Police in Kenner, Louisiana, say three brothers have been accused of raping a 10-year-old girl after forcing their way into a bathroom where she was hiding.
A man considered to be the nation's oldest living World War II veteran celebrated his 111th birthday this weekend.
Tropical Storm Sally formed Saturday off south Florida, becoming the earliest 18th-named storm on record in an Atlantic hurricane season as it headed toward the Gulf of Mexico amid signs of strengthening further.
A Louisiana dog needed the help of firefighters after getting stuck under a fence while trying to escape a backyard late last month.
The boy was arrested Sept. 7 on a charge of second-degree murder, authorities said.
The Operation Blue Roof program is currently active in Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, and Vernon parishes.
Turkey Leg Hut will help to deliver food, supplies, and equipment to those affected by Hurricane Laura in Louisiana.
An 8-year-old aspiring drum major was spotted honing his skills in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on August 30.
So far 18 deaths in Texas and Louisiana have been attributed to the storm; more than half of those people were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning from the unsafe operation of generators.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury had voted just weeks prior to leave the South’s Defenders Monument on the grounds of the courthouse.
Laura pounded the Gulf Coast with heavy wind and torrential rain, unleashing a wall of seawater on cities in its path.
The governor of Louisiana says four people, including a 14-year-old girl and an 68-year-old man, were killed by falling trees as Hurricane Laura moved through the state.
The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office issued a mandatory evacuation and grim warning to residents choosing to ride out Hurricane Laura rather than evacuate.
About 1,500 residents of long-term care facilities in Texas have been evacuated as a powerful Hurricane Laura nears its coastline.
Officials are urging people to get out of Hurricane Laura’s path before it makes landfall overnight as a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane.
Storm surge from Laura could reach up to 30 miles inland, say forecasters
Trump's amended declarations will cover response actions in certain counties and parishes in the two states that state, local and tribal officials take beginning August 22 and going forward.
More than 385,000 residents were told to flee the Texas cities of Beaumont, Galveston and Port Arthur, and another 200,000 were ordered to leave low-lying Calcasieu Parish in southwestern Louisiana, where forecasters said as much as 13 feet (3.96 meters) of storm surge topped by waves could submerge whole communities.
Laura became a hurricane on Tuesday morning as it entered the warm and deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, gathering strength on a path to hit the U.S. coastline early Thursday as a major hurricane that could unleash a surge of seawater higher than a basketball hoop and swamp entire towns.
Rapper Kanye West has filed paperwork just ahead of the deadline to appear on the presidential ballot in Louisiana in November.