Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:39:24 GMT
European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.Full Story >
Frustrated by the apparent ineffectiveness of previous sanctions and outraged by the deaths of 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over eastern Ukraine, the European Union adopted tough new economic...Full Story >
Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:37:19 GMT
A flight headed for Dayton had to make an emergency landing Monday night. Delta Flight 6093 left from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) around 9 a.m., according to Flight Aware. It was originally supposed to takeFull Story >
A flight headed for Dayton had to make an emergency landing Monday night.Full Story >
Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:18:30 GMT
Two people are dead this morning after a man shot and killed his wife and another man, and then turned the gun on himself. According to Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills, Shaun Hiles of Dry Ridge wasFull Story >
Two people are dead Tuesday after a man shot and killed his wife and another man, and then turned the gun on himself.Full Story >
BAYOU CORNE, LA (WAFB) -
The company that accepted responsibility for the giant Louisiana sinkhole in Bayou Corne claims an insurance company has put them in a hole.
Texas Brine filed a complaint with the state insurance department saying Arch Specialty Company has not reimbursed them for any costs associated with the sinkhole.
Texas Brine alleges it has footed the bills from the Assumption Parish Government since November and some $55 million from the state.
On Christmas Eve, workers found new
cracks in the same spot where previous cracks were repaired in the lowest
part of the south berm near the massive sinkhole in Assumption Parish.
also report an increase in the micro-earthquakes in the area.
Work began Wednesday clearing the pathway for the new southern berm. It should take
about 30 days to complete.
of the sinkhole
sinkhole opened up in August 2012 and was roughly 1/24 of the size it is now.
The sinkhole formed when an underground salt cavern collapsed.
past, seismic activity is reported, then the sinkhole burps up debris and then
a slough-in happens. Burps occur when air and gas from deep in the sinkhole
bubbles up. It can cause debris and an oily substance to float to the top. A
slough-in is when the sinkhole swallows trees and land that is on the edge of
placed around the sinkhole shortly after it opened up to keep the oily, debris
filled water contained to the sinkhole area so it would not contaminate the
It has more
than a year since hundreds living near the giant sinkhole were forced from
were spotted in Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou in June 2012. Two months later, the
ground opened up and left what is now a 24-acre sinkhole. Residents were
evacuated and the most affected residents began receiving weekly checks from
Texas-Brine in the amount of $875 per week. Texas Brine owns the salt cavern
that collapsed, causing the sinkhole.
2, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced the state
will be suing Texas Brine for environmental damages caused by the failed Texas
Texas Brine officials agree the situation is far from over. 3D seismic surveys
show the sinkhole itself it beginning to slow and stabilize, but the recovery
is focused on another danger; natural gas gathering underneath a nearby
Tuesday, April 1 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-04-01 11:05:22 GMT
The giant sinkhole in south Louisiana isn't getting any smaller, which is evident by more land being swallowed up recently. New video was posted to YouTube Monday by the Assumption Parish Police Jury.Full Story >
New video posted to YouTube shows bubbling, and then a chunk of land on the sinkhole's eastern side sinks underwater.Full Story >
Thursday, March 27 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-03-27 17:13:55 GMT
Officials said the giant sinkhole in south Louisiana swallowed more trees Wednesday afternoon. The Assumption Parish Police Jury said there was a burp and slough-in around 3:25 p.m. Officials said debrisFull Story >
Officials said the giant sinkhole in south Louisiana swallowed more trees Wednesday afternoon following a burp at the site.Full Story >
Monday, March 17 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-03-17 17:08:03 GMT
The public will have a chance to hear what's going on at the giant sinkhole site in southeast Louisiana. Texas Brine said there will be an operational update meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the command trailerFull Story >
The public will have a chance to hear what's going on at the giant sinkhole site in southeast Louisiana.Full Story >
Wednesday, March 12 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-03-12 19:38:37 GMT
There is new information being released about recent bubbling in a bayou near the massive sinkhole in south Louisiana. Texas Brine, the company responsible for the sinkhole, reported scientists determined theFull Story >
Texas Brine, the company responsible for the sinkhole, reported scientists determined the new bubbling site is the result of swamp gas and is not related to the giant slough in nearby.Full Story >
Tuesday, February 25 2014 8:00 AM EST2014-02-25 13:00:21 GMT
Officials said a new bubbling site has been discovered near the massive sinkhole in south Louisiana. According to the Assumption Parish Police Jury, bubbles were spotted on Grand Bayou, which runs alongFull Story >
Officials said a new bubbling site has been discovered near the massive sinkhole in south Louisiana. The bubbles were seen on Grand Bayou. Full Story >
The Assumption Parish, LA sinkhole continues to grow. The ground opened up on August 3, 2012 and residents were evacuated from their homes. Click here to see the photos from August 2012 until now.Full Story >
The Assumption Parish, LA sinkhole continues to grow. The ground opened up on August 3, 2012 and residents were evacuated from their homes. The sinkhole, or slurry, is consuming land and trees. Many images are from the Assumption Parish Police Jury. Click here to see the photos from August until now. Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:12:32 GMT
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area. According to the National Weather Service, numerous trees and power lines were blown downFull Story >
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area.Full Story >