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 1:46 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:46:27 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 >>
Shareeka West walked around what
is left of her family home on Thursday, still searching for the right words.
"Like right now I don't know what
to say. It's just. It just hurts," said West.
Pain is all that remains from a
blaze that firefighters told Shareeka and her family started because of a gas
leak and a possible electrical short. No one was home at the time of the fire
but at least 10 lives were turned upside down, including those of six children
who are left with many questions.
"They told me they lost
everything and they don't have anywhere to stay, everything is gone," said
Shareeka and her family say the
devastation is hard to comprehend and that's where organizations like the
American Red Cross come into play, providing necessities like shelter and
clothing. But most of all reassurance that everything will eventually be
"It is really isolating when
you're going through this process. So we want the family to know you will, you
will be resilient in this. You are going to make it and these are some steps
that we can help guide you in that," said Nancy Malone of the Baton Rouge
American Red Cross.
Shareeka and her family did have
rental insurance but the task of rebuilding still looms large, so in the
meantime she plans on remaining strong and answering her children's'
questions the best way she knows how.
"I try to encourage them
everything will be fine. You have your health, your strength, we're alive,"