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False rumor spreading that Livingston Parish refuses to clean Isaac debris

Livingston Parish says it still has not been reimbursed for money it spent on debris removal after Hurricane Gustav.

FEMA Disaster Relief Center opens in Livingston

Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks announced the Livingston FEMA Disaster Relief Center will open tomorrow from 11 am to 5 pm at 28975 S. Satsuma Road.

Reserve deputy working as crossing guard killed while directing traffic at elementary school

A school crossing guard was killed in Evangeline Parish after two cars collided near the elementary school where the reserve deputy was working.

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.

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.

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.