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Baton Rouge to host Miss USA Pageant June 8

Donald Trump, the owner of the Miss Universe Organization, along with current Miss USA Erin Brady, announced Thursday on NBC's Today, the Miss USA 2014 competition will be held in Baton Rouge on June 8.

Record fish caught at East TX lake

A new lake record blue catfish has been verified at Lake Tawakoni. The massive fish was caught back on February 15, 2014.

The power of the purse: Red Cross holds luncheon to go toward efforts

When disaster strikes, they're always there. Red Cross volunteers were honored for their service on Tuesday at their annual "Power of the Purse" luncheon.

MI 3rd grader raises $20,000 for students to pay delinquent lunch accounts

When most of us see a problem, we don't go the extra mile to try to find a solution. That's not the case with Cayden Taipalus.

IN brothers are reunited after 58 years of searching

A 58-year search fraught with mystery, heart break and dead ends, ended Monday when brothers were finally reunited. They were split up as kids.

Port Allen FD is saving lives in a new way; 'Project Life Saver' training

These first responders might be at a playground, but this is no game.

New app helps you find a place to pee anywhere, at anytime

Okay let’s face it, many of us have been in a situation where we had to go but had no idea where to go, especially during Mardi Gras.

Hundreds gearing up for 8th annual BR Kidney Walk

Hundreds of patients, caregivers and supporters are teaming up to walk for kidney health in a few short weeks. The National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana is gearing up for its 8th annual Baton Rouge Kidney Walk.

'Kids Fighting Cancer': team of students get ready to race for the cure

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is only a couple of days away. Of course, it's not just a face, but a huge tool in the fight against breast cancer. Now, one local teacher is taking the run and the fight to the classroom.

Ribbon Cutting ceremony Thursday for completion of southeast Baton Rouge construction project

Mayor-President Melvin L. “Kip” Holden will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of one of the largest road construction projects in the history of East Baton Rouge Parish.

Dozens brave freezing weather for parades in New Roads

 King cake, mardi gras beads, 

Iowa dad gives son helicopter ride for 18th birthday

Staff Sergeant James Frey and his wife Courtney waited patiently for their son Brandin to make his way to the Army Aviation Support Facility in Waterloo, Iowa Wednesday.

Texas Woman proves doctors wrong, beats paralysis

"Give up" are two words that are not a part of Liz Mitchell's vocabulary. When doctors told her she would never walk again, she said "you're wrong." Her story began with a tragic fall.

Ohio man returns stolen seeing eye dog to owner

A seeing-eye dog stolen from her Dayton, Ohio home has been reunited with her owner. Dayton police returned Diamond, a specially trained Rottweiler, to Sheryl Williams on Wednesday.