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Nine horses die in early morning stable fire; lightning strike considered possible cause

Firefighters did their best to rescue several horses in a barn. Sadly, they were unsuccessful and nine died in the early morning blaze.

LSU and Arkansas to battle in SEC Tournament

The LSU baseball team looks to continue their hot play when they face SEC West foe Arkansas Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

Gonzales man arrested in dog torture case; said animal was 'uncooperative'

On Monday, May 20, a dog was found dead in an open field on Black Bayou Extension Road; the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation and later arrested Jacob Blackwell, 25.

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.

Survey finds out what Americans will be doing this Memorial Day

With Memorial Day fast approaching, TripAdvisor announces the results of its Memorial Day and summer travel survey that uncovers what people are doing and where they will be going next weekend and this summer.

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.

Woman arrested after stealing from retirement home residents

A thief who was preying on the elderly was arrested by Slidell Police. All of the victims were over 89-years-old and residing at a Slidell retirement home.