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BR officials break ground on new Lee High School campus

Right now, construction crews are beginning the foundation on what will be the new Lee High School, and Thursday, dozens of people came together to celebrate.

A Prairieville church holds first health and safety fair

A Prairieville pastor wants to give back to the community.

A Royal Surprise: Kids at OLOL get to be royalty with Miss USA contestants

Kids at Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital got a chance to be royalty for the day with some queens themselves. Miss USA contestants stopped by the hospital to spend some time with the patients.

Local homeowners association gives four residents new roofs

Some homeowners in Baton Rouge have new roofs. It's all part of a local pastor's continued efforts to help clean up his neighborhood. "At night you hear gunshots," said homeowner Leonard Jackson.

Baton Rouge Army Recruiting Battalion welcomes new commander

The Army's Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion has a new commander.

Law enforcement officials gear up for annual Special Olympics LA Torch Run

Right now, 13,000 Special Olympics athletes can't compete because there's not enough money, but law enforcement officials from around the state want to help. So they're getting ready for the annual Torch Run.

Louisiana’s Cleanest City award goes to Baton Rouge

Officials from the Louisiana Garden Club Federation announced today that Baton Rouge has won top honors in its 2014 Cleanest City contest for cities with populations over 100,000.

Paralyzed Tulane football player graduates

A Tulane football player who was paralyzed from the neck down in a collision with a teammate fulfilled his dream Saturday. Devon Walker graduated with a science degree from the New Orleans school.

Kenilworth student wins international science competition

There is a world-renowned scientist living in Baton Rouge. But he does not work for LSU or Southern. No, he just finished middle school this week.

Local driver making 10th appearance in National Truck Driving Championships

The capital area is known for having some of the worst drivers in the country. But it is also home to one of the best.

New protocol reduces disabilities, saves lives for stroke patients

A new partnership is giving stroke victims a better chance at recovery and survival.

APSO veteran saves two-year-old boy from drowning

A 16-year veteran of the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is being hailed a hero. Sergeant Chad Stafford jumped into a pond and saved a little boy from drowning.

Local athlete signs with Xavier University, plans to study pre-med

One of the fastest female hurdlers in the state officially has a place to call home on the college level.

Dog dials 911 to save Ohio war vet from seizure

"He gets hyper like that right before i have a seizure," said Terry McGlade. He was on the ground.

EBR kids and summer programs to benefit from free summer meal program

Right now, more than 18,000 children in East Baton Rouge Parish don't know where their next meal will come from, but one program wants to help make sure they don't go hungry this summer.