louisiana floods

President Barack Obama visited the state of Louisiana on Tuesday to survey the unprecedented flood damage after much criticism from local and national authorities for not ending his vacation early.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Storm victims spill out of the waiting rooms, some clutching water-stained documents, others with the long stare of those stricken by disaster, each with a story of personal tragedy about the Louisiana flood’s devastation to their homes and their lives. The line for the makeshift Federal Emergency Management Agency recovery […]

Brazilian law enforcement authorities charged Ryan Lochte and teammate Jimmy Feigen on Thursday with reporting a false crime. The Olympians initially reported that they were robbed at gunpoint Sunday morning after a night of partying. Authorities could not verify the swimmers’ timeline of events and later discovered the men vandalized a local gas station. Prosecutors must decide whether they will […]

The Red Cross is calling the flooding the worst U.S. disaster since Hurricane Sandy in 2012, with damage costing at least $30 million.

It’s always incredibly sad to watch the aftermath of a natural disaster and how it drastically affects the lives of those in its wake. That is exactly what is happening now, as numerous reports and images are coming out of the recent floods in Louisiana. The floods have been extremely severe and actor Wendell Pierce […]

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An act of God is how some are describing it, a catastrophic 48-hour torrent of rain that sent thousands of people in Louisiana scrambling for safety and left many wondering how a region accustomed to hurricanes could get caught off guard so badly. At least six people have been killed […]