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Shreveport-Bossier City preps for Tropical Storm Isaac evacuees

 The Red Cross in Shreveport-Bossier City is busy today loading comfort kits, clothing and cots from their warehouse to setup an evacuee shelter on the LSUS campus.

United Blood Services calls for donors in anticipation of Isaac

United Blood Services is calling on area residents to help shore up the blood supply in preparation for Hurricane Isaac.

School closures due to Isaac

We will continue to update this page with any school closures as they are announced. As of Monday 9 parishes have announced school closures. Governor Jindal anticipates another 22 parishes to close tomorrow. Assumption Parish:

Sandbag locations throughout south Louisiana

Below is a list of sandbag locations. We will continue to update as information becomes available. Please check back with this page frequently. EBR Parish: Beginning Monday, August 27 at 2:00 p.m.

DWI suspicion leads to narcotics arrest

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Donald Harry Jr., 40, for DWI (2nd), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Cocaine, Simple Obstruction of a Highway of Commerce.

BRPD: Security guard shot man to death in self-defense outside of nightclub

UPDATE: The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the victim of the shooting has been identified as Corey A. Kaufman, 32, of Baker.

Two charged citations for wreck that shut down I-10

Baton Rouge Police have told NBC33 News that two people have been issued citations in the wreck the caused part of I-10 to be closed for a day. That accident happened just before 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

Iberia mother arrested for death of her infant child

A woman from Iberia Parish was arrested and charged with Second-Degree murder following an investigation into the death of her 2-month-old child.

Update on Plaquemines Parish evacuation orders

At noon on Monday, August 27, 2012, a mandatory evacuation for the east bank of Plaquemines Parish has been called.

Price gouging law in effect following State of Emergency declaration

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell reminds citizens and businesses that Louisiana price gouging laws are in effect following the state of emergency declaration from Governor Bobby Jindal as a result of conditions created by Tropical Storm Isaac.