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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.

FL dad helps son with muscular dystrophy skate through life

A Branford, Florida father is taking the term 'lean on me' to new heights. "He shows us life in a different way. He shows us how precious life really is," said Bill Procko.

The March of Dimes: Gaby's story

Nearly a thousand people marched well walked around downtown Baton Rouge today. They did this to raise awareness and money for research to help sick babies in our area. It's called the March of Dimes. 

Southern University graduates look forward to the future

Nearly 600 students graduated from Southern University Friday. Senator Mary Landrieu spoke to graduates hoping to encourage them. Graduate Tray Tiller said Landrieu inspired him to tell his story.

Young cancer survivors given princess treatment at Disney on Ice

Most girls dream of being a princess. But few actually get to become one. Four lucky girls had their dreams come true Thursday afternoon, in part because of all they have had to overcome.

Beyond The Call Of Duty: SC Officer helps teen in need of friend

A South Carolina police officer has gone above and beyond the call of duty for a 13-year-old boy.

Bike to School Day 2014

Wednesday, May 7 is Bike to School Day, and students from University Terrace will be celebrating and riding their bikes to school the right way! The Bike Safety Bonanza is designed to increase safety awareness for young bikers.

New Visit Baton Rouge campaign targets locals: #GoBR to engage area residents

"So were encouraging our residents to get out and share the message of Baton Rouge through a viral campaign."

New EBR Sheriff substation works to bring the Gardere community together

There is a new East Baton Rouge Sheriff substation in the Gardere area. It's not just a big day for the Sheriff's Office, but for the entire Gardere community.

Walking for life: Thousands of people walk to fight heart disease

It's the number one killer in our country. It's heart disease, and today thousands of people did their part to fight it. It's all part of the American Heart Association's Annual Heart Walk.

Former FL gang member, inmate set to graduate with 4.0, 2 degrees

Ambitious, sentimental and an odds breaker. That's Angel Sanchez -- this year's commencement speaker and distinguished graduate at Florida's Valencia College.

First responders open their eyes to Autism Spectrum Disorders: education is key

Autism is a disorder that affects nearly one in 50 people in our nation and half the time, you wouldn't even realize someone's affected.

BRPD: Violent crime dropped 15 percent in 2013

The crime rate has been a highly discussed topic in Baton Rouge the last few years. Perhaps the intense interest in improving public safety is paying off.

Louisiana Earth Day Festival 2014, 'We Protect What We Love'

Louisiana’s Earth Day celebration, one of the nation’s largest environmental festivals, will take place April 27, 2014 along North Boulevard, from the Old State Capitol to Old Governor's Mansion, in downtown Baton Rouge.

Caught On Cam: Boy brought to tears when soldier-father surprises him at NBA game

There was a special moment at the Phoenix Suns basketball game Monday night. It was bigger than the playoffs or any win or loss. An eight year old boy was reunited with his dad.