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BR charity starts 2nd food drive to honor boy’s dying wish

Right now, people around the Capitol City are doing what they can to help feed the hungry, all to help make one little boy's wish come true.

'Breast Cancer Can Stick It': Survivor makes a difference through campaign

Experts say, more than 300,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Forty-thousand of them are expected to die, but one breast cancer survivor is doing what she can to help and "stick it" to breast cancer.

'Red Stick Rumble': Local students participate in multi-state robotics competition

A lot of people are on vacation this Labor Day weekend, but dozens of local teens were hard at work. However, their work involves something a little different... like creating robots!

YaYas group brings dancing, joy to local senior citizens

Who doesn’t love to dance? That’s the idea behind a special line dancing group that goes by “YaYas.”

Son of veteran driving cross-country to preserve education about World War II

The greatest generation is slowly becoming another forgotten generation. But one man is using his personal feelings of sadness to make sure everyone remembers the lessons of World War II.

Bailout Batman: Fundraiser hopes to free Batman, proceeds go to non-profit

Losing a child is something most parents could never imagine, and aren't financially prepared for either, but one local organization looks to ease at least the financial burden for those grieving parents.

Faith leaders come together after 7-year-old killed in drive-by

A community is still in mourning tonight after a 7-year-old boy was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting. A group of faith leaders came together to try to come up with a solution to all this violence.

Vigil highlights new laws against domestic violence

Law enforcement has new ways to try to stop domestic violence. And a local sorority wants everyone to know about them, so they could save a woman's life.

'Save our Hills': Residents in Oak Hills neighborhood take a stand against mining operation

Hundreds of people in Watson are waiting for an answer that could change the fate of their neighborhood. A strip mining operation could be in their backyards, but they aren't letting this happen without a fight.

Metro Council votes down controversial 'fairness ordinance'

The debate over the controversial "fairness ordinance" is over, for now.

Sally Ann Roberts helps Kip Holden launch bone marrow donor drive

The mayor's office is challenging everyone in Baton Rouge to join the National Bone Marrow Registry, and he got help from one of the country's most famous donors.

'Louisiana Legends': BR powerlifter makes new team to bring LA lifters together

A local world champion powerlifter wants to make his mark, and he wants to make it right here at home. So, he formed his own team in hopes to make Louisiana a "powerlifting powerhouse."

Three arrested in Denham Springs vehicle burglary case

Tyree Davison, Darius Shaw, and Devanta Richard are all facing dozens of burglary charges after Livingston parish investigators connected them to more than thirty vehicle thefts in two neighborhoods.

Overcoming adversity: Former foster child gets accepted into Spelman

Going from home to home... it's reality for a lot of kids in foster care, but for brittany butler, she didn't let adversity stop her. Fun, energetic, smart, and optimistic are just some words to describe Brittany.

Ascension Parish teachers excited for first day of school

Last-minute preparations are done, so now teachers can welcome students back into their classrooms.