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 >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:29 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:29:03 GMT
A Livingston man was shot after allegedly attacking a deputy Sunday.According to reports, Zebulun Kennedy, 25, charged the deputy, knocked him to the ground and continued attacking him. The deputy drewMore >>
A Livingston man was shot after allegedly attacking a deputy Sunday.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 3:33 PM EDT2013-05-20 19:33:45 GMT
Baton Rouge Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly killed a man in a fight.According to reports, Andres Gonzalez, 27, and Raphael Domino Jr., 39, were fighting at Club End Zone on Plank Rd. justMore >>
Baton Rouge Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly killed a man in a fight.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:01 AM EDT2013-05-21 06:01:07 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 >>
At least 51 have died in a storm the National Weather Service described as large and violent.More >>
At the corner of Plank Rd. and Scenic Highway sits a Chevron gas station. It's off I-110 near Memorial Stadium. Around 10 p.m.Sunday, a family stopped here to get gas. "Upon our arrival, we located threeMore >>
A man said he, his wife and his daughter were all punched because they were in the "wrong neighborhood" when they stopped to get gas at night. More >>
CENTREVILLE, MS (WAFB) -
Shattered pieces are what remain
after high winds dropped a huge tree on the house Dorothy Dixon has called home
for 50 years. Dorothy's shock is coupled with relief, thankful that neither she
nor her family members were nearby when the storm ripped through Centreville,
"My son's guitar is hanging and
if he would have been here he would have been on bed playing his guitar," said
Chris Bannan of the National
Weather Service surveys the path of destruction in Amite County and is
convinced it's the work of what he believes was at least an F-1 possibly an F-2
Across the county line in Wilkinson, John Templeton is already in
clean-up mode just hours after his property was ravaged by the tornado.
"The power company is working on
all the lines. That's all we can do," said Templeton.
The damage from the tornado in
Centreville is unmistakable but for Bannan and others who analyze these storms,
it's how the public heeded the warnings that made all the difference.
"So far we're finding people are
getting their information and getting it a lot of different ways," said Bannan.
"Right now we are only seeing one injury and people actually took precautions
and got into closets and center parts of their house which is very positive
from an aspect that we want to look at storm safety."
Looking at the bright side is
something Dorothy is doing as well, despite knowing she has to rebuild from
"It's going to take a while to
clean all this up. It's going to be hard but we can do it," said Dixon.