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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.

Tornado-relief donators advised to research before donating

After any disaster, people all across the country try to do everything they can to help those impacted.

Report: Louisiana students improve standardized testing scores

The percentage of Louisiana students scoring at the Basic level or above on standardized tests grew one point in grades 3-8, with 69 percent of students testing at Basic or above.

Bill banning social media sites while driving headed to Governor’s desk

A bill banning Louisiana people from visiting social media sites while driving has gained final approval. The bill will now head to Governor Jindal’s desk.

May 22 proclaimed 'American Cancer Society Day' in Louisiana

In honor of the American Cancer Society’s 100th Birthday, Governor Bobby Jindal officially proclaimed May 22 as “American Cancer Society Day” and urges all residents of Louisiana to join together to finish the fight against ca

Man killed by FBI agent knew Tsarnaevs, official says

A man fatally shot overnight by an FBI agent in Orlando was being investigated for a possible connection to the Boston bombings, a U.S. law enforcement official with direct knowledge of the Boston Marathon case told CNN.