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Baker parents start petition against school board

Some parents in Baker are fed up with their school board tonight. After many failed attempts to communicate with the board, they've started a petition to try and get some answers.

Life After War: One veteran's story of overcoming pain on and off the battle fields

When they sign up, they know there's a chance they're also signing their lives away. They're our veterans. They go through things we could never imagine, while they're away and when they're back home.

Investigation continues into fire at Bear Creek Saloon

Investigators with the state fire marshal's office spent the day examining what's left of the iconic Bear Creek Saloon in Montpelier, Monday.

Walking for life: Thousands of people walk to fight heart disease

It's the number one killer in our country. It's heart disease, and today thousands of people did their part to fight it. It's all part of the American Heart Association's Annual Heart Walk.

Pet owners increasingly choose hospice care for their furry family members

Pet owners are increasingly choosing not to take their old or sick animals to the veterinarian. Instead, they let the vet come to them. 

16-year-old Baton Rouge girl found

UPDATE: Shoundricka Parker was found Friday night, five days after going missing. She's currently at a local hospital getting checked out. Shoundricka's mother, Tasha, wants to thank everyone for their help in locating her daughter.

River Center overrun by zombies for Walking Dead Escape

The River Center was turned into a post-apocalyptic wasteland, to help fans of The Walking Dead connect to one of their favorite entertainment franchises.

Local resident upset after medicaid expansion bill failed

Some people in our community are in disarray after a bill that would have bypassed the governor to let you decide on medicaid expansion failed in committee.

Concert for Change: LSU students hold concert to create awareness about marijuana reform

Marijuana reform is a hot topic right now all over the country and right here in Louisiana.

BRPD: Violent crime dropped 15 percent in 2013

The crime rate has been a highly discussed topic in Baton Rouge the last few years. Perhaps the intense interest in improving public safety is paying off.

Powdered alcohol sparks conversations across country: locals say it's a good idea

You've heard of powdered drinks before like juice or even milk but what about alcohol?

Local runners describe emotion of 2014 Boston Marathon

Among the 31,805 runners who crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon, about two dozen traveled from Baton Rouge.

'You do not deserve this': advocates say help is available for domestic violence victims

Anti domestic violence advocates are speaking out after three people died in two separate domestic violence cases in Ascension Parish this month.

Easter meals and gifts served at St. Vincent de Paul

Dozens of people packed St Vincent de Paul's dining room on Sunday for a little fellowship and a warm Easter meal.

'No progress': North BR resident fed up with blighted properties, plans a march

For most people, Easter weekend is a time to enjoy things like crawfish boils and easter egg hunts with family, but for some local residents, they won't get that luxury.