First death during Hurricane Isaac reported

Hurricane Isaac claimed its first victim in Louisiana on Tuesday. Vermillion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon says Carlos Medellin-Guillen, 36, of Erath, died.

LSU Veterinary Hospital will remain open despite the storm

With Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac approaching the Gulf Coast, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine urges you to include your pets in your evacuation plans.

725K+ without power along Gulf Coast, according to Entergy

Nearly three-quarters of a million homes in the Gulf Coast region slammed by Hurricane Isaac lack power, utility companies say. The numbers are up to 725,696 customers in Arkansas, Alabama, Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana. 

Isaac downgraded to Tropical Storm

Isaac weakened around 2:00 p.m. to a Tropical Storm on Wednesday as he moved further inland.

Isaac prompts extended closure of some LSU health clinics and services

The slow pace of Hurricane Isaac has resulted in an extended closure of some LSU clinics and services. However, LSU Health’s statewide network of hospitals remains open and ready to treat emergencies during and after the storm.

La. Gov. Jindal updates status of state during Hurricane Isaac

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is holding a press conference in Baton Rouge to update on the current conditions around the state.

Tulane using social media to show its students are safe

Tulane University's fall semester commenced last week.  However, students old and new had an unwelcome visitor on campus yesterday, Hurricane Isaac.

CLECO updates customers with power outages

As Hurricane Isaac slowly moves along the Gulf Coast, parts of the Northshore in New Orleans are experiencing flood waters and continue to feel the impact of tropical force winds.

Regions Bank reopens two branches in Alexandria area at 11 a.m.

The following Regions Bank Branches in the Alexandria, La. area, that were closed in preparation for Hurricane Isaac will re-open today at 11 a.m.

Get storm information from the Red Cross

The Red Cross of Central Louisiana wants to remind people of their hurricane safety checklist. There are also links to the hurricane apps on their website as well as updates from the Red Cross.