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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.

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.