Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:38 GMT
A widespread power outage has affected a large portion of Ascension Parish. Small portions of neighboring parishes are also affected. As of 5:40 p.m., the Entergy website reported 20,981 homes andMore >>
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday. More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:29 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:29:03 GMT
A Livingston man was shot after allegedly attacking a deputy Sunday.According to reports, Zebulun Kennedy, 25, charged the deputy, knocked him to the ground and continued attacking him. The deputy drewMore >>
A Livingston man was shot after allegedly attacking a deputy Sunday.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 3:33 PM EDT2013-05-20 19:33:45 GMT
Baton Rouge Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly killed a man in a fight.According to reports, Andres Gonzalez, 27, and Raphael Domino Jr., 39, were fighting at Club End Zone on Plank Rd. justMore >>
Baton Rouge Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly killed a man in a fight.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:01 AM EDT2013-05-21 06:01:07 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
At least 51 have died in a storm the National Weather Service described as large and violent.More >>
At the corner of Plank Rd. and Scenic Highway sits a Chevron gas station. It's off I-110 near Memorial Stadium. Around 10 p.m.Sunday, a family stopped here to get gas. "Upon our arrival, we located threeMore >>
A man said he, his wife and his daughter were all punched because they were in the "wrong neighborhood" when they stopped to get gas at night. More >>
Information from Tangipahoa Parish Government:
Parish requested, along with other parishes, for FEMA disaster assistance.
Tangipahoa Parish was not authorized based upon the initial FEMA damage
estimates, but FEMA officials are surveying Tangipahoa Parish Monday to
determine if Tangipahoa Parish has enough damage to qualify for individual
Entergy asks that any customers still without power should call 1-800-968-8243 and report your outage. Entergy has restored power to 96.1% of its Tangipahoa Parish Customers.
SDT/Progressive Waste has resumed normal garbage services for Tangipahoa Parish.
Residents may not return to any areas that remain flooded until the waters have receded. However, the previous mandatory and voluntary evacuations for tangipahoa parish are lifted for residents where the water has receded.
All residents are advised to use good judgment in returning to their homes in areas where the flood waters have receded.
There is still substantial flooding along the Tangipahoa River and other creeks and streams. The Tangipahoa River, according to the national weather service, has crested at Hwy 190. The most current reading is 19.88 ft at 8:30am. The river is receding . It is now below major flood stage of 21 ft. and is projected to fall below moderate flood stage of 18 ft. by 8:00am Tuesday.
parish shelters have been consolidated into one new shelter at the Emmanuel
Baptist Church at 1503 Pecan Street in Hammond.