Articles By Carey Vanderborg
Hurricane Isaac was downgraded Wednesday to a tropical storm but continued to hover over Louisiana with heavy rains and damaging winds. The storm, which was a category one hurricane for 24 hours, has since sustained weakened winds of 75 mph, the National Hurricane Center reported.
Holly Madison, better known as one of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends on the reality television series "The Girls Next Door," is pregnant. According to E! News, the former Playboy model is expecting her first child with boyfriend Pasquale Rotella, her rep confirms to the news outlet.
Rescue missions were in progress Wednesday in Plaquemines Parish, La., where a surge of water overtopped an eight-foot levee, according to local officials. The National Guard and other rescue personnel are in the process of aiding up to 60 people who are apparently trapped in their homes.
Levees overtopped in Plaquemines Parish, La., on Wednesday morning as Hurricane Isaac dumped several inches of water onto many Gulf Coast cities.
Sarah Hyland, Nolan Gould, Rico Rodriguez and Ariel Winter - better known as the kids from "Modern Family," - are finally getting a much deserved pay increase. Just one month after the "Modern Family" parents got their much publicized raises, the kids are in line to take home approximately $70,000 an episode. The pay is three-times their previous salary, according to TV Guide.
The first incident of looting has been reported in Slidell, Louisiana, shortly after Isaac was promoted to a Category 1 hurricane Tuesday afternoon. Meanwhile, major flooding was reported in parts of South Carolina.
Tropical Storm Isaac has officially turned into Category 1 Hurricane Isaac.The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Isaac became a Category 1 hurricane Tuesday with winds of 75 mph and could grow even stronger.
Sixteen-year-old John Freeman has been arrested and charged in the murder of 5-year-old Isabella Tennant. Tennant's body was found stuffed inside a garbage can just two streets away from her great-grandmother's Niagara Falls home, where Freeman was reportedly the last known person to be seen playing with the little girl from New York.
Robert Gladden is the alleged gunman responsible for a shooting at Perry Hall High School in Baltimore, Maryland on Monday. Gladden, 15, left one victim in critical condition after he entered the school cafeteria around 10:45 a.m. and fired two gunshots.
As Hurricane Isaac makes its way onto the Louisiana coast and into New Orleans, President Barack Obama will reportedly make a live statement from the White House at 10 a.m. ET. The address will be broadcast on all major TV news networks as well as live streamed via the White House website.