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Baker residents disagree over funding for city services

Baker city government cannot figure out how to close its budget gap, and neither can residents.

YMCA kids get Academy shopping spree

'Twas like the night before Christmas inside the new Academy store. "I'm just as excited as the kids are. I can't wait to see the expressions on their face," says Academy manager Vincent Morgan.

Veterans group collecting items for soldier care packages

One group of Baton Rouge veterans is looking to brighten up the holiday season for Louisiana soldiers stationed overseas.

Home sales now on the rise in Baton Rouge

If you plan to sell your home in the near future, now might be the time to put it on the market.

From homeless to college student: Trevor Christy's story

We hear a lot about homelessness in our country. In fact, there are thousands of people that are homeless here in Louisiana.

Advisory group stresses need for adoption education

 "I have a very unusual situation in that I was left on a doorstep."

Catholic's Guice named a finalist for Player of the Year

 The U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee has nominated 16 high school seniors for the 2015 U.S. Army Player of the Year Award, considered high school football’s highest honor. The U.S.

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.