Days after Tropical Storm Marco moves along Louisiana's coast, Tropical Storm Laura is set to hit the area as a hurricane.
Hurricane and storm surge watches have been issued for most of southern Louisiana, including New Orleans, and southeast Texas, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed earlier.
At one point on Tuesday, Genevieve clocked wind speeds of around 130 miles per hour, making it a powerful Category 4 hurricane. It has now weakened to a tropical storm after lashing Baja California.
Louisiana Secretary of State Ardoin said that expanding the state's mail-in voting system would "further strain an already stressed election system in terms of human, physical, and technical resources."
Average daily death tolls have been rising in Georgia, Arkansas, North Carolina, Nevada, Louisiana, Tennessee and Oregon over the past month.
The altercation reportedly took place when 17-year-old Kelsy Wallace enforced COVID-19 protocols for seating groups of more than six people.
The suspect seen in the video was later ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation.
Mississippi, Missouri, Alaska, Oklahoma and Louisiana have each seen an increase in the average daily new cases reported over recent weeks.
Police are asking for the public's help in finding the man who fired several rounds at Brother's Mart employees over the weekend.
Governor John Bel Edwards encouraged Louisiana residents of any faith to participate in "prayerful reflection" this week.
West Monroe police arrested Ricky Taylor, 64, on Tuesday outside a Walmart Supercenter on three charges: aggravated assault with a motor vehicle on an officer, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct.
"I know it's a little bit unusual," he said. "This will be a spiritual diet and exercise that I as a Catholic Christian believe is very important anyway."
Ricky Lee Taylor, 64, was arrested outside the Walmart Supercenter in West Monroe, Louisiana, after telling an officer: "You can't make me wear a f***ing mask."
Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Louisiana Tuesday, where coronavirus cases have seen another spike, to talk need for schools, football this fall.
"There are some people who want to keep our schools closed because they think it gives them a political advantage," Senator John Kennedy said.
The new order will go into effect Monday morning, and also closes bars.
Georgia, Iowa, Utah and Louisiana each reported around a 42 to 61 percent increase in new cases on Friday.
The city of Minden confirmed its mayor was diagnosed with the virus.
"You would do the number of tests you do in a month in just a few days to try to make sure we identify these asymptomatics and get a better handle on them," Admiral Brett Giroir said Wednesday.
Pro-lifers have suffered another loss at the Supreme Court, but now is the time to fight back harder than ever.
The pastor,Tim Deason, discouraged absences and virtual attendance via the church's live stream during a service held in Sugartown, Louisiana, on Sunday.
The Southern state has seen its testing positivity rate rise from under 6 percent in early June to more than 8 percent.
The Court ruled that Louisiana's law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital was unconstitutional.
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh said the factual record didn't "adequately demonstrate" the law would cause the abortion clinics to close.
"We are deeply disappointed that the government has chosen to indict Jason Williams simply for following the advice of his tax preparer," said Williams' attorney Billy Gibbens in a Friday statement.
Trade winds blow dust from the Sahara westwards over the Atlantic every year.
The dust can pose a health risk, particularly for those with respiratory issues, such as asthma and allergies.
The dust has brought hazy skies and poor air quality to large parts of the Caribbean.
The dust cloud could bring sensational sunsets to states in the southeast.