This week a sale of oil drilling leases in the Gulf of Mexico saw 35 a percent decline over the previous lease sale. An energy advocacy group says it shows a number of problems, but a Tulane oil expert says there’s no need to panic.
The threat to what some call "the lungs of the planet" has ignited a bitter dispute about who is to blame during the tenure of a leader who has described Brazil's rainforest protections as an obstacle to economic development.
Gulfport Police said Craig Lee Lott, 24, has an active warrant for a charge of drive-by shooting after he shot a firearm from a vehicle he was driving into another person’s vehicle on Aug. 17 around 11 a.m.
Sacramento Fire Capt. Keith Wade tells news outlets that 27 people were injured, including 13 people who were transported to trauma hospitals. He said the remaining patients were treated at the scene and released.
At a campaign stop six days before Mississippi’s primary runoff election, GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Waller Jr. said he and his opponent have very different approaches to their campaigns, referring to some of the negative campaign ads that have surfaced since the August primary.