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BRCC begins new 'women in welding' course

"For anyone saying women can't do it, I say shame on them. Women can do everything that men can do!"

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church celebrates 50th anniversary

It is the members of the parish of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church who made this 50th anniversary possible. And who continue to allow the parish to grow into a reliable staple of the Zachary community.

Livingston Parish SPCA holds adpot a dog day at PetsMart

"This is special because we all gather here, most of our group today, with most of our available babies all in one place. So if you're undecided it's definitely a good time to come look at all of them and

Camp Climb offers fun, emotional growth for children of cancer patients

There are lots of summer camps where children learn something while they play. But at one camp, they learn how to manage one of the worst situations in life: having a parent diagnosed with cancer.

Report: Louisiana has highest rate of gun deaths in the nation

A new report says Louisiana has a higher rate of gun deaths than every other state in the country.

CATS takes part in dump the pump day

CATS passengers were elated to find out they didn't have to pay to ride today. Especially for the regulars, where public transportation is a necessity.

'Wake-Up Call': BR mom writes book to help people grieve

Just the idea of losing a child is heartbreaking. For a woman right here in Baton Rouge, it's her reality. But in the midst of her darkness, she found a way to help other people find the light.

Baton Rouge has some of the highest car insurance rates in the country

"High number of crashes, our road conditions, with two universities here in Baton Rouge, we have a lot of young drivers. Inexperienced drivers."

'Stay Alive. Don't Drive.': BR officials launch new campaign

Here's a phrase to remember tonight,"Stay alive. Don't drive." That's the name of a program city officials want to push. As I found out, it's all about keeping you safe.

Man rescues 15-month-old baby spotted crawling down Georgia road

Long ago, Bryant Collins learned the value of choosing the right path. "I've been in a lot of bad situations," he admits.

Underwood gunman still at large

A gunman is still at large after a shooting last night on Underwood avenue. The victim has been identified as 28-year-old, Jeffrey Francois of Baton Rouge. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jalen Mills challenges battery charges

Jalen Mills and his attorney plan to challenge charges claiming that he punched a women in her face leaving her unconscious with four stiches. Mills was arrested on wednesday and charged with second degree battery.

New Army recruits get ready for basic training

Thirty new Army recruits recited their enlistment oath Friday at Perkins Rowe. Right now, they're gearing up for basic training.

Help from public reunites lost girl with mother

A young girl is back with her mother today, thanks to people like you.

Swimming safety: Local swim instructors give tips to keep you safe this summer

It's almost summer time and a lot of you are already hitting the pools, but remember to be careful. Drowning deaths happen more often than we realize, but officials say knowing how to swim could help prevent this.