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'Fest for Life': Cancer survivor says event saved her life

Hundreds of people came out today to see if they're cancer-free. It's all a part of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center's Fest For Life, where people can get free cancer screenings.

Jet display to honor veterans

Don't be surprised if you see a fighter jet on the side of 1-12.An F-4 Navy Phantom jet has a new home at the Satsuma exit. Vets were invited out for the jet's dedication ceremony Friday.

Kicking the habit: Program focuses on helping moms quit smoking

For a lot of women, the moment they find out they're pregnant, they stop smoking. Except, for some, it's not always that easy.

Baton Rouge ranks as #1 city for recovering housing market

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced on Tuesday that 59 of the 350 metro markets nationwide returned to or exceeded their previous normal levels.

Making history: DOTD's new chief engineer hopes to inspire others

There's a new chief engineer at the Department of Transportation and Development, and she's making history.

FL deputies leap into action to stop suicide attempt

Florida sheriff's deputies saved a suicidal man who was trying to jump off a bridge, and it was all caught on camera.

Taking on the world: local powerlifter taking on world competition in South Africa

A local powerlifter is about to take the trip of a lifetime. He is headed to Africa to represent our country in a world powerlifting competition, but he's not there yet.

Wendy’s customers help contribute to St. Jude

You're generosity while dining at Wendy's is helping to save the lives of many children. Today the Wendy's franchise Diamond Foods presented a check to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for more than $31,000.

Toss for Hope: LSU PR group organizes fundraiser to help a local non-profit

One in 68 kids have autism, and that number continues to rise. Right here in Baton Rouge, we have an organization helping those kids, but since it's a non-profit, money is tight. So an LSU public relations group wants to help.

Local Surgeon, Heart Team at BR General perform region’s 1st robotic heart surgery

Local heart surgeon Dr. Azeem Khan with cardiologist Dr.

From the capital city to the nation's capital: local 8th graders fundraise for class trip

From the state capital to the nation's capital, that's the trip some local 8th graders are hoping to make.

Jobless Utah man launces month-long good deed campaign

On a snowy spring morning armed with a dozen bags of food, water and blankets, Daniel Smith is on a mission.

10-year old celebrates last chemotherapy treatment; visits NBC33 studio

"He was counting down the months, the weeks, the days," said mother, Denise Freeman.

Thousands heating up for 8th annual chili cook-off, 'Chili for Children'

Dozens of Chili Chefs are heating up for the eighth annual chili cookoff.

Local homeowners come together to tackle crime in their neighborhoods

Crime is everywhere, but for the North Baton Rouge community, it happens far too often. So a local homeowners association is coming together to lower the crime in their neighborhoods.