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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.

Boy Scouts to vote on lifting its ban on gay youths

The eyes of the country will be upon Texas on Thursday.

Parents pleased with LEAP result improvements

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

Nine horses die in early morning stable fire; lightning strike considered possible cause

Firefighters did their best to rescue several horses in a barn. Sadly, they were unsuccessful and nine died in the early morning blaze.

Bayou Corne evacuee's home struck by lightning

A Bayou Corne woman already forced to evacuate her home has a new disaster to deal with. Lightning destroyed part of her home Wednesday morning. now friends and family are working to save what's left.

NWS: Straight line winds cause major damage in Morgan City

Straight line winds caused some big damage this morning in Morgan City. Several camper vehicles were flipped on their sides on Wednesday, May 22. We’re told the roof was torn off of a local business.

Church hopes to help those in need in Oklahoma without leaving state

And here at home locals are doing what they can to help the victims in Oklahoma. One community church in St. Francisville hopes their drive will help some of the people in need in Moore.

AG to Powerhouse Gym Members: File a claim

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell reminds consumers adversely affected by Baton Rouge’s Powerhouse Gym to file a claim with the Louisiana Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection section by Friday, May 31.

Lawmakers looking to help Juban Crossing Development

Thousands of jobs hang in the balance in Livingston Parish as the Juban Crossing Project continues to stall.