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Jindal: Every storm is different, prepare today

Governor Bobby Jindal held a Unified Command Group meeting and press conference at 11:30 a.m. in Baton Rouge to provide an update on the state’s preparations for Tropical Storm Isaac.

Tropical Storm Warning issued for EBR Parish

In anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaac, the National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for East Baton Rouge Parish effective Sunday, Aug. 26, at 4:25 p.m.

Price gouging law in effect following State of Emergency declaration

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell reminds citizens and businesses that Louisiana price gouging laws are in effect following the state of emergency declaration from Governor Bobby Jindal as a result of conditions created by Tropical Storm Isaac.

Governor Jindal holds press conference to update on TS Isaac

Today, following a meeting of the Unified Command Group, Governor Bobby Jindal held a press conference to provide an update on the state’s preparations for Tropical Storm Isaac at the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Hurricane Warning now in effect for Morgan City, La to Destin, Fl.

A hurricane warning has been issued from Morgan City, La through the panhandle of Florida. New Orleans Metro and the Lakes are included. Landfall is expected Wednesday morning around Gulfport, MS as a category 2 hurricane.

State of Emergency declared because of Isaac

At 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser Declared a State of Emergency because of the threat of Tropical Storm Isaac.

Texas Brine must pay sinkhole evacuees retroactively or face fines

Texas Brine, the company responsible for the sinkhole in Assumption Parish, could have to pay out thousands of dollars to misplaced victims.

Red Cross volunteers ready to help out if Isaac hits Florida

When people hear a storm is coming, normally, they try and go in the opposite direction but not these Red Cross volunteers. They're flying from Baton Rouge down to Tampa to set up a shelter just in case Isaac hits Florida.

White Castle ferry not expected to run until mid-September

Today, the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced a revised estimate for when the White Castle ferry is expected to return to service.

Early morning fire claims life of Lafourche Parish man

 Early this morning State Fire Marshal investigators responded to a residential fire in the community of Galliano which claimed the life of a 56 year old man.