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Barge catches fire near Jean Lafitte, spilling fuel into bayou
A barge caught fire Monday evening along Bayou Barataria south of Jean Lafitte , spilling diesel fuel and oil into the waterway, said Deputy Chief Brant Thompson of the state fire marshal's office.
Woman found in Marrero waterway was beaten to death
A woman found in the Barataria Waterway in Marrero was beaten to death, authorities say.
Louisiana coastal restoration board approves $725 million 2015 budget for levees and restoration work
The proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion would receive more than $22 million under the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority's fiscal year 2015 annual plan.