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Local mom spreads awareness about high blood pressure in kids through fishing derby

Right now, more than two million kids in the U.S. have undiagnosed hypertension, and it can be life threatening. Saturdaty, a local mom wants to help save the lives of kids right here at home by fishing!

Local homeowners association gives four residents new roofs

Some homeowners in Baton Rouge have new roofs. It's all part of a local pastor's continued efforts to help clean up his neighborhood. "At night you hear gunshots," said homeowner Leonard Jackson.

Mindi Machauer one of 46 new State Troopers sworn in

A troopers life was made for me; that is what the 46 brand new state troopers shouted as they entered independence park theatre Thursday. Included in that 46 trooper group was Mindi Machauer, one of just two females.

Baton Rouge Army Recruiting Battalion welcomes new commander

The Army's Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion has a new commander.

Good News: NOAA predicts near-normal or below-normal 2014 Atlantic hurricane season

Here's there latest report: "In its 2014 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued today, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a near-normal or below-normal season.

Charlie's Place offers unique respite care services for Alzheimer's patients

Baton Rouge has the only place in Louisiana that gives a break to people who care for loved ones with Alzheimer's.

'I wanted to die': former human trafficking victim speaks out about life as sex slave

One of the biggest problems facing the United States right now is human trafficking. It’s a huge problem here in Louisiana, especially in New Orleans.

Local vet at odds with the VA hospital

Oh yea, we're going to take care of it, they'll get me in with a doctor and then the same thing happens all over again.

Local family advocating for raw milk: pushing bill to be passed

 A local family wants to be able to buy and sell raw milk here in Louisiana. Right now, it's against the law.

Residents react to early morning apartment fire, building destroyed

Right now, Denham Springs firefighters are investigating an early morning fire that destroyed an apartment building.

Bayou Country Superfest brings stars and of course warm temps: stay hydrated

Temperatures are heating up just in time for the big Bayou Country Superfest Memorial Day weekend.

Drivers begin using Grosse Tete Bridge again

The La. 77 bridge over the Intracoastal Canal, also known as the Grosse Tete Bridge, is back in service ahead of schedule. Commuters say it's a big help for drivers in the area.

Kenilworth student wins international science competition

There is a world-renowned scientist living in Baton Rouge. But he does not work for LSU or Southern. No, he just finished middle school this week.

Elementary school students unveil new 300-pound mosaic

A brand new piece of art at Glen Oak Park Elementary.

Our Fallen Heroes: People come together to honor law enforcement officials who died in the line of duty

People came together Friday to honor our police who have died in the line of duty. It was definitely an emotional one for law enforcement and their families.