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5-year-old boy makes life saving call

Five-year-old Jackson McManus of Brownstown Township, Michigan is a hero after calling 911 last week when he and his twin sister were home and their dad, Michael, passed out. 911 operator: Rockwood 911, what is your emergency?

WY: Terminally ill boy becomes Police Chief for a day

An inoperable brain tumor inspired 5-year-old Dorian Layton to make a bucket list. "Meet the chief of police" and "ride in a police car" topped the list.

BR teacher turns fitness journey into a blog, inspiring people across the country

We've all heard of those stories where someone goes from being out-of-shape to fit. Well, this one's a little different.

OK man survives 20 min in cardiac arrest and 6 day coma

When Tony Hall of Oklahoma City walked into work, he had no idea he would drop dead that day. Suddenly, without warning, he slumped over the tractor he was driving at Northwest Building Supply.

BR man redefines what it means to be an athlete

For athletes, it's the thrill of the race or that big game, adrenaline pumping, as they push themselves to the limit. Well, for one local man, his ability to compete in his sport changed in an instant when he lost both of his legs.

Governor's FY 15 budget to fully fund merit increases for state employees

Commissioner Kristy Nichols announced today that increases in pay based on the performance of all eligible state employees would be fully funded in the 2015 fiscal year executive budget.

TX officer gives valuable gift to homeless man

Someone caught a police officer in the act of offering help to a homeless man in Odessa, Texas, and took a photo that’s getting a lot of attention.

St. George firefighters rescue window washer

St. George firefighters rescued a window washer on Wednesday.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: TX cop stops to toss football with boy

Dash-cam video of a Texas police officer stopping to toss a football with a boy he didn't know has gone viral. One Texas officer's act of kindness has melted hearts around the world.

Lolo Jones competes in 3rd Olympic games

Lolo Jones, a former LSU Tiger, has officially been named a member of the U.S. Olympic bobsled team. Baton Rouge locals might remember Jones from her time as an LSU track and field standout.

Community comes together to give old cemetery a makeover

Many people pass by the cemetery on Old Hammond Highway and don't even know what it is because it's covered in weeds, but not anymore thanks to a group in our community for giving it a makeover.

OR: Good samaritan returns $40K found in parking lot

What would you do if you stumbled across a lot of money? Say, tens of thousands of dollars? One Oregon man turned the money over to the police.

LSU College of Engineering expands, receives $1 million donation

Good news for LSU's College of Engineering. It received a $1 million donation

Southern University professor named a 'Louisianan of the Year'

Southern University announces that one of its professors has been named a “Louisianan of the Year.”

EBR Main Library resumes regular schedule on 1/16

The East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library announced that it opened at noon on Wednesday and will resume it’s regular business hours on Thursday, Jan. 16.