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Hungry and out of school a look at the struggle to keep kids full in the summer

When schools close their doors for the summer, some local parents  have a hard time keeping nutritious food on the table. Parents have to make up for meals kids normally get in the cafeteria.

3-year-old child accidently shot in grandmother's home

A toddler from Benton, La. was shot when a gun accidentally discharged in the child's grandmother's home. On Monday, Benton Police were called to a house on Scarborough Road on reports of shots fired.

Fallen solider's body arrives home: honored by community

A Louisiana national guardsman who died serving our country over the Memorial Day weekend was honored Tuesday.

Louisiana Representative forms bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus

A Louisiana U.S. Representative formed a bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus to streamline the national response to a natural disaster.

A plan to protect Louisiana’s coast

Following the devastating effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Louisiana State Legislature formed the Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority or CPRA in 2005.

Judge accepts theater shooting suspect's insanity plea

A Denver-area judge on Tuesday accepted a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity by Colorado movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes, according to CNN affiliates KMGH and KUSA.

Public invited to provide input for Picardy-Perkins Connection project

The public will have a chance to discuss the latest Green Light Project plan for the Picardy-Perkins Connection. Residents and business owners in the area are encouraged to attend tonight’s meeting.

Storm chasing: Science, thrill-seeking or tourism?

A menacing tornado churned behind Mike Eilts as the storm chaser's truck sped away. It seemed like the perfect escape, until Eilts realized he was barreling toward a dead end.

Sex assault in military 'enemy to morale, readiness,' senator says

Calling sexual assault in the military "an enemy to morale and readiness," Sen. James Inhofe urged his colleagues on the Senate Armed Services committee to tread carefully in tackling the issue.

Mississippi man indicted, allegedly sent ricin letters to Obama and other officials

A Mississippi man was indicted Monday in the mailing of ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and two other officials.