Louisiana State Fire Marshal Butch Browning said in a webinar Thursday his staff is working with the governor’s office to make all of the Phase 2 guidelines for available for businesses on the state’s Open Safely website.
New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said his officers had a dialogue with the protesters and he said they allowed one of them to use a police microphone to address the crowd and calm the situation.
DCFS is encouraging all Louisiana households who are not currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to make registering for Disaster SNAP (DSNAP) a part of their hurricane preparedness game plan.
Off to another warm start this morning with temperatures in the lower and middle 70′s. You will also notice the humidity is back as we are feeling very tropical and this will be the case as we head through the rest of this week and into the weekend.
Eric Doshier felt compelled to call his 3 adult sons the day after George Floyd was killed. "Basically I just called them, and I was in tears when I was talking to them, and I was just asking them to please be careful, be mindful of what they're doing and where they're going."
Louisiana has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help feed as many as 611,430 students during the coronavirus pandemic, Governor John Bel Edwards announced today (Friday, May 15).
A partly cloudy start to our Tuesday as we are watching clouds move in from the south with temperatures warm once again. We are starting out in the upper 60′s to lower 70′s again and morning temperatures will slowly be warming through the rest of the week.
LSU announced Monday, June 1, it has added Southern and Grambling to its future football schedules. The move marks the first time the Tigers will face the two historic in-state opponents, according to athletic director Scott Woodward.
It's hurricane season, already. And this year emergency officials say people need to consider the coronavirus as they plan. The Calcasieu emergency planning director urges as much self-sufficiency as possible.
As expected we saw a mixture of sun and clouds with just a few showers Monday. It will remain warm overnight with lows ranging from the upper 60s north of I-10 to the upper 70s at the coast. Rain chances will gradually increase with mostly afternoon showers and storms possible each day
It’s been a nice weekend full of sunshine and clouds from time to time, but the majority of us have remained dry from any showers or storms. Temperatures have been warm as well as we have climbed into the middle and upper 80′s both days.
The police officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday and charged with murder in a case that sparked protests across the United States and violence in Minneapolis.
Following the arrest of a CNN crew on live television by police on Friday, an apologetic Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz promised that journalists would not be interfered with in reporting on violent protests following the death of George Floyd.
Retiring LC Port Director Bill Rase: "This community rolls on the Calcasieu River. So, if you don't have the Calcasieu River, so that industry can come here, we really slow down the economics of the area."