Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:18 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:18:45 GMT
Authorities said a 15-year-old girl may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old girl dead Monday afternoon. The crash happened onMore >>
Authorities said a 15-year-old may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old dead.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:48 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:48:15 GMT
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.A witness told police that the four girls, ages 7, 5, 3 and 1, had been in the same dirtyMore >>
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:38 GMT
A widespread power outage has affected a large portion of Ascension Parish. Small portions of neighboring parishes are also affected. As of 5:40 p.m., the Entergy website reported 20,981 homes andMore >>
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:42 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:42:15 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
LSU Campus police are cranking up the investigation into Monday's bomb threat and looking for the responsible for making the phone call.
"When we get a threat like this we're going to do an assessment and we're going to respond," said Colonel Mike Edmonson of the Louisiana State Police.
That response equaled a multi-agency effort at the local, state and federal levels. Those agencies are working together in the Fusion Center at the State Police compound pursuing leads by analysts as the investigation rolls on. What is not in question however, are the serious charges the person responsible for the threat faces.
"As silly as this phone call could end up being think about the fact that you could spend 15 years in hard labor behind bars for this and that's just state charges, that's not counting federal charges," added Edmonson.
The evacuation of the LSU campus was more like shutting down a city ranking in the top ten in the state in size and while the cost of that evacuation is hard to tabulate, officials say there is no doubt it is massive.
"Probably a high cost involved not only in a dollar amount but in emotions and everything that goes into shutting down a campus, a small city as you said, and then bringing that back up," said LSU Vice Chancellor Herb Vincent.
"You're certainly looking at thousands of dollars when you look at people's salaries and equipment that has to be moved over to do that but you're not only looking at it from State Police and Department of Public Safety, but from LSU, police department, sheriff's department, our federal partners who had to stop what they're doing and respond to something like this," said Edmonson.