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Jindal gives La. emergency order to provide propane, heating fuels in extreme cold

Governor Bobby Jindal has ordered a state of emergency in Louisiana due to the extreme cold weather conditions and a shortage of propane and heating products.

Most vulnerable flood zone residents not impressed with flood insurance bill

The federal omnibus spending bill approved by the House of Representatives on Wednesday has big implications for residents of South Louisiana.

National Hurricane Museum and Science Center may find home in La.

Louisiana may be the home of a new National Hurricane Museum and Science Center. State and national leaders are pushing for the museum and science center to be built near Interstate 10 in Lake Charles.

La. GOHSEP distributes radios to university police departments

The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is providing nearly 150 radio devices to police departments at 10 universities across the state.

Teachers raising money to help typhoon victims

A group of teachers here in Louisiana are doing what they can to help victims of the devastating typhoon that hit the Philippines. The Filipino Educators Federation of Louisiana is collecting donations to help with recovery efforts.

Organizations come together to help animals during natural disaster

Natural disasters are scary, especially hurricanes. The state does everything they can to prepare and help the public during times of need. What about our pets, our livestock or our animals?

Red Cross offers help to people trying to find family affected by typhoon

Four days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the Philippines the American Red Cross is doing it's part to help assess the damage there.

T.S. Karen: Storm becomes disorganized, Hurricane watch discontinued

The National Hurricane Center said that Tropical Storm Karen has become disorganized and that hurricane watches elsewhere have been discontinued. Summary of watches and warnings in effect:

Price gouging law in effect following Emergency Declaration for T.S. Karen

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell reminds citizens and businesses that Louisiana price gouging laws are in effect upon the state of emergency declaration by Governor Bobby Jindal in anticipation of Tropical Storm Karen.

Furloughed La. National Guard technicians recalled to assist with T.S. Karen

Declaring a state of emergency, Governor Bobby Jindal has authorized the mobilization of 650 Guardsmen to state active duty to respond to Tropical Storm Karen as needed.