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Residents,firefighters pick up pieces after severe weather crushes community

The National Weather Service confirmed a EF1 tornado touched down in Ascension Parish.

Severe weather does major damage in Baker

Terri Easterly heard severe weather that damaged several spots in Baker Monday morning. She said it was five minutes of terror she'll never forget.

Brett Gerald pleads guilty to seven counts of vehicular homicide

About 20 members of the Gaines family were in a Clinton courtroom today as Brett Gerald entered his guilty pleas. Each wore seven white ribbons on black t-shirts, to represent each person killed in the May crash.

Teen on his way to school dies in single-vehicle crash

The Louisiana State Police is investigating a crash that claimed the life of teen. We’re told the young man was on his way to school.

Serious damage due to storms reported across south Louisiana

Serious damage due to storms is being reported across south Louisiana. The National Weather Service is currently investigating multiple tornado reports.

Parade goers pack Jones Creek for Christmas parade

Christmas cheer filled the jones creek area during the Jones Creek Business Association's Annual Christmas Parade Sunday afternoon.

Kids learn about Christmas, play with animals at live nativity scene

Our Lady of the Livingston hosted a live nativity scene for area families mixing actors and animals to entertain the crowd.

Port Allen voters chose Slaughter

In Port Allen - the race for mayor started at three in November, and ends tonight with a clear winner.

MADD hosts holiday memorial

Families affected by drunk drivers came together Saturday for a Christmas tree dedication and remembrance ceremony hosted by Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Remains of BR pilot killed during Vietnam War returned for burial

The body of Baton Rouge serviceman killed in the line of duty during the Vietnam War will finally be returned to his family for a burial with full military honors.