UNDATED - The state is asking for more time to offer hurricane recovery benefits from last years storms.
Federal aid is scheduled to end in March, but state officials are asking for a 6 month extension.
Louisiana's hurricane recovery chief says
BATON ROUGE - Five are dead and seven remain in critical condition after a minivan flipped over on I-10 near Baton Rouge Saturday.
Officials say the van was likely overweight and not designed to carry so many people.