It may surprise many people in Baton Rouge to know that they're living in food deserts. Those are areas where stores with fresh, available produce is more than a mile away, meaning people are more likely to make unhealthy food choices.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has developed a list of priority routes which they will strive to quickly and safely reopen to facilitate evacuation efforts in Tangipahoa Parish.
11:00 a.m. UPDATE: Hurricane Isaac continues to push across south Louisiana with the eye of the storm currently sitting around the Thibodaux/Houma area. The slow-moving storm is pushing at roughly 6 mph.
People throughout Louisiana are evacuating to shelters to wait out the uncertainty of Isaac.
We spoke with some people in Livingston to see how they were holding up at a shelter being held in Doyle High Schools gymnasium.
The following Parishes have enacted curfews or other special instructions due to Hurricane Isaac. We will continue to update this list as information becomes available. Please check back frequently before and after the storm.
After churning through the Caribbean and chugging up the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Isaac made landfall over southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday night -- bringing with it sustained winds of 80 mph and torrential rains.