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BR coaches and athletes compete for $500 prize

It can cost a lot of money to run a successful sports team, just ask some of the coaches in our area. Saturday, BREC wanted to give back to some local teams.

EBR School System holds fair to recruit more than 100 teachers

School just started back up for the students in East Baton Rouge, but dozens of schools are still short-staffed and in need of full-time teachers. That's why school board officials are doing what they can to recruit the best candidates.

Tools for Schools: Crestworth Elementary gets brand new computer lab

Technology is essential for learning these days, but some schools can't afford it So, NBC33 teamed up with some local organizations to make sure students at one local school had a computer lab of their own.

'One team, one fight': U.S.S. Kidd staff hopeful about museum's future

It's been a tough year for the staff at U.S.S. Kidd, but this week they got some good news. NCIS New Orleans is coming to the Kidd, and that means more money for the museum.

NCIS: New Orleans to film on USS KIDD

The USS KIDD Veterans Museum will be closed to the public from Monday, Aug. 18 until Friday, Aug. 22 due to ongoing museum inventory and filming aboard the ship.

Tickets still available for Blues Gala in Baton Rouge Thursday night

Don't let the blues get you down.

Lafayette residents team up to build community garden near downtown

Residents in two historic neighborhoods near Downtown Lafayette had a busy weekend.

Police officer has dance off with teens in Kansas City

A group of Kansas City, Missouri teens had no idea what to expect when two police officers stopped in a patrol car in their neighborhood Sunday.

Couples explain how their marriages started at summer camp

American adolescents and summer camp go together like bug juice and s'mores. For many young adults, the occasion marks a golden opportunity for co-ed camaraderie in the mess hall or even a stolen kiss in the woods.

EBRSO hosts its annual back to school celebration

A lot of kids in East Baton Rouge Parish are getting ready to start school this Monday, but the EBR Sheriff's Office wanted to make sure they had some fun before they hit the books.

6-year-old cancer survivor collects 1,500 toys for AZ charity

Phoenix, AZ (KTVK) -- Like most kids nearing their seventh birthday, Baylee Nichols asked for toys.

Praxair's new program to provide training to local college students

Louisiana is full of capable workers, and one field has plenty of available jobs, but not enough people to fill them. One company wants to help out.

Tiger cubs born at BR Zoo for first time in 25 years

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the birth of Malayan tiger cubs, born on Tuesday, July 29.

Overcoming adversity: Former foster child gets accepted into Spelman

Going from home to home... it's reality for a lot of kids in foster care, but for brittany butler, she didn't let adversity stop her. Fun, energetic, smart, and optimistic are just some words to describe Brittany.

Belk department store holds job fair for new Juban Crossing location

The anticipated Juban Crossing project is still under construction in Denham Springs, but before the buildings are finished, the stores need workers to fill them up.