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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.

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.

Insurance claims to rise after Isaac

As flood waters begin to recede, Louisiana's top insurance man says claims will no doubt be going up.

FEMA assistance meeting being held Wednesday in French Settlement

Residents in Ascension and Livingston Parishes are eligible for FEMA assistance, and tomorrow, there will be a meeting held to show you how to apply.

Loads of Hope brings relief to flooded residents in LaPlace

Tide’s Loads of Hope mobile washing unit set up shop today, Tuesday, Sept. 4, in LaPlace. This area was hit hard by flooding caused by Hurricane Isaac. Residents got their first chance today to begin picking up the pieces.