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BRPD: Violent crime dropped 15 percent in 2013

The crime rate has been a highly discussed topic in Baton Rouge the last few years. Perhaps the intense interest in improving public safety is paying off.

Louisiana Earth Day Festival 2014, 'We Protect What We Love'

Louisiana’s Earth Day celebration, one of the nation’s largest environmental festivals, will take place April 27, 2014 along North Boulevard, from the Old State Capitol to Old Governor's Mansion, in downtown Baton Rouge.

Caught On Cam: Boy brought to tears when soldier-father surprises him at NBA game

There was a special moment at the Phoenix Suns basketball game Monday night. It was bigger than the playoffs or any win or loss. An eight year old boy was reunited with his dad.

Tub Time With Tate: Local photographer makes an impact with his unique style

To be an artist, you need a vision. One local photographer's creativity is taking him to places he's never imagined. Photography, for Tate Tullier, it started off as just a hobby.

AZ 911 dispatcher meets 2-year-old she helped save

(KPNX) Thursday was the first time ever. In nine years of work 911 dispatcher Danica Dunn of Phoenix, Arizona has come face-to-face with someone she helped save. It was only 8 days ago she received the call.

Students turn staircase into piano at Johns Hopkins University

The main staircase in Hackerman Hall, one of the engineering buildings, might be the most popular staircase on the Johns Hopkins University campus in Baltimore. Read More: http://bit.ly/1eHURHr

LA family wins award after making movie in 48 hours

New Orleans (WGNO) -- 28-year old, Andrew Bryan directed a magnificently magical short film called, "The Wand". "The Wand" stars Bryan's daughter, Adriana and his wife, Chelsea.

Road to Carnegie Hall: Local teen prepares for the performance of a lifetime

A local teen is getting ready for the performance of a lifetime.

Setting up for success: Southern University hosts conference to help small business owners

Starting a small business can be tough and costs a lot of money. More than half of small businesses fail within the the first four years, but Southern University is trying to make that trend a thing of the past.

Navy mechanic gets to fly historic plane on 100th birthday!

A birthday wish gets its wings. "I'm ready to go!" Henry Miller is turning 100-years-old, and the centenarian is celebrating from the sky.

Famous New York bakery gives felons a sweet second chance

Yonkers, NY (WPIX) -- There's more than just the sweet smell of chocolate wafting through Greyston Bakery. There's also the buzz of opportunity.

New Main Library at Goodwood gets dedication

The new Main Library at Goodwood has been up and running for a while now, but it got it's long awaited dedication Saturday.

'Fest for Life': Cancer survivor says event saved her life

Hundreds of people came out today to see if they're cancer-free. It's all a part of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center's Fest For Life, where people can get free cancer screenings.

Jet display to honor veterans

Don't be surprised if you see a fighter jet on the side of 1-12.An F-4 Navy Phantom jet has a new home at the Satsuma exit. Vets were invited out for the jet's dedication ceremony Friday.

Kicking the habit: Program focuses on helping moms quit smoking

For a lot of women, the moment they find out they're pregnant, they stop smoking. Except, for some, it's not always that easy.