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LSU students 'Geaux BIG': Student volunteers give back to the community

If you rode around Baton Rouge Saturday, you might have seen a lot more purple and gold than usual. That's because thousands of LSU students are "Geauxing Big."

Raising the walls: Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's team up for a cause

For a lot of families all over the country, a new house would never be possible without the help of Habitat for Humanity. Today, the organization teamed up with Lowe's to start building a new house.

Property owner speaks out after home was destroyed

A property owner in South Baton Rouge is trying to figure out who would want to burn down his parents home. Arthur Thomas grew up in home in the 2200 block of Maryland Street. Now his family home is ruined.

Kenner woman serenades drive-thru customers

Admit it: going through a fast food drive thru is usually a pain. Well, in New Orleans there's one that people go out of their way to go to.

An international wheelchair tennis tournament brings athletes to the Capital City to compete

A major international tennis tournament is going on right now in Baton Rouge, but on these courts, athletes are on two wheels. This isn't just tennis. This is David Wagner's life.

Denham Springs Marshal touts new pepper guns for safety of officers, public

Law enforcement in Denham Springs is turning up the heat. Officers are carrying a new type of gun, that they say is low-cost and highly-effective, and it might be a good purchase for you, too.

Government Street set to get new look

Government Street is getting a major makeover according to East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden. The plan calls for a change to the layout of the street, and business owners say they're excited about the plan.

'Stand up. Speak up. Seize control': Students rally against tobacco industry

You've heard it before, "smoking kills." In fact, complications from smoking kill nearly 500,000 people every year, but hundreds of students right here in Louisiana want to prevent that.

Former Ascension Parish President Harold Marchand dies, flags fly half-staff

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Wednesday morning that all American flags in Ascension Parish are to be flown at half-staff in honor of former Parish President Harold Marchand who passed away suddenly on Tuesday, March 18, 2

Colon cancer 2nd leading cause of cancer death; survivors and supporters gather

While some folks are celebrating St. Patrick's Day, one group is celebrating a special day, in a different way.

Dancing for a cure: Local dancers put dance moves into good use

Dancing. Some would call it an american pastime, but right here in Louisiana, it's a culture. So Sunday, dozens of people put their dancing skills into good use and for a good cause.

'It's a tradition': St. Patrick's Day Parade brings families together

St. Patrick's Day is only a couple of days away, but people right here in Baton Rouge are wearing their green a little early. It's because of the city's annual St.

Race in honor of murdered LSU alumna grows, as does its impact

Some people run to move. Others run because they are moved.

Parents speak out about teacher getting arrested for simple battery

A Baker Middle School teacher is waiting for her day in court after being arrested for "yanking" a student out of class

Glen Ford to receive $250K after 30yrs on death row for crime he didn’t commit

Glenn Ford has enjoyed just a few days of freedom since he walked out of Angola Tuesday, after spending 30 years on death row for a murder he did not commit. And now attention is on how the state plans to make things right.