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Transgender man reflects on his struggles and his journey

 Today is Trans Remembrance Day, where people stop and reflect on transgender people who've been killed over the past year.

Baton Rouge drops to 2nd in AIDS rates

Baton Rouge has dropped out of the top spot for aids infections in the U.S. Advocates said you should not let your guard down.

BR third grader teams up with Cane's to give back

 A local third grader is taking his movement to help sick babies even further!

EBR School Board candidates discuss issues during forum

Some Baton Rouge residents wanted to get to know the school board candidates a little better.

Hammond authorities hold anti-terrorism drill

Everyone needs to be prepared. Even the people who protect us every day.

Independence man arrested for molesting a 4-year-old

An Independence man is now in jail on child molestation charges after admitting to being sexually aroused by a 4-year-old, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Shining a light for lung cancer, most diagnosed cancer in LA

Lung cancer is more diagnosed than any other cancer in the country and here in Louisiana. 

I-10 East open near Grosse Tete

UPDATE (2:05 p.m.): All lanes are open I-10 East at Mile Marker 143 (East of Grosse Tete), due to an earlier incident that has cleared.

SAFETY ALERT: Nearly 5-million baby strollers recalled after finger amputations

If you're one of the more than 4.7 million people who has a Graco stroller, you need to make sure it's not on this list of recalled strollers. Graco has received 11 reports of injuries, including:

Sheriff's Deputy demoted, taken off the road

The West Feliciana Sheriff's Office says Captain Michael Taylor interfered with a traffic stop, where another deputy stopped a driver for speeding 96 mph in a 65 mph zone. 

All lanes reopened on I-10 West near Essen

UPDATE: All lanes are reopened, and traffic flow is returning to normal.  -----

What about me? Looking for forever families in Louisiana

 "At the age our foster child is, he's already been in four different foster homes where you don't have the same type of family.

Chlorine burn continues in St. John Parish until final tests completed

The 60-day mandatory chlorine burn period is over in St. John the Baptist Parish, but chlorine levels will stay high for the next couple weeks.

Small businesses expect big holiday sales

According to a quarterly survey by Capital One, small businesses expect strong holiday sales.

Louisiana State Troopers make a boy's dream come true

The Louisiana State Police made a young boy's dream come true.