LAKE CHARLES — They look like ghost towns, though with blue tarps covering their roofs. Rows of public housing apartments, several hundred in total, sit damaged and vacant in this storm-battered city.
It will come as no surprise to anyone who’s been caught in a sudden downpour in New Orleans, Lake Charles or many points between.
Next to a vast expanse of pasture where cows graze outside Lake Charles, John Denison talks about a project sparking a collision of past, present and future.
Congress on Thursday afternoon broke a partisan impasse that keeps the federal government operating for two more months and frees up $28.6 billion in aid, much of it headed to Louisiana to help storm survivors.
At least five people were injured in an overnight explosion at a chemical plant near Lake Charles, authorities said Tuesday.
LAKE CHARLES — The Panorama Music House in this city’s struggling downtown looks like a mess. The walls are gutted and the pool table sits covered amid stacked furniture and crumbled wallboard. Temporary fencing along the sidewalk keeps pedestrians away.
LAKE CHARLES – Southwest Louisiana officials on Wednesday expressed frustration at the prospect of a further delay in disaster relief more than a year after Hurricane Laura due to a partisan fight over the debt limit in Washington, with even the r…
LAKE CHARLES — In a poor and working-class area in the northern part of this city, it can seem as though Hurricane Laura hit last month instead of more than a year ago.
HOLLY BEACH – As he eyes yet another storm in the Gulf of Mexico from his house a block from the water, Mike Bott says the reason he still chooses to live here is simple.
When LSU and McNeese State play this weekend, Lake Charles and Ed Orgeron's hometown, Larose, will continue recovering from two devastating hurricanes.
LAKE CHARLES – The White House on Tuesday issued a long-sought request for relief for southwest Louisiana more than a year after Hurricane Laura, providing hope that funding will soon arrive for faltering rebuilding efforts in a region devastated …