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Taking on the world: local powerlifter taking on world competition in South Africa

A local powerlifter is about to take the trip of a lifetime. He is headed to Africa to represent our country in a world powerlifting competition, but he's not there yet.

Capitol High students come together to 'stop the violence'

Friday marks one week since a tragic shooting incident in Baker left three teenagers dead. The incident has hit students across the area pretty hard.

Baker community prays for peace in response to murder of three teens

The Baker community continues to mourn, nearly a week after a shooting at a party that ended with three teenagers dead and another charged with their murder.

Texas Brine allows workers to move in homes the company bought out

A spokesman for Texas Brine said the company is using three houses; they bought in settlements, to put up workers in Bayou Corne.

Toss for Hope: LSU PR group organizes fundraiser to help a local non-profit

One in 68 kids have autism, and that number continues to rise. Right here in Baton Rouge, we have an organization helping those kids, but since it's a non-profit, money is tight. So an LSU public relations group wants to help.

'Nothing like this really happens in Denham' residents speak out after teen's murder

People living in Denham Springs are still trying to cope after 19 year old Durrell Woods was shot and killed on Martin Luther King Jr., Monday. Drive. Police there say it's the first murder in the city since 2005.

From the capital city to the nation's capital: local 8th graders fundraise for class trip

From the state capital to the nation's capital, that's the trip some local 8th graders are hoping to make.

'Wellness Wake-up Call': Local chiropractor wants to wake people up with new book

A local doctor hopes his new book will wake people up. It's called "Wellness Wake-Up Call." Its purpose is to help people start a healthy lifestyle now, before it's too late.

Visitors excited by plans to save, revitalize University Lakes

The University Lakes have been around for almost 80 years, and there is a plan to keep them around for at least 80 more. That comes as great news to the many people who frequent the chain of lakes between LSU and City Park.

Riders critique new CATS routes

The Capital Area Transit System riders got their first chance to try out the bus system’s revamped routes Sunday.

Parents and students get money savvy

Parents and High School students came out to Southern University’s Business School Sunday to get a chance to learn how to get more financially savvy.

Local homeowners come together to tackle crime in their neighborhoods

Crime is everywhere, but for the North Baton Rouge community, it happens far too often. So a local homeowners association is coming together to lower the crime in their neighborhoods.

North BR resident fed up with blighted properties

Some homeowners in North Baton Rouge are fed up. They are looking for why the city has allowed several local properties to get so overgrown and rundown that neighbors don't feel safe in their own yards.

Locals respond to triple shooting: say it will most likely happen again

One man is behind bars, accused in a triple shooting that left one man dead, and two others hospitalized. It happened Thursday night on Dan Dr. in the Glen Oaks Neighborhood.

Local bull rider survives life-threatening injuries, promises to ride again

Jeffrey Ramagos is shrugging off life-threatening injuries, almost the same way a bull shrugged him off three weeks ago.