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 >>
When Jared Kuper was diagnosed with diabetes at 8-years-old,
his mom sat all day long at his school so that she could monitor his blood
sugar levels herself.
"It's a minute to minute disease," said Laura Kuper. "So the
wind could blow and their blood sugar changes. It's a constant worry."
Kuper, which is pronounced "Cooper," is now able to rely on
the school nurse for help. You would think that's how it would be everywhere
since diabetes care is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act. But a
growing number of parents complain they and their children are being
"Some daycares don't accept kids with diabetes," said Kuper.
Experts say there's confusion about who's responsible for
"Families still face some challenges (and get) some
resistance at the daycare and school level," said the American Diabetes
Association's Linda Siminerio.
Parents and school districts face challenges when dealing
with a diabetic student. Who will monitor insulin levels? Who's allowed to give
the shots? That's not spelled-out in federal law. And state laws aren't always
clear. That's why some parents end-up spending their whole day with their kids
"There's parents that work and shouldn't have to worry and
don't have that luxury," Kuper points out.