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Tornadoes hit North Texas; 6 dead, dozens injured

Tornadoes ripped through North Texas on Wednesday night, part of a weather system that killed at least six people and injured more than 100 others, officials said.

Berlin Barbie bummer; feminists protest Dreamhouse opening

While a Barbie-themed restaurant opening was hailed with general delight and fanfare in Taipei earlier this year, the opening of the blonde doll's new European digs is being met with quite a different reception in Germany.

‘I’m a Cajun’ could soon be option for your driver’s license

Potentially coming soon to your driver’s license will be a way to show your love for Louisiana.

Big Powerball prize leads to big business for local retailers

A lot of people dreamed big Wednesday night. For all but a few, reality quickly set in. Powerball players lined up across the country for a shot at one of the biggest jackpots of all time.

RECALL: Subaru cars recalled for loss of steering

Subaru is recalling 5,379 Legacy and Outback cars in the United States because of a problem that could cause them to loose steering control.

Student data storage debate, Parents say it's a privacy issue

The Louisiana Department of Education has backed out of a contract to keep your child's personal information in a virtual data storage program. Outraged parents begged the department to stop the storage.

Teen drowns in Lafayette pond

A teen who drowned in a Lafayette pond on May 14 has been identified. At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Lafayette Police responded to Moore Park regarding a possible drowning.

LSP could see first new cadet class since 2009

The number of Louisiana State Troopers on the road has been dwindling since 2009, they're now down over 200 troopers thanks to retirement.

Women rally at State Capitol in support of Medicaid expansion

Women across the state are calling for help and more healthcare. They're asking for more access to health options, and they say lawmakers can help.

Parents continue to fight for and against breakaway school district

The proposed constitutional amendment that creates a new Southeast School District in Baton Rouge passed through the House Education committee in a ten to six vote. It's something parents on both sides have very strong feelings about.