A shooting in a New Orleans neighborhood that has struggled with crime since being ravaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 left two people dead and five others wounded, including a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old, police said.
BP has said that it has uncovered new allegations of fraud inside the settlement program that has awarded billions of dollars to Gulf Coast businesses and residents for damage from the company`s 2010 oil spill.
A US judge refused to temporarily shut down a multibillion-dollar settlement programme for compensating victims of BP`s 2010 Gulf oil spill, saying he has seen no evidence of widespread fraud among thousands of claims.
US police are looking for a 19-year-old man identified as a suspect in the Mother`s Day parade shooting in New Orleans, the largest city in Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal`s state of Louisiana, that injured 19 people.
Tropical Storm Lee weakened to a tropical depression as it neared Mississippi on Sunday, and New Orleans` flood defenses held up under one of their biggest tests since Hurricane Katrina devastated the city in 2005.