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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.

Man and his dog bike across America to raise money

A man and his dog are traveling the country to help raise money for charity.

Forbes ranks LSU 5th most valuable college football team

LSU is the fifth most valuable team in college football, according to Forbes magazine. Forbes says LSU is worth $103 million, which puts the Tigers right behind their archrival Alabama.

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 continue to search for missing 4 year old Jassiah Clark

Four year old Jassiah Clark has been missing for nearly three days now. Time is of the essence as police search for clues where he was last seen.

Louisiana's drunk driving problem makes extra patrols vital

When you go out this holiday season, there will be lots of police officers checking to make sure you get home safely.

Gonzales man arrested on 31 counts of child pornography

 A joint law enforcement effort has led to the arrest of a Gonzales man on 31 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Investigators think MS teen may not have been alone when she burned

Investigators "are looking at the strong possibility" someone was in the car with a 19-year-old Mississippi woman moments before a fire engulfed the vehicle, a prosecuting attorney said Friday.

Louisiana man arrested in murder for hire scheme

On December 16, 2014, Louisiana State Police Detectives along with several other agencies arrested a Port Allen man after they learned that he was attempting to solicit murder.

Texas theater replaces 'The Interview' with 'Team America'

After Sony canceled the release of its comedy "The Interview," one Texas theater plans to screen "Team America: World Police" instead.