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Isaac causes extended delay for O'Neal, South Harrell's Ferry road project

City-Parish Department of Public Works and Green Light Plan officials announced today that due to heavy rainfall and adverse weather conditions caused by Hurricane Isaac, construction requiring the current left-turn restrictions at the O’

Fraudulent claims already being spotted related to Hurricane Isaac

A national organization headquartered here in Baton Rouge says they're already busy with fraudulent claims stemming from Hurricane Isaac.

LSU, Red Cross team to support Isaac response

LSU’s partnership with the American Red Cross during disaster relief efforts continues as volunteers, including students and faculty, support relief efforts across Louisiana.

LSU veterinary students work with Mike VI on loading technique

Mike VI, LSU’s live tiger mascot, is an important part of the LSU community and its athletic traditions. Fans love to see Mike VI on the field as part of LSU’s pre-game festivities.

De Soto Parish workers injured in fracking accident

Three people are fighting for their lives after a gas line explosion in De Soto Parish.

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.