Stacie Crain's power flickered and died in her Hammond home around 8 p.m. the night Hurricane Ida slammed into Tangipahoa Parish.
Zachary City Councilman Hunter Landry plans to resign by the end of this year and his fellow council members will soon have to appoint a temporary replacement to serve out the remainder of his term.
A Baton Rouge man was out on bail Wednesday after his arrest in Assumption Parish a day earlier on allegations he corresponded with a 13-year-old girl on social media and later had sex with her, authorities said.
BASF has announced it will provide $500,000 to aid disaster relief and long-term recovery activities across Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
Court Appointed Special Advocate children, already traumatized by abuse and neglect, face increased anxiety because of Hurricane Ida, a news release said. CASA is looking for people who can volunteer in spite of the storm and COVID-19.
Seeking more information on reports that people are living in shabby vehicles parked on a used car lot along a main thoroughfare, the Zachary City Council on Tuesday asked the city to issue a subpoena to the owner of the property.
The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office is trying to contact an unidentified man about a truck stop shooting after Hurricane Ida.
Livingston Parish public schools announced slight adjustments to the academic calendar in light of recent closures for Hurricane Ida.
Debris contractors collecting waste from Hurricane Ida have been temporarily suspended from their rounds in Ascension Parish and East Baton Rouge Parish so officials can focus on draining the heavy rain expected from Tropical Storm Nicholas.
Michael Howell, of Ascension Parish, showed up Saturday at the Gonzales Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to volunteer for the church's Helping Hands project.
Baker, in collaboration with the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and the Louisiana National Guard, held a Labor Day relief effort that brought food, water and supplies to 1,500 capital area households still reeling in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
Walmart pharmacies are offering walk-up and community flu shot clinics. The pharmacies are also offering COVID-19 vaccines. Customers can receive a low-cost flu and free COVID-19 vaccine at the same time, if they choose.
Denham Springs High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction banquet, originally scheduled for Sept. 9 at Forrest Grove Plantation, has been postponed until October due to the impact of Hurricane Ida, event organizers said.
A small hint of fall was in the air as the Northwestern Middle School Braves opened the season on Sept. 9 with a 34 to 0 win over East Feliciana at Bronco Stadium.
The Better Business Bureau of South Central Louisiana is warning the public of a grant scam targeting local consumers and small businesses.
ExxonMobil said Sept. 9 that it is contributing $500,000 toward relief efforts in Louisiana communities affected by Hurricane Ida.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is warning hunters and anglers that danger lurks in the debris and hazards left in waterways and hunting areas in the southeast region of the state by Hurricane Ida.
The West Feliciana Parish Council voted Monday to notify the owners of six properties, including Councilman Melvin Young, that they are in violation of the parish’s nuisance ordinance.
West Feliciana Animal Humane Society is a volunteer group that works in collaboration with the parish government to handle dog and cat adoptions at West Feliciana Parish's James L. "Bo" Bryant Animal Shelter.
West Feliciana fans were ready for football Friday amid COVID-19 restrictions, the aftermath of Hurricane Ida and a week one loss to Zachary High.
Hadley Rinaudo, 14, has been selected to compete in the Louisiana Film Prize on Sept. 30 in the best actress category.
After what can only be characterized as a disappointing start at Zachary on week one, the West Feliciana Saints bounced back in a massive way Friday with a dominant performance over Glen Oaks High School.
Editor's Note: Livingston Parish Schools announced Wednesday that due to weather conditions, pre existing hazards in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida and road closures, schools scheduled to open Wednesday did not start classes.
The Louisiana Department of Health has opened more federally supported monoclonal antibody therapy sites, with a site in Clinton opening Tuesday.
Local officials are warning people to keep their ditches and storm drains clear of debris from Hurricane Ida as a new tropical storm stirs off the Texas Gulf Coast and promises heavy rain across the Baton Rouge area this week.
Three Springfield schools closed in Hurricane Ida's aftermath will reopen to students Wednesday, leaving only one school in Livingston Parish shuttered.
Ahead of Tropical Storm Nicholas' hitting Louisiana, local officials are putting out sandbags for the public to prepare.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is setting up locations throughout southeast Louisiana to register people for assistance for their damage from Hurricane Ida.
Prairieville Fire Department will hold a Sept. 11 memorial program at 10 a.m. Saturday on its the main fire station, 14517 La. 73, Prairieville.
Ascension Parish Government is offering parish residents the opportunity to bring their vegetative storm debris to Lamar-Dixon Expo Center for disposal.
Ascension Parish government's disaster debris contractor, DRC Emergency Services, won't accept post-storm vegetative debris collected in black plastic bags, officials say.