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Talented young musicians show gift for service through toy drive for Parker House

The children who live at Parker House do not have much.

Local organization donates more than 1,000 toys for needy kids

The holidays are a time for family, a time for love, and a time for giving. "It just brings a thrill of helping others is why we do this," said Tim Arceneaux, the president of the Needy of Greater Baton Rouge.

Historic Coke sign will be turned on for Festival of Lights

Those of you attending the Downtown Festival of Lights Friday night will get a chance to look back in time.

New ambulance facility opens in eastern Iberville Parish

Eastern Iberville Parish resident can now expect quicker response time on medical emergency calls.

OMV launches program to keep young drivers safe

Car crashes are the number one cause of death for teenagers in the U.S. That's why state officials are doing what they can to save as many young drivers as possible.

New program at Ochsner helps patients breathe easier

 Most of us can go for a walk or complete other everyday activities without a problem. However, for the more than 12 million people in the U.S. living with lung disease, it can make these simple activities extremely difficult.

East Baton Rouge deputies take needy kids on shopping spree

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office partnered with local Target employees to give 20 local children a day they won’t forget.

New medical study to bring more options for lung cancer patients

It's the deadliest cancer in the United States. Lung cancer kills more than 150,000 people year. That's according to the most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control.

Local HIV/AIDS advocates reach out to youth for World AIDS Day

Nearly 4,000, that's how many people are living with HIV or AIDS in Baton Rouge. For more than 20 years, AJ Johnson of the Baton Rouge AIDS Society has worked to stop that number from growing.

EBR Parish Library lets you donate food to pay fines

Paying late fees is not fun.

Arkansas firefighters finish hanging lights after man falls off roof

A house in Rogers, Arkansas is decorated for Christmas thanks to several firefighters from the Rogers Fire Department.

Families volunteer to feed the needy on Thanksgiving

 "God has blessed us plenty, and there's many out there who have been blessed, but not as blessed as we are," said Tanya Scott.

Semper Tigers: Walk-on Marine energizes LSU football team

Some football players get the glory for the plays they make on the field, while some have a glory all their own off the field. 

Donations pour in to Ferguson library

Ferguson is in turmoil, but one community safe haven is getting a lot of attention. Schools were closed Tuesday, but the town's public library stayed open to give children a place to go.