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NOAA predicts extremely active season; 3 to 6 major hurricanes

In its 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued today, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an active or extremely active Atlantic hurricane season this year.

Raising Cane’s mobilizes to deliver aid to victims of North Texas, Oklahoma tornadoes

Thousands of people across North Texas and Oklahoma are in desperate need of food, water, shelter and other basic necessities after their communities were devastated by deadly tornadoes over the past several days.

Former tenant claims wrongful eviction by Gonzales Councilman

Debra Williams lived as tenant in a “shed” owned by Gonzales Councilman Timothy Vessel, Sr. from May 1, 2012 until her eviction on February 4, 2013, barely a month after he assumed office.

DOTD installs enhanced monitoring equipment near Bayou Corne sinkhole

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will use enhanced monitoring along La. 70, near the Assumption Parish sinkhole.

27-year-old unrestrained driver killed in two-vehicle crash; impairment suspected

A DeRidder man died last night in a two-vehicle crash. Officials say he was not wearing a seatbelt and he was ejected from his truck.

Convicted murderers, rapists, pedophiles now prohibited from food stamp program

A Louisiana Senator is responsible for passing an amendment that will prohibit convicted murderers, rapists, and pedophiles from being able to receive food stamps.

Obama speech to focus on drones, Guantanamo prison

From the targeted killing of Americans overseas to the future of the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, President Barack Obama will lay out the framework and legal rationale for his administration's counterterrorism policy in a widely antic

Sheriff to young woman's supporters: Teen sex case is about age, not gay rights

Kaitlyn Hunt's supporters say she is being prosecuted because she was in a sexual relationship with someone of the same sex.

Severe storms slam recovering Oklahoma City area

Pounding rain soaked tornado-ravaged Moore, Oklahoma, on Thursday morning, hindering recovery efforts. And heavy winds were expected, bringing a slight possibility of an isolated twister.

Parents pleased with LEAP result improvements

LEAP scores increased alongside the difficulty of the test, pleasing parents of elementary and middle school students.