Low-flying chopper to follow rivers, mapping aquifers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — People along rivers in seven states may see a low-flying helicopter towing a long cylinder, starting late this month and going into July. The 30-foot-long tube holds an electromagnetic instrument that the U.S. Geological Survey uses…

Motorcyclist injured in wreck on County Farm Road

A motorcyclist was injured Sunday night when the vehicle left the road and hit a culvert. The accident occurred on County Farm Road. Paramedics of Harrison County Fire Rescue treated the victim of a motorcycle accident and the victim was…

Coast Guard rescues two from sinking boat near Lake Pontchartrain

The Coast Guard med-evaced two sailors Thursday from a vessel taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain.  Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 11:47 a.m. from a good Samaritan reporting a half-submerged 20-foot recreational vessel taking on…

Helicopter crash site cleared

More than two days have gone by since the deadly helicopter crash happened in Desoto National Forrest. But the wreckage of the helicopter has just now been removed leaving behind a scarred area of broken tree trunks and snapped limbs.

Helicopter Crash Update

The smoke is still thick in an area of the Desoto National Forrest more than a day after a helicopter crash claimed the lives of two individuals and sent a third to the hospital in critical condition.