Five people were injured in an explosion late Monday at a chemical plant in Sulphur, Louisiana, officials told local news outlets.
Minnesota firefighters sent to aid recovery efforts following Hurricane Ida are now on the ground in Louisiana, according to the state emergency management department.
More than 400,000 homes and businesses in Louisiana still don’t have power nine days after Hurricane Ida.
Divers at the site of an ongoing oil spill that appeared in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ida have identified the apparent source.
Louisiana health officials say four nursing home residents died after being evacuated to a large warehouse during Hurricane Ida.
Hurricane Ida, which made landfall as a Category 4 storm, is estimated to have caused nearly $18 billion in damage, a modeling company firm said Wednesday.
Ida weakened to a tropical storm early Monday as it continued through Louisiana and Mississippi, bringing damaging winds and flash flooding.
City government says power knocked out to all of New Orleans as Hurricane Ida pummels area.
All arriving and departing flights were canceled at the airport in New Orleans ahead of Hurricane Ida’s landfall on Sunday.
The New Orleans Jazz Fest, which had been postponed from 2020 to October 2021, has again been canceled due to surging COVID-19 cases in Louisiana.
A Louisiana police officer working security at a high school basketball game was shot and killed following a mask-related dispute, police said.
Three people were killed Saturday in a shooting at a gun store in Louisiana. Two others were hurt and are in the hospital right now.
Parades and parties on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) and the days leading up to the annual pre-Lenten bash were canceled and bars were ordered closed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A new study shows the lack of COVID-19 safety regulations during last year’s Mardi Gras at the dawn of the pandemic likely caused it to be a superspreader event that spawned up to 50,000 cases.
Bob Hannaford, the organizer of the annual Naughty in N'awlins swingers gathering wrote in a blog post that "If I could go back in time, I would not produce this event again."
A man considered to be the nation's oldest living World War II veteran celebrated his 111th birthday this weekend.
Cleanup and relief efforts are underway on the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Laura. Among those answering the call to help are Minnesotans with the Red Cross.
The remnants of Hurricane Laura are unleashing heavy rain hundreds of miles inland from a path of death and destruction left along the northwest Gulf Coast.
Hundreds of Xcel Energy workers and contracting crews are headed to Louisiana to help those who lost power during Hurricane Laura, according to an Xcel Energy spokesman.
One of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the U.S. pounded the Gulf Coast with wind and rain early Thursday morning, but Laura rapidly weakened and was downgraded to a tropical storm by afternoon.