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Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank supply depleted due to Isaac

Hurricane Isaac has decimated the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank's supply. The charity's food supply is at critical level; this is especially true when it comes to nonperishable items.

FEMA assistance meeting being held in French Settlement

 People in both Livingston and Ascension Parishes are eligible for money from FEMA. However, there are many questions about how to get the most help from the government.

BRAVE program receives $1.5 million in federal funding for use over next three years

Wednesday East Baton Rouge Parish leaders and law enforcement officials announced the city is now on the receiving end of a $1.5 million federal grant for the BRAVE initiative.

Floodwater receding in southern Livingston Parish

As the Amite River recedes, residents affected by flooding are better able to see what damage was done to their property.

Troopers investigate fatal crash on LA-25 in Franklinton

This morning shortly after 9:00am, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on LA-25 in Washington Parish.

Texas Brine announced plans to give out retroactive payments

Texas Brine will begin the process of identifying all Bayou Corne area residents who were affected by the evacuation order and whose households might qualify for retroactive payments of assistance funds for the period of August 3-16, 2012.

Patriot Day ceremony in Slidell to include Isaac first responder recognition

When the City of Slidell commemorates Patriot Day on Tuesday, Sept.

ExxonMobil responding to crude oil spill on river

ExxonMobil’s Baton Rouge Refinery is responding to a small crude oil spill that happened early this morning. The company says that less than five barrels were spilled in the water at its Mississippi River docks.

BR man dies after falling from hotel balcony in Orange Beach

A Baton Rouge-native fell do his death in a tragic accident that happened in Orange Beach, AL on Labor Day.

CVS to provide support for Hurricane Isaac relief efforts

CVS pharmacy today announced a donation of more than $20,000 in support of communities that have been affected by Hurricane Isaac.