The owner of seven Louisiana nursing homes whose residents suffered in squalid conditions after being evacuated to a warehouse as Hurricane Ida approached last year was arrested on Wednesday.
By nature and necessity, the Houma people are a sprawling but tight-knit community in the bayou region. Federal recognition for the tribe could keep them out of harm's way.
Ida's ferocious 150 mph winds decimated parts of Louisiana's electrical grid. At the height, more than a million homes and businesses were without power. The remaining 117,000+ are having to make do.
The hurricane's remnants hit New Jersey just days before classes were to begin at Hackensack Middle School. Its custodian was determined to keep the students on track.
Joy Banner's family took shelter in a house on a plantation their ancestors helped build. "They were not able to have this kind of house for their own protection when a hurricane hit them," she says.
Coast Guard teams have been dispatched to help determine the extent of the damage from the spill, which is situated roughly two miles off the Louisiana coast. Officials say the source remains unclear.
At least 49 people are confirmed dead, and in some areas, the search for the missing continues. Residents digging out from the wreckage are asking whether the region is prepared for the next storm.
After a major storm hit the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, with heavy rain, flash floods and tornadoes, multiple states now turn their attention to recovery.
Four nursing home residents in Louisiana have died after being evacuated to another facility ahead of Hurricane Ida. Health officials are investigating reports of unsafe conditions at the site.
Some progress is being made three days after Ida made landfall, but the region's utility company, Entergy, faces a slew of obstacles in restoring power throughout the region.
Members of the public helped identify Benjamin Eugene Dagley of Ohio, according to police in Gulfport, Mississippi.
Days after Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana, local officials are still wading through floodwaters and heavy debris in continued efforts to help residents who stayed behind.
The Karnofsky Shop was listed on the National Register of Historic Places because of its outsized impact on Louis Armstrong's life. The family that lived there encouraged him to pursue music.
Louisiana is beginning the tough task of recovery after Hurricane Ida swept through the state's coast and caused significant damage and power outages.
Hurricane Ida rapidly gained strength right before it hit Louisiana this weekend. Abnormally hot water in the Gulf of Mexico acted as fuel for the storm.