Good News!

New health district plans to put BR on medical map

Baton Rouge could get a new medical school! It's all part of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation's master plan to put the city on the "healthcare map."

LSU Student to receive surprise from Ellen DeGeneres on NBC33 Tuesday

Jasmine Williams is a Junior at Louisiana State University.

BR inventor creates fitness suit to help local athletes

Baton Rouge is known for a lot of things, but one that sticks out the most for a lot of people... the athletics. From LSU to Southern, it means a lot to us here.

Louisiana WWII Vet turns 105-years-old

He's seen 17 presidents, been around the world, and today a World War II veteran turned 105-years-old. This is Lawrence Brooks and he got a birthday surprise at the World War II museum.

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center brings free prostate cancer screenings to the community

Prostate cancer is not a topic many men want to talk about, but officials at the Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center said it needs to be.

Volunteers clean up neighborhood to make community safer

It's been a bit of a rainy day here in Baton Rouge, but that didn't stop dozens of people in our community from putting on their gloves and cleaning up. It's all to make one neighborhood safer.

Local bodybuilder gets ready to compete for Ms.Olympia

A local bodybuilder is preparing for a competition of a lifetime. Sarah LeBlanc is one of only three Louisiana athletes heading to Las Vegas next week for the Ms. Olympia competition.

SPCA of Livingston adopted out more than 70 animals at adoption event

UPDATE: Volunteers said the pet adoption was a success. The SPCA of Livingston adopted out more than 70 animals this weekend. During the entire event, more than 100 animals were adopted out.

Donation will be instrumental to continued growth of Belaire HS band

There is a brand new sound at Belaire High School, because of a gift that will change the quality and size of its marching band<

Houma/Thibodaux area makes Forbes 'Booming Small Cities' list

Forbes recently released a list of America's Booming Small Cities 2014, and included in the top 10 are two cities in South Louisiana.

FL company surprises Iraq vet with free dream wedding

When Jacob Leach and Brittany Polinsky arrived at the Ritz-Carlton on Florida's Amelia Island Friday morning they thought they were there to do an interview as one of five finalists for a wedding giveaway.

Royal Palace: William and Kate expecting 2nd child

A big announcement out of Buckingham Palace Monday morning. Prince William and Princess Kate are expecting their second child. 

BR author hopes book inspires children, adults

Sometimes, everyone needs a bit of cheering up, especially the little ones in Children Hospitals all across our area.

BHP Billiton donates $150K to North LA Food Bank

The Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana continues its efforts to work to solve hunger. Thursday afternoon the food bank announced a three-year investment from a community donation.

Bella Bowman Foundation donates $75,000 to LSU's Medical Physics Program

Some good news for LSU! It's Medical Physics Program got a pretty big donation Thursday.