Ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, have become a vital resource for travelers. However, those services aren’t available to everyone in Louisiana. Lawmakers are now discussing a bill that could expand services and regulations statewide.
Exactly 171 families in Louisiana are still living in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) owned mobile home units (MHU) provided after the flood in 2016. Those residents are now violating the April 30 move-out deadline, FEMA says.
A St. Helena Parish resident’s regular commute almost turned deadly after she was attacked by a pack of dogs. Heidi Repp says she never had a problem walking along Highway 449, but on Feb. 10, her usually quiet walk was rattled by the barking of dogs.