Tuesday, June 18 2013 5:12 PM EDT2013-06-18 21:12:52 GMT
A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder after his 5-year-old sister died Sunday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Detectives say the boy admitted to practicing "WWE" moves on theMore >>
A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder after his 5-year-old sister died Sunday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Detectives say the boy admitted to practicing "WWE" moves on the girl, even after she told him that she was in pain.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 4:10 PM EDT2013-06-18 20:10:44 GMT
WWL-TV reports there has been a possible explosion in Washington Parish early Tuesday morning. The station stated on its website officials are on their way to the town of Isabel to investigate. According toMore >>
There was a gas line explosion early Tuesday morning, according to Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal. The gas fire is out, but trees in the area are still burning. More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-06-18 14:36:47 GMT
Louisiana State Police reports I-10 East is closed at Whiskey Bay on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge due to multiple crashes. Traffic on I-10 East is being diverted onto I-49 North.Drivers trying to get toMore >>
Louisiana State Police said I-10 East was closed for a while Tuesday morning due to multiple crashes near Whiskey Bay on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:18 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:18:50 GMT
A man accused of stealing air conditioners was arrested on theft and drug charges Monday. Johnny Williams Jr., 34, of Hammond, faces charges of felony theft and possession of marijuana. The Tangipahoa ParishMore >>
A man accused of stealing air conditioners was arrested on theft and drug charges Monday. Witnesses said they saw him take the units. More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:37:41 GMT
Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in finding a suspected rapist. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office reported Justo Venegas, 31, is wanted on a charge of forcible rape. Chief DeputyMore >>
Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in finding a suspected rapist. He is wanted for forcible rape involving a girl. More >>
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -
Ella Kate Anderson is four years old. As a Cystic Fibrosis patient, she knows she has special needs.
And she has a very special friend, 3-year-old Ava, who has needs of her own.
"She doesn't have any hair 'cause she has Leukemia," said Ella Kate.
Her mom, Shannon Anderson, said it's a simple concept.
"We've always tried to teach Ella Kate that it's good to give," said Shannon.
Ella Kate is donating her own hair, in Ava's honor, so that someone like her friend can have a wig, while fighting a deadly disease.
"I guess she got her first cut around one. And we decided to let it grow and whenever we found out about Ava, we decided that giving her hair to Locks of Love would be a way for her to give back when so many people have given so much for her," said Shannon.
As the mother of a child with health needs, Shannon and her husband know how much the action of others helped Ella Kate during a health struggle.
"We have always been surrounded by wonderful friends and family who have been very supportive of us and our cause, and so that is something that we have wanted to teach Ella Kate - that it's very important to give back to others when you can," she said.
With just a few snips, Ella Kate knows her pretty locks will be a big help to another person, maybe someone like her friend.
Even at age 4, Ella Kate is making such a difference. She's learning a lot about life, love and giving back in Bobby's Bama.