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Prairieville family looses everything: positive, despite previous struggles

For one family in our area, it's been struggle, after struggle, after struggle. Between a hurricane, a rare disease and now a house fire, they have been through a lot. It would be hard to stay optimistic.

Most vulnerable flood zone residents not impressed with flood insurance bill

The federal omnibus spending bill approved by the House of Representatives on Wednesday has big implications for residents of South Louisiana.

Residents near string of home invasions concerned

One could see a school bus and bike riders near Tara and Goodwood. It's a pretty quiet neighborhood, but just days before, it was a crime scene.

Southern University professor named a 'Louisianan of the Year'

Southern University announces that one of its professors has been named a “Louisianan of the Year.”

Food bank grows to serve expanding need

The Greater Baton Rouge food bank is now housed in a bigger and better facility, the facility is now poised to be able to help even more hungry people in our area. James Dorris has already helped feed 19 hungry people today.

Priests and parishioners prevent spreading flu during communion

We know the flu can spread from people to people, but what about from steeple to people?

Parents can now apply for their children to take part in Louisiana Scholarship Program

Parents can now apply for their student to take part in the Louisiana Scholarship Program.

State Police Cadet Class 92 starts journey to become state troopers at training academy

Members of the State Police Cadet Class 92 lined up along side the Louisiana State Police Training Academy Sunday afternoon. The group of 57 cadets stood ready to start their journey to become try to become Louisiana State Troopers.

Doctor picks up trash for love of city

Dr. Ron Sylvest spent his Saturday morning picking up the mess others left behind near the intersection of Bluebonnet Boulevard and Highland Road.

Baton Rouge Fashion Week kicks off with model search

When you think of fashion, places like London, Paris, Milan come to mind, but what about Baton Rouge?

Plaquemine officer is extreme asset to department: helps in local roundups

Dozens of people are behind bars,  after a warrant roundup in Iberville Parish. Plaquemine Police Department headed the effort alongside the Brusly Police Department.

Food Network's 'Restaurant: Impossible' takes over BR pizzeria

You might recall Food Network's Chef Robert Irvine and maybe a couple of his head on tactics on the TV reality show 'Restaurant: Impossible.'  He and his team are bringing the lights, cameras, and action down south this winter.

Mayor Holden speaks out about new proposed City of St. George: organizers say his remarks are disturbing

The Mayor gave his annual state of the city address Wednesday afternoon at the Crowne Plaza. Although he did use the opportunity to point out what could be a negative, Holden did say Baton Rouge is in the right direction and the future has

Wait is over in Port Allen, 2013-2014 budget adopted

Port Allen City Council members all voted 'yes' to finally adopt a 2013-2014 budget Wednesday night.