This story was originally published by The Current. Pillows are in short supply at the Lafayette warehouse operated by the Acadiana Regional Coalition on Homelessness and…
In a county with high rates of food insecurity, longtime residents are working to fill the gaps.
For seven months, Southerly has stayed on a story that received far too little media attention. Here’s how we did it.
Without advance warning about the true scale of power outages and the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning, local officials say they were caught off guard, leaving residents to fend for themselves.
Wood pellet manufacturing plants have underreported emissions at plants throughout the South, which are most often in Black and low-income communities.
A pre-existing housing crisis in Lake Charles, along with slow federal aid, have left some renters unhoused for nearly six months.
The state plans to execute Willie B. Smith III on Feb. 11 in a prison on the coast. Experts worry it will only lead to more deaths.