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Over a half-million without electricity following Hurricane Delta

More than a half-million were without electricity Saturday after Hurricane Delta slammed Southwest Louisiana — an area that had been trying to recover from...

Hurricane Delta not expected to overwhelm hotels sheltering displaced residents, Gov....

Hurricane Delta has weakened somewhat and will make landfall in Southwest Louisiana Friday night as a Category 2, moving relatively quickly, Gov. John Bel...

Hurricane Delta moves toward Louisiana

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has predicted Hurricane Delta to make landfall in South Louisiana Friday as a Category 3 storm. Although Delta...

Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’ highlighted at congressional forum as an example of...

WASHINGTON —Louisiana activists are calling on Congress to bolster environmental justice protections at the federal level, in advance of a key vote in Congress...

Schools in 13 parishes are closed after Hurricane Laura

School system in 13 parishes have stopped their school year due to Hurricane Laura, said Cade Brumley, Louisiana schools superintendent, at a Louisiana House...

A burning chemical plant may be just the tip of Hurricane...

By John Pardue, Louisiana State University Hurricane Laura plowed through the heart of Louisiana’s oil and chemical industries as a powerful Category 4 storm,...

Hurricane Laura damage means it will be weeks before Southwest Louisianians...

Thousands of people won’t be able to return to their homes in Southwest Louisiana for weeks because they won’t have reliable access to power,...

Hurricane Laura Recovery: Numbers that help you understand what’s going on

The following are some figures that should help the public understand the impact of Hurricane Laura on Louisiana.  600,000 people face water restrictions -- or...

Hurricane Laura destroys, but volunteers rally to help Lake Charles survive

LAKE CHARLES — On Saturday, much of southwest Louisiana remained without electricity, water, food and other essential provisions in the wake of Hurricane Laura....

Photo Gallery: New Orleans remembers those lost to Hurricane Katrina...

Robert Green lost his 3-year-old granddaughter and 73-year-old mother when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005. Fifteen years later, Green spoke...

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