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Hurricane Watch for all of Southeastern Louisiana (Ida now pushing into the Gulf as a Cat 2)

Hurricane IDA 12:00 PM CST Sun Nov 8 Location: 21.7°N 86.1°W Max sustained: 100 mph Moving: NW at 10 mph Min pressure: 978 mb ...HURRICANE WATCH EXTENDED EASTWARD ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST...IDA STRENGTHENS A LITTLE... AT 1200 PM CST.

Ida Entering Gulf of Mexico

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana Gov.

LA Emergency Preparedness Officials Watching Ida

BATON ROUGE – The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) continues to track Hurricane Ida as it approaches the Gulf of Mexico.

Governor Jindal Declares State of Emergency for Ida

BATON ROUGE - Today, Governor Bobby Jindal issued the following executive proclamation declaring a state of emergency as a result of the forecasted conditions of Hurricane Ida. STATE OF EMERGENCY - HURRICANE IDA: WHEREAS, the Louisiana Homela

Man arrested for scalding child

OPELOUSAS — Carey Cortez is behind bars after police say he placed his son in a tub of scalding hot water. Offials say the child was treated for second degree burns under his toes and first-degree burns on the tops of his feet. If convict

Meth lab catches fire in casino hotel

UNDATED — Investigators think a fire at a Westlake Casino Hotel was caused by a meth lab. Firefighters got a call that a sixth floor hotel room at the Isle of Capri was burning. Authorities found chemicals often used in mobile meth labs.

Cajuns lose a thriller

LAFAYETTE — The UL Ragin Cajuns suffered a 20 to 17 overtime loss to Florida International Saturday. It was the second conference game in a row the team has lost. The Cajuns now move to a 4-4 overall record 2-2 in the Sunbelt Conference.

Tornadoes wind through Shreveport

SHREVEPORT — Storms caused a tornado to touch down Thursday afternoon in Shreveport. Two tornadoes came through the area causing damage to several buildings. One woman was even on her way to pick up her daughter at school right as the storm cam

Woman robs bank in New Iberia

A Capital One Bank in New Iberia was robbed this morning. A woman reportedly walked into the bank and handed the teller a note demanding six thousand dollars. The robber told the teller not to scream or call the police, or she would kill her.

Investigators declare murders work of serial killer

JENNINGS — Officers investigating the death of eight Jefferson Parish woman have officially called the murders the work of serial killer. Investigators say all the victims likely knew one another, hung out in the same area and were known to