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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. 

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.