LAFITTE - Search and rescue crews found two boaters alive this morning after a 13-hour search near Lafitte.
A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries seaplane found the overdue boaters waving down the plane. Their boat was tied up to a camp.
The rescue boat was able to... more »
DONALDSONVILLE - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says search crews have found the body of a 27-year-old Livingston man whose uncle's body was found a day earlier in the Mississippi River near Donaldsonville.
Spokesman Adam Einck says the body of Joshua Peters was pulled from the water... more »
PIERRE PART- In Pierre Part, people are already taking precautions.
"It rises pretty quickly when it starts, you know, then when people are in trouble and their homes are only a couple inches from going under water, there's really nothing you can do," said Kenneth St. Germain.
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Louisiana State Police and state wildlife agents will be out looking for drunk drivers and boaters over the Fourth of July holiday. Lt. Col. John LeBlanc, executive director of the Louisiana Highway Commission, says there were 252 alcohol-related wrecks on state roads during last year's Fourth of July weekend. He... more »
Rescue officials have ended their search for two boaters missing since their pirogue capsized on the Mississippi River. Crews searched Saturday and Sunday morning for the men to no avail. The Coast Guard said the two men were traveling with their dog Saturday when their boat capsized after getting stuck... more »
The Coast Guard rescued four stranded boaters near Venice.
The distress call came in Sunday about 2:30 a.m. One of the boaters told the Coast Guard by radio they had run aground because of the ebbing tide, 12 miles northeast of Southwest Pass. more »