oil Spill Creates 500 New Jobs

Oil Spill creates 500 new jobs.  

Crisis On The Coast

The gulf coast in crisis and NBC33 News was there. Only NBC33's Oil Impact Tracker allowed you to track the oil spill movements online. NBC33 was the only local news station to bring you the President's visit live, as it happened.

LA unveils "worst case scenario" plan

Louisiana is taking a new approach to fight the crisis on the coast. This comes after President Obama's trip to Louisiana yesterday. Governor Bobby Jindal has a "worst case scenario" plan of action.

Oil spill threatens Louisiana's coast

It's a race against the clock for clean-up crews trying to keep tens of thousands of gallons of oil from washing up on Louisiana's coast.

Family says LA medical malpractice laws need reform

A Plaquemine family wants state lawmakers to reform the medical malpractice laws. The Lefebrvs say a family member died from a botched gastric bypass surgery. They spoke at a House Committee hearing to support a bill that would increase the cur

Tornado rips through Madison Parish

Gov. Bobby Jindal issued a State of Emergency for Madison Parish. A tornado touched down causing significant damage. Jindal spent the day in Tallulah, following the 12-mile path of destruction.

IHOP on Siegen Lane goes up in flames

Fire damaged the IHOP restaurant on Siegen Lane, Sunday. Officials said, someone tossed a cigarette into some mulch outside the business and it caught fire. The flames then moved through the exterior wall of the IHOP and up into the attic.

Lisotta sentenced to 30 years hard labor

The former CEO of a state-run insurance company has been sentenced to 30 months of hard labor in state prison.

TCM Film Festival Opening Night

The first ever TCM Classic Film Festival has kicked off at Hollywood's Grauman's Chinese Theater. The big opening night gala featured the world premiere of the newly restored, "A Star Is Born." The TCM Network has invited fans from around the c