The man who drowned while saving his 6-year-old child in the Amite river will be laid to rest this week. 20-year-old Jose Chevez's body may have never been recovered if werent for the help of specially trained dogs.
Two families are without homes after a tree crushed their trailers. The tree fell on top of a newborn baby's nursery, just missing him. His parents were inside too, and had to crawl under the tree trunk to rescue their baby boy.
By Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP)
BATON ROUGE, La. - Shoreline Cleanup and Assessment Teams inspecting Fourchon beach on Thursday, May 13, documented substantial numbers of tar balls, some up to eight inches in diameter, along the entire beach.