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'Love yourself': Local bodybuilder hopes to inspire others

Competition season has just begun for bodybuilders. Around the country, bodybuilders are putting the finishing touches on months of preparations, including Delaney Smallwood.

Southern University graduates look forward to the future

Nearly 600 students graduated from Southern University Friday. Senator Mary Landrieu spoke to graduates hoping to encourage them. Graduate Tray Tiller said Landrieu inspired him to tell his story.

'She Rocks': Local women honored for pursuing their dreams

Three local women who were honored today in Baton Rouge are proof positive that there's always more to a woman than her looks. Laronda Daigle, Havilah Malone, and Kim Matsko couldn't be more different from one another.

Young cancer survivors given princess treatment at Disney on Ice

Most girls dream of being a princess. But few actually get to become one. Four lucky girls had their dreams come true Thursday afternoon, in part because of all they have had to overcome.

Looking back: Bayou Corne then and now

Bayou Corne resident Dennis Landry first spotted bubbles in Bayou Corne on May 30, 2012.

Domestic Violence Epidemic: Local judges consider domestic violence court

Domestic violence rates in Baton Rouge are so high. The district attorney said domestic violence is an epidemic.

Plaquemine community shocked by murder: man accussed behind bars

People in Plaquemine are still reeling, after a 26-year-old man was found murdered and his truck torched. The man police say confessed to killing him is in jail.

15-month-old kidnapped three months ago safely returned

A 15-month-old Utah girl taken away from her mother nearly three months ago was reunited with her Wednesday.

EBR honors Teachers, Principals of the Year

Dozens of local educators received a rare moment of recognition Wednesday. The East Baton Rouge Parish School System honored the 2014-15 Teachers and Principals of the Year during a ceremony at Baton Rouge Magnet High School.

A original "Brown Vs. Board of Education" plaintiff looks back on monumental desegregation case

Sixty-three years ago Kathy Sawyer was 10-year-old Katherine Carper, testifying with her mother, Lena Carper, in the Brown v. Board of education trial in Topeka, Kansas.

St. George leaders: "We gotta get those petitions signed"

Leaders of the St. George movement are trying to keep their supporters motivated.

LA State Senate honors fallen veterans in special ceremony

The Louisiana State Senate took time out of their busy schedules to honor our fallen veterans and their families. It's part of their annual Military Family Day. This year they honored 12 of our vets.

Overcoming the odds: Woman with rare disorder is successful artist, designer, author

"My Mom especially, would never--and still doesn't (not that it's that big of a deal now) never let me feel sorry for myself, which was a major, major thing in my house."

Students go back to class after school bus shooting

Students at Kenilworth Science and Technology charter school are trying to get back to normal, Monday, after police say a 12-year-old student shot at a school bus Friday afternoon.

Hundreds of former students, friends, relatives mourn Dr. Isaac Greggs

Southern University paid its final respects to one of its biggest legends. Hundreds of people attended a memorial service for Dr. Isaac Greggs, the long-time director of bands who passed away on Monday at the age of 85.