Gulf Oil Spill
5:03 pm
Mon September 13, 2010

BP Resumes Drilling Relief Well

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Gulf Oil Spill
5:00 pm
Mon September 13, 2010

Bipartisan Plan Set To Retain BP Fines For Gulf Coast

New Orleans, La. – Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu stood with Republican Congressman Steve Scalise of Metairie in calling for legislation ensuring Gulf states get most of BP's fines. Landrieu has introduced legislation in the Senate. Scalise says he will introduce a similar bill in the House.

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:08 pm
Fri September 10, 2010

BP Ordered To Strengthen BOP Before Bottom Kill

New Orleans, La. – National Incident Commander Thad Allen says BP and government teams say putting a "sleeve" under the new blowout preventer should make it capable of handling one million pounds of pressure. He says it's vital that the space around the well bore can withstand the pumping process.

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:04 pm
Fri September 10, 2010

State Starts Process To Reopen Waters To Commercial Fishing

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WWNO News Reports
7:00 pm
Fri September 10, 2010

No Death Penalty For Police In Danziger Bridge Shooting

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WWNO Commentary
5:23 pm
Fri September 10, 2010

Should N.O. Public Schools Return to NOPS?

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses if the public schools in New Orleans should be returned to the control of the Orleans Parish School Board.

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StoryCorps N.O.
12:46 pm
Thu September 9, 2010

StoryCorps: Dwayne Boudreaux

Dwayne Boudreaux

Dwayne Boudreaux has been at the center of the landmark Circle Food Store in the 7th Ward since he started as manager in 1987. He worked his way into a partnership with owner Herbert Gabriel and eventually took control.

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All Things N. O.
12:29 pm
Thu September 9, 2010

All Things N.O. 9-9-10

New Orleans, LA – Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Arts & Culture
10:53 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Swimming Upstream Returns for 5th Katrina Anniversary

Award-winning playwright Eve Ensler directs "Swimming Upstream," marking the 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and paying tribute to the women of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. One performance only, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 8 p.m., September 10th.

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:04 pm
Wed September 8, 2010

Northshore Water Monitoring Shows No Sign Of Oil

Ten teams are working the shorelines from Terrebone Parish to the west, along the coastal bays and up into Lake Pontchartrain. BP is paying environmental consulting firm Entrix to look for underwater oil. Clumps of white material resembling pompoms are suspended in the water. Staff scientist Chelsea Murphy explains the process it calls the "Sentinel" program, while on board a boat following teams motoring between buoys.

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