louisiana

Biden surveys damage from Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS, La. (NBC) – On Friday, President Biden headed to the Gulf Coast to survey damage from Hurricane Ida. The president’s visit to Louisiana comes with a promise of federal assistance to the millions coping with Ida’s devastation from the south …

Hurricane Ida recovery ongoing

JAMES PARISH, La. (WDSU/NBC) – Cleanup and recovery efforts are underway in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida battered parts of the state. You can see the widespread damage left behind in St. James Parish. Neighborhoods remain flooded and residents are still reeling from …

Undocumented father seeks sanctuary

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WDSU) – A man has taken sanctuary in a New Orleans church in an effort to avoid deportation. Jose Torres, an undocumented immigrant, appeared at a news conference Wednesday morning at First Grace United Methodist Church, where he discussed …

New Orleans shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

New Orleans, La. (CNN) — Gunshots interrupted a weekend of holiday celebrations in New Orleans’ French Quarter early Sunday, leaving one person dead and nine injured, city officials said. An argument between two men on Bourbon Street escalated into a shootout, police …