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By Roby Chavez
Parades are rolling and brass bands are back. Music venues are sold out again and mouth-watering Cajun and Creole dishes are being served up in packed restaurants in New Orleans. With its culture economy, the city is trying to rally…
Only four of the state’s 15 tribes have met the federal criteria to be recognized as sovereign powers.
COCODRIE, LA – Lapeyrouse’s grocery store stood the test of time for more than a century. For three generations, the store has persevered through numerous storms, but it’s never seen anything like Ida, which blew through coastal Louisiana…
When Ida hit, it wasn't just infrastructure that took a hit. Experts say storm survivors' physical and mental health will continue to be affected long after the clouds have parted, compounded by the region’s high rates of COVID and hospitalizations…
Local officials say there simply is not enough affordable housing for all the people who have lost their homes.
NEW ORLEANS – Norman Bouisse is wading through blackened water as thick muck fills his shrimp boots, looking for his baby brother’s casket. For years, the casket sat undisturbed in its plot in Adams Cemetery in the historic town of…
By Deema Zein, Julia Griffin
Thousands of discarded tents from a UK music festival are repurposed for refugees, global chip shortages prompt General Motors to shut down assembly plants and why women are posting videos about taking out their own IUDs. Check out these stories…
Power is now restored to most of New Orleans, but several hundred thousand people in southeast Louisiana are still without amid a rising death toll. Local officials say 9 more people in New Orleans have died of excessive heat, bringing…
By Associated Press
Thousands are still struggling without electricity and water outside the metro area, and officials say oppressive heat is contributing to both health problems and the misery.
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