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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.

LSU students affected by McDonald’s theft to receive reimbursement.

Following an investigation into reported theft at the LSU Student Union McDonald’s, LSU Dining sent an email to students who used their Paw Points or TigerCash at that McDonald’s during the time the reported theft took place.

Quadruple amputee, athlete, author, shares message of hope in BR

Kyle Maynard might have been born with only part of his arms and legs, but that's not stopping him from doing some amazing things.

Friends and family celebrate 10-year-old's last day of chemotherapy treatment

Students at Bains Elementary threw a big party for a special little boy.

MN Cop helps save boy fallen in septic tank

After five years of working for the Fairbault Sheriff's Office, Deputy Pat Campbell has had some wild runs. But Monday night was the first time he ever responded to reports of a child stuck in a septic tank.