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Waste Management rolls out environmentally friendly trucks

Waste Management (WM) unveiled their new fleet of environmentally friendly trucks that run on compressed natural gas (CNG).

Paralized pig brings hope to children in Massachusetts

One pot-bellied pig in a wheelchair, named Chris P. Bacon, made kids laugh and smile at Franciscan Hospital for Children in Brighton, Massachusetts Wednesday Morning.

Making a change: local pastor wants to help lower Louisiana's incarceration rate

Louisiana has more people in jail, per capita, than in any other state, but a local pastor is trying to change that.

CA couple finds $10M in buried treasure on their property

A husband and wife are reveling in their good fortune after finding 10 million dollars in rare gold coins buried on their property in northern California.

VIDEO: Blind man from Missouri good at making 3 point shots

A three-point shootout at the halftime show of a college basketball game Feb. 15 opened eyes across the nation.

CA man learns how to read at 84

An elderly California man had gone his whole life without knowing how to read, but for the first time at the age of 84, he learned how.

Anonymous man pays for stolen milk after 56 years of guilt

Have you ever felt guilty about something you've done in the past and wished you could go back and make it right? One former Oklahoma student is trying to do just that.

GA Janitor finds stolen Olympic medals

Here's a story behind every Olympic medal. But the medals in this news story now tell an unexpected tale of mystery. They were stolen from DeKalb County track star Angelo Taylor last week.

'Freezin' for a Reason': locals take a plunge for a good cause

Many of us would never jump into a freezing lake, but dozens of local law enforcement agencies and people in our area did. They were happy to because it's for a good cause.

Beating the battle: Local boy celebrates his last day of chemotherapy

He's only 8 years old, but he's already won the battle of a lifetime. Jesse Lamberth beat cancer. Meet Jesse Lamberth. This little guy's a huge LSU fan. "Geaux tigers!" Jesse exclaimed.

Louisiana motion picture studio Celtic Media Centre now locally owned, operated

A spokesperson for the Celtic Media Centre, the largest design-built studio facility in Louisiana, announced that the studio is now locally owned and operated, and is expanding its scope of service.

Women empowering women; dozens attend 'SU Girls Rock awards show'

Wednesday marked the second annual "SU Girls Rock Awards Show" at Southern University.  The Association for Women Students recognized their peers for accomplishments ranging from the field to the classroom.

Chef Jeremy Langlois features Louisiana cuisine at prestigious James Beard House in NY

Executive Chef Jeremy Langlois, of Latil’s Landing Restaurant at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens in Darrow, La., will cook at the prestigious James Beard House in New York on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

Construction begins on The Creative Bloc Downtown

Construction on the Creative Bloc begins Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 on the corner of North Eighth Street and Main Street in downtown Baton Rouge.

CO: 2nd grader gets "buddy bench" installed for lonley students

A Colorado second grader noticed kids at recess who had nobody to play with. So he decided to do something about it by making sure everyone had friends to play with on the playground.