Stories by Kevin McGill

Monday, April 4, 2016

US judge approves $20 billion settlement for BP oil spill

NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge in New Orleans granted final approval Monday to an estimated $20 billion settlement over the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, resolving years of litigation ...
By Kevin McGill

Friday, Feb. 8, 2013

Superdome blackout caused by faulty relay

NEW ORLEANS - The company that supplied electricity to the Super Bowl says the blackout that halted the big game was caused by a device it installed specially to prevent a power failure.
By Kevin McGill

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

Superdome officials worried about power outage

NEW ORLEANS - Concerned the Superdome might not be able to handle the energy needed for its first Super Bowl since Hurricane Katrina, officials spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on upgrades ...
By Kevin McGill

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013

Goodell is a villain in New Orleans

Saints fans in New Orleans are still angry at NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, believing he ruined the team's season with his "bounty-gate" suspensions.
By Kevin McGill
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Jury convicts man who killed Vernon Forrest
Seven years after Augusta boxer Vernon Forrest was shot and killed during an armed robbery,  an Atlanta jury has now convicted the shooter of murder.