NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Building toward hurricane strength, Tropical Storm Barry began hitting Louisiana with wind and rain Friday as it closed in for what forecasters said will be a long, slow — and epic — drenching that could trigger flooding in and around New Orleans.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso advises citizens to be prepared for a hurricane threat that is increasing for the southwest region of Louisiana. While all of the details about this threat are evolving, he urges everyone to be prepared for hurricane-force winds by Saturday with possible…
BATON ROUGE – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency for all of Louisiana in preparation for the impact of the low-pressure system, Invest 92L, in the Gulf of Mexico.
As of 10:30 Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service in Lake Charles has updated the situation with Tropical Cyclone #2 in the Gulf of Mexico, which is expected to hit South Louisiana some time Saturday as a hurricane.
The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is keeping a close eye on the development of Invest 92L, a weather system over the eastern Gulf of Mexico that will be forming into a possible tropical storm or hurricane by this weekend.
Residents along the Gulf Coast are keeping an eye on the weather as meteorologists have predicted that a tropical system entering the gulf this week could form into a tropical storm that could impact Southwest Louisiana over the weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Friday it will continue to look for legal grounds to force the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, hours after President Donald Trump said he is "very seriously" considering an executive order to get the question on the form.
For decades Southwest Louisiana has been a major player on a national scale when it comes to industry and energy. In the last decade, the development of the Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) market has given the region a seat at the world’s energy table.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty seconds for answers, a television audience of millions and, for some candidates, a first chance to introduce themselves to voters.
Today is Friday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2019. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer begins at 11:54 a.m. Eastern time.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana's Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from members of his own party.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers took another step Tuesday in efforts to chip away at abortion rights, nearing final passage of a bill that would ask voters to rewrite the state constitution to ensure it offers no protections for the procedure.
Pre-teen girls experience many rapid changes in their minds and bodies. Sorting those out and knowing what is normal can be difficult while combatting the messages they receive from a media invested in convincing them that they need to buy products to make them better.
Atlas Copco Rental is opening a new store in Sulphur and is inviting the public to come by on Thursday, May 23, at 707 East Napoleon Street in Sulphur from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana state senators Wednesday backed a $3.8 billion public school formula that includes all financing increases sought by Gov. John Bel Edwards.
President Donald Trump visited Sempra Energy’s $10 billion Cameron LNG export facility in Hackberry on Tuesday, touting the United States as being an “energy superpower” under his administration, while also promising a new Interstate 10-Calcasieu River bridge, if re-elected.“Now we have an A…
Heavy rains, winds and large hail pelted the Sulphur and Carlyss areas of Calcasieu Parish early Friday morning during a severe thunderstorm.
A Sulphur woman who was a teacher at Lake Charles Charter Academy was taken into custody by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 10-year-old boy.
The F-22 Raptor will fly at the Kia of Lake Charles Chennault International Airshow, presented by Phillips 66, which takes place May 10-12 at Chennault International Airport.