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Denham Springs family moves forward after fire destroys home

Imagine losing every material possession you have to a fire. Baby photos, mementos and memories all gone in an instant. That's what happened over the weekend to one Denham Springs family.

NBC33 SAFETY ALERT: Protecting your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

You can't see it. You can't smell it. You can't even taste it, but it's out there and it can kill you.

Former sufferers of eating disorders work to help others fight it

Millions of men and women in our country are suffering from eating disorders, and this week is dedicated to helping them recover.

Husband killed in house fire remembered

State Fire Marshal investigators are investigating a fatal house fire in Baton Rouge. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning said they received the call around 7:08 p.m. Saturday. The fire was located in the 7400 block of Greenwell Street.

'Freezin' for a Reason': locals take a plunge for a good cause

Many of us would never jump into a freezing lake, but dozens of local law enforcement agencies and people in our area did. They were happy to because it's for a good cause.

500 hopefuls work for chance to make a difference as a BRPD officer

500 men and women are fighting for one of just thirty slots at the BRPD Training Academy. Jason Lee is one of them, after 10 years in the Army National Guard he's ready to start giving back in his old North Baton Rouge community.

Common Core protesters argue educational standards

"if common core lives, freedom dies," said attendee Ralph Roshto. That was the thought of hundreds of opponents at an anti-common core rally Thursday in Baton Rouge.

More Mardi Gras more business

The crew at Gambino's bakery on Goodwood are working extra hard to bake, decorate, and box a Mardi Gras staple. Every year fans of the king cake come out to get the delicious treat, but every year the length of mardi gras season changes.

Beating the battle: Local boy celebrates his last day of chemotherapy

He's only 8 years old, but he's already won the battle of a lifetime. Jesse Lamberth beat cancer. Meet Jesse Lamberth. This little guy's a huge LSU fan. "Geaux tigers!" Jesse exclaimed.

Women empowering women; dozens attend 'SU Girls Rock awards show'

Wednesday marked the second annual "SU Girls Rock Awards Show" at Southern University.  The Association for Women Students recognized their peers for accomplishments ranging from the field to the classroom.

Green Army advocates for change in safety policy

The Green Army is on a mission to help protect people living in Louisiana. Their mission includes fighting to make it safer for people living near chemical facilities and for the people who work there too.

Changes in the works for Bayou Corne

Bayou corne is dotted with wells. Some that work, some that don't.  Texas Brine officials explained maps to residents at a meeting Tuesday.

Pawn shops help police track down stolen valuables

Sometimes it is difficult for police to return jewelry or other valuables to people who were robbed. But local pawn shops have both a legal responsibility and a financial incentive to reunite owners with their stolen items.

South Louisiana man goes from janitor to principal, enchanting nation with remarkable story

It’s an inspiring story about a man who worked his way up from school janitor to principal. He's come so far that he's surpassed even his own imagination.

Finding a cure for Daisy: local mom creates awareness for daughter's rare disease

Imagine travelling half-way across the country to treat a rare disease there's no cure for. Well that's reality for 4-year-old Daisy Prescott, and that's why her mom wants to do her part to help find a cure.