'Our Own Little Katrina': Tropical Storm Isaac Sends Louisiana Locals to Attics and Roofs Awaiting Rescue

Isaac continues to spin slowly through Louisiana, pushing huge amounts of sea water, dumping torrents of rain and leaving locals scrambling up to attics and onto roofs as floodwaters threaten to overtake them. "It's our own little Katrina," said Tania Trege, wife of St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Mike Trege, describing the situation in Laplace, La. Officials there already have rescued 200 people from flooded homes and believe hundreds more are stranded. The sheriff's office said rescuers...Full Story
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