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Local bars gear up for big game: fans are pumped up

The Saints take on the Philadelphia Eagles Saturday night, which means here at home local restaurants and bars are gearing up for the game and of course the fans.

Legalize Louisiana stirs marijuana discussion

"Weed, marijuana, cannabis, hemp, plant," said supporters. Whichever name you use, marijuana is now legal in the state of Colorado.

Murder rate in the Capitol City drops drastically, officals credit BRAVE program

For the first time in years, Baton Rouge has seen a double digit drop in the murder rate Like any father, Charles May wants what's best for his two children.

Blood drive aimed at helping local man in need of 'pints and prayers'

The Ascension Parish Community is coming together to help a friend in need. It’s someone who not only needs the help but needs support during his fight to stay alive.

Baton Rouge LSU fans give their thoughts on Tigers performance in Outback Bowl

"Hey listen a win is a win. It wasn't the prettiest win, but we will take a win at the end of the game," Brandon Bouchereau, LSU fan, said.

Fire claims 2 homes on New Year's Eve; family needs help

"If it wasn't for her 9-month old puppy, one woman says the fire could have claimed her life."

Red Stick drops; brings in new year

The inaugural "Red Stick Revelry" was in full effect Tuesday evening.  NBC33 was in the middle of the action.

Kids celebrate the new year early in Downtown Baton Rouge

Dozens of families came out to Town Square in Downtown Baton Rouge Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new year a little early. The event was part of the build up to the Red Stick Revelry.

Residents concerned about dark, winding road; pedestrian killed in Livingston parish crash

Cars and trucks drive down Juban Road Monday evening, but just a few hours before, it was blocked by State Police.  "[There was] a male body found in a ditch," commented Jared Sandifer with State Police.  Ergin Reese was dri

Social media helps fans get behind the scenes look at Mike VI

LSU's Mike VI needs your help. LSU and Mike are hoping to get to 30,000 likes on Mike VI's Facebook page before the Outback Bowl.

Locals shop for traditional New Year's grub

2014 is almost here, and people here in Baton Rouge are getting ready by stock up on their New Year's supplies including the food they need to start the new year off right.

Area bars prep for crowds to watch the Outback Bowl

There are only few days left before the LSU Tigers take on the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day in Tampa. Here in Baton Rouge bars are already preparing for the big crowds headed there way to watch the game.

Follow up: Hidden cemetery gets attention from volunteers and former caretaker

An abandoned graveyard on Old Hammond Highway is getting some help. Some of the graves go back to the 1800's. We got to see the damage and talked to the people who are going to keep it from staying that way.

BR woman, 'LSU's oldest fan' celebrates 100th birthday on Christmas

While many are still soaking in Christmas day, December 25th is another special milestone for Tina Bonanno.  "[I'm] 100. They say I don't look my age...Do I?" she laughed.

Volunteers give back to the less fortunate for Christmas

Christmas is a day we spend time with family and open plenty of gifts, but it's also a time for giving. The Beaugh family spends every Christmas helping to feed the less fortunate in their community.