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Red Stick drops; brings in new year

The inaugural "Red Stick Revelry" was in full effect Tuesday evening.  NBC33 was in the middle of the action.

911-operator stops WA mom from jumping off bridge

It was probably the longest eight minutes of her life. A 9-1-1 dispatcher was on the line with a mother threatening suicide while her daughter watched.

Las Vegas cab driver returns 300K left by passenger

It's a case of high dollar lost and found. It's the story of $300,000 cash which was lost, left behind, and literally dropped onto a Las Vegas cabdriver's backseat.

Little girl's service dog sits in on life-saving surgery

Doctors at North Carolina's Duke University Medical Center sought the help of a one of a kind specialist today. No, this wasn't your typical expert, this one has four legs and is covered in fur.

ADI releases top success stories for animals in 2013

Animal Defenders International (ADI), a world-leading animal rights organization, has named their top ten animal rights success stories for 2013. The list includes campaign efforts launched all around the world.

BR woman, 'LSU's oldest fan' celebrates 100th birthday on Christmas

While many are still soaking in Christmas day, December 25th is another special milestone for Tina Bonanno.  "[I'm] 100. They say I don't look my age...Do I?" she laughed.

People celebrate the meaning of Christmas

Hundreds across the Baton Rouge area came out today to attend Christmas mass. People filed in one after another at St. Jospeh Cathedral in downtown Baton Rouge.

Volunteers give back to the less fortunate for Christmas

Christmas is a day we spend time with family and open plenty of gifts, but it's also a time for giving. The Beaugh family spends every Christmas helping to feed the less fortunate in their community.

Last-minute holiday travelers make their way

In the wake of Christmas Eve, lots of folks are on the road or in the air to see loved ones.

Service offers alternative ways to get home safely during the holidays

We have a safety alert for you as we approach the new year. A lot of you may be going to holiday parties within the next couple of weeks. Local businesses want to make sure you stay safe if you've had one too many.

Iberville couple gets an early Christmas surprise

An Iberville Parish couple got an early Christmas gift. Their baby girl came two months early. Get this, she wasn't born at a hospital, but in the back of her dad's car.

Southeastern 1 of 49 schools extending AACSB accreditation in Business, Accounting

Southeastern Louisiana University is one of the 49 schools extending business or accounting accreditations as announced by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Two families in need get a special gift

Two families in need got an early surprise from some of Santa's helpers tonight. A Baton Rouge substance abuse center presented them with an early Christmas gift to help them get back on their feet.

Christmas comes a few days ahead of schedule for local children

  Christmas came a few days early for some children in our area, all thanks to the generosity of the community and St. Vincent de Paul. Smiles, excitement and joy filled little faces Saturday.

$91M approved for local projects

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