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Ascension, Livingston Parish residents now among those eligible for FEMA aid

Homeowners, renters and business owners in Ascension, Lafourche, Livingston and Orleans parishes whose property was damaged or destroyed as a result of Hurricane Isaac can now register for federal and state disaster assistance.

Increased mosquito spraying ordered in Acension Parish after Hurricane Isaac

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Sunday that 24-hour mosquito control will take place across the parish beginning at midnight Monday morning.

Fire Marshal places burn ban for St. John, Plaquemines Parishes

Due to the significant amount of debris present as a result of Hurricane Isaac and the possible threat to life and property from the burning of the debris, State Fire Marshal, H.

Back on the grid, light returns to most of Baton Rouge

As the lights come back on in the Mid City neighborhood, those living in the area are starting to get their lives back to normal.

Community celebration to honor Mickey Shunick will take place Sept. 29

A community celebration honoring the life of Mickey Shunick will take place on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Residents say they'll stay despite rising water

Waterways in Ascension Parish are swollen from collecting rain from Isaac. If the water continues to rise there is a risk it could spill over and flood the area.

Entergy helping restore power to customers

With winds dying down Entergy workers were back up in their bucket trucks on Friday trying to restore power. It's a welcome sight to Cam Morton.

Central home destroyed by fire caused by generator

A generator is to blame for an early morning house fire in Central. The estimated damage is $250,000.

Slidell resident killed while driving through floodwater

On Thursday, Aug. 30 at 7:40 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on the I-10 eastbound onramp from Oak Harbor Blvd. in St. Tammany Parish.

Voluntary evacuation for parts of St. Amant, Acy, Sorrento issued

The Ascension Parish Unified Command has issued a voluntary evacuation order for parts of St. Amant, Acy and Sorrento because of anticipated rising waters from the aftermath of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Isaac.