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Gov. Ivey approves military help for Hurricane relief in Louisiana and unrest in Wisconsin

Wind and water levels are increasing as extremely dangerous Hurricane Laura has reached...
Wind and water levels are increasing as extremely dangerous Hurricane Laura has reached Category 4 strength and is taking aim at the northwest gulf coast.(WBTV)
Updated: Aug. 26, 2020 at 6:41 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Governor Ivey has approved the Alabama National Guard to help in Wisconsin and in Louisiana.

A spokesperson said Gov. Ivey approved the Alabama National Guard to send four Black Hawk helicopters to Louisiana Thursday morning to help with the hurricane’s impact.

Ivey also approved the Guard to send up to 350 military police to handle the unrest in Wisconsin following the shooting of Jacob Blake.

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