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After the storm: Midwesterners try to recover after string of deadly tornadoes

Now the long, arduous road to recovery begins. Hundreds of families in the Midwest must find a way to rebuild their lives after 76 reported tornadoes destroyed almost everything they had.

Couhig talks plans for West Feliciana Parish

Kevin Couhig, Parish President elect for West Feliciana Parish, is getting ready for his new role as the parish's first parish president.

Area volunteers ready to help tornado victims

As devastating tornados tore through the Midwest, Nancy Malone and other Red Cross volunteers were getting ready to answer the call for help.

2 are dead in Colorado mine accident; 19 injured

Authorities do not yet know what caused an accident at a silver mine in southwest Colorado that killed two miners and injured 19.

LSU remembers former athletic director Joe Dean

His name is synonymous with LSU Sports. Both as a basketball player and later athletic director, Joe Dean certainly made his mark. Dean passed away Sunday.

Baton Rouge house damaged in morning fire

Three George Fire Department engines and one ladder were dispatched at 7:50 a.m. with two BRFD engines to a house fire in the 9500 block of Crandon. The first unit was on scene at 7:54 a.m.

Saints players team with IrvingMorris and United Way to give "Hope for the Holidays"

New Orleans Saints players Roman Harper, Lance Moore, Malcolm Jenkins, and Jahri Evans teamed up with IrvingMorris and United Way of Southeast Louisiana to support United Way’s Hope for the Holidays campaign sponsored by Cox Oil, which re

EBRSO now taking applications for Christmas Crusade for Children

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office will be taking applications beginning Monday for the annual Christmas Crusade for Children program.

East Baton Rouge Parish, temporary lane closures

The following areas will have intermittent outside lane closures weekdays from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. for the period Monday, November 18, through Friday, November 22.

Meningitis Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about meningitis.