Jun 5, 2014
Cell phone use, texting will be banned in Louisiana school zones
A proposal banning drivers from using cell phones in school zones was approved on Monday by state lawmakers.
WWL-TV New Orleans
St. James Parish starts cleanup of damage from strong storm system
ST. JAMES, La. -- In his 62 years, St. James Parish President Tim Roussel says he's never seen rain and flooding in his parish like he did Wednesday.
Photos: Heavy storms pass through S. Louisiana
Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office trustees fill sandbags as heavy rain hits the roof above them at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center on Wednesday in Gonzales.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Rising waters flood many homes and businesses
Residents in St. James Parish experienced massive flooding as a result of the storms that passed through south Louisiana on Tuesday and Wednesday.
St. James Parish Council OKs oil tank farm, river terminal
A proposed crude oil tank farm and Mississippi River terminal nearly six years in the making received a critical waiver from St. James Parish's newly adopted land use plan late Wednesday night.