Homeowners in the Hundred Oaks subdivision have attributed their recently flooded homes to heavy rainfall and poor maintenance of Dawson Creek. The residents say they are concerned with the section of the creek near the Acadian Thruway underpass, which is overgrown with vegetation and debris.
A current employee with Republic Services is speaking out after the director blamed employees for missed trash pickups in a previous metro council meeting. The employee says there are several issues the company has not addressed that could help drivers complete their routes.
WAFB’s 9News Alert Team gets tons of calls from viewers at home who say their contracted repairs didn’t go as planned, so we visited the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to learn what you can do to protect your pockets.
Ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, have become a vital resource for travelers. However, those services aren’t available to everyone in Louisiana. Lawmakers are now discussing a bill that could expand services and regulations statewide.
Democrat State Representative Katrina Jackson spoke at the capitol Tuesday, May 21 about why she stands with the Senate as they passed House Bill 425, also known as the Love Life Amendment. The amendment would remove language from the state’s constitution securing the right to abortion.
Donna Collins-Lewis, District 8 councilwoman, introduced a new resolution during Wednesday night’s metro council meeting. The resolution would allow the council to request a full report of complaints regarding missed garbage and recycling pickup made to the East Baton Rouge Parish 311 call center.
Exactly 171 families in Louisiana are still living in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) owned mobile home units (MHU) provided after the flood in 2016. Those residents are now violating the April 30 move-out deadline, FEMA says.