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'Stay Alive. Don't Drive.': BR officials launch new campaign

Here's a phrase to remember tonight,"Stay alive. Don't drive." That's the name of a program city officials want to push. As I found out, it's all about keeping you safe.

New Orleans woman bakes free birthday cakes for strangers

By Kenny Lopez New Orleans, LA (WGNO) -- It's the one day a year you get to celebrate you!

New Army recruits get ready for basic training

Thirty new Army recruits recited their enlistment oath Friday at Perkins Rowe. Right now, they're gearing up for basic training.

Detroit high school student walks at graduation after years in wheelchair

A Detroit, Michigan high school graduate who spent most of her student career on a motorized scooter walked across the stage to receive her diploma Tuesday night.

BR Volunteers of the Year recongnized at the Governor's Mansion

People from all over the state came together at the governor's mansion today for a special award ceremony. They're all celebrating people nominated for the "Louisiana Volunteer of the Year" Award.

'Gold Medal Mom': Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes makes a visit to some local kids

Some youngsters in our area got a visit from an olympic gold medalist.

Kelli's Kloset: A local woman's dream comes true

A local woman's dream came true Saturday. A dream where she wanted to give back to women in her same shoes, who have cancer just like she did. Even though she's not here to celebrate it, her family and friends were.

BR officials break ground on new Lee High School campus

Right now, construction crews are beginning the foundation on what will be the new Lee High School, and Thursday, dozens of people came together to celebrate.

BR officials break ground on new Lee High School campus

Right now, construction crews are beginning the foundation on what will be the new Lee High School, and Thursday, dozens of people came together to celebrate.

A Prairieville church holds first health and safety fair

A Prairieville pastor wants to give back to the community.

A Royal Surprise: Kids at OLOL get to be royalty with Miss USA contestants

Kids at Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital got a chance to be royalty for the day with some queens themselves. Miss USA contestants stopped by the hospital to spend some time with the patients.

Local homeowners association gives four residents new roofs

Some homeowners in Baton Rouge have new roofs. It's all part of a local pastor's continued efforts to help clean up his neighborhood. "At night you hear gunshots," said homeowner Leonard Jackson.

Baton Rouge Army Recruiting Battalion welcomes new commander

The Army's Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion has a new commander.

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.