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Ascension Parish residents wait for the water to go away

Driving around Ascension Parish Thursday drivers saw a lot of water on the road, in parking lots,and in people's yards. Sharla Roussel, stayed home, but still saw the water.

Neighbors stuck inside because of flooded streets

Over in Ascension Parish many streets were closed due to street flooding. One neighborhood that saw lots of water was the Pelican Point Subdivision. When people looked outside their homes the streets were covered in water.

Floods ruin homes and cars in Gramercy

Emotions are running high in Gramercy after the heavy rain caused devastating flooding in the area.

Remembering Maya Angelou: Locals reflect on the renowned poet

People around the country are mourning the loss of renowned poet Maya Angelou Wednesday. The 86-year-old died at home in North Carolina early this morning. Many say Angelou's voice had a global impact.

Cock fighting ring in East Baton Rouge Parish

When animal control and east baton rouge deputies arrived at this house - on samuels road in zachary. they were surprised there wasn't a lookout on site.

School on Memorial Day: Denham Springs dad protests to show concerns

Many school students had the day off today, but classes were in session in Livingston Parish. I caught up with one parent who says, his kid shouldn't have been in class because it's disrespectful.

LPSO Marine Divison beefs up patrols for holiday weekend

The waterways in Livingston Parish are packed with boaters, and people partying for the holiday weekend. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office's Marine Division is on the waters too making sure people stay safe.

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.