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Tornado rips through Amite, uprooting trees and throwing debris across LA 16 & 1054

Yesterday's tornado rocked the small town of Amite. Roofs were ripped off of homes. Windows were blown out. Trees were uprooted, and more than a dozen power lines were snapped.

Prairieville man turns himself in for early morning murder

23-year-old Kevin Sheppard turned himself into authorities this morning.

Prairieville man wanted on murder charges after drug deal

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Deputies need your help to find Kevin Sheppard, 24, who's wanted on murder charges after a Christmas Eve early morning shooting.

Teen dies after drug deal shooting at Piggly Wiggly

Police are looking for a black man who shot a 19-year-old man in North Baton Rouge.

St. Vincent de Paul plans to serve 900 Christmas meals

Volunteers at St. Vincent de Paul have already started prepping for their annual Christmas meal. 

The battle to save Redemptorist High School

The announcement that Redemptorist High School would be closing its doors at the end of the year caught a lot of people off guard.

EBR coroner determines Jassiah Clark died of an accidental drowning

Four year old Jassiah Clark's death was ruled an accident today by the EBR Coroner. When the young boy went missing days ago, the Baton Rouge community was shaken up by his disappearance.

Police: car possibly involved in Gus Young Park abduction

Detectives are looking to question the driver of another car that may have been involved in the kidnapping of a 7-year-old girl at Gus You

LA 431 closed due to down power line

LA 431 is closed is closed to traffic between US 61 (Airline Hwy.) and LA 429 due to downed a power pole at Bayou Francois Bridge.

EBR Coroner: Jassiah Clark death was an accident

East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner, Dr. Beau Clark, says Jassiah Clark died accidentally. The coroner conducted an autopsy on Tuesday.