Trump's emergency declaration drew unanimous opposition from congressional Democrats and opposition from some Republicans, especially in the Senate, where lawmakers objected that he was abusing presidential powers.
It’s been more than a year after 14 students and 3 staff members died in a Florida shooting and the trauma for the community of Parkland continues as two survivors of the mass shooting took their own lives over the last several days.
A weak cold front moved through Southwest Louisiana Monday afternoon bringing some scattered showers and thunderstorms. The front also brought slightly cooler and drier air back to the area and that means the next few days will be very nice!
The Uniform Crime Reporting Act of 1988 requires federal law enforcement agencies to submit information about their cases to a federal database maintained by the FBI; however, those agencies are currently not submitting data, including information about hate crimes.
Through the day, it will start out with plenty of clouds around. I do not expect any rain early in the day. Those rain chances will be increasing though. By the afternoon, there will be a few showers and storms around. A cold front will be pushing through bringing the rain.
CHRISTUS Health announced that hospitals in Texas and Louisiana is not accepting Cigna commercial insurance after the hospital group and the insurance company failed to come to terms on financial compensation.
As of 2017, Louisiana was in the top 5 states for highest teen birth rates across the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Louisiana is also a state that does not require sex education in schools.
The pizza giant issued a statement Friday morning announcing that the four-time NBA champion will join the company’s board of directors, invest in nine stores in the Atlanta area and “be an ambassador for the Papa John’s brand.”
We made it to Friday with our crisp clear weather with another morning for rather chilly temperatures as we start the day. Expect to need a jacket as you head out early but as has been the case the entire week, temperatures will rise quickly and once again top out well into the middle to upper 70s.
Originally set to open in 2006, the Cameron Fisheries Facility is still closed to local fishermen and shrimpers. Officials are hoping to open it this year, but the delay is leaving some locals in the seafood business to wonder if it’s worth it.
Friday will be a good day, but the clouds will slowly be on the return by the evening. So, it will still be sunny with only a few passing clouds through most of the day. The clouds that do come back will not bring any rain. Temperatures should warm up to the mid 70s in the afternoon.