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Hunter looking for location willing to display 800lb. alligator

A Pointe Coupee man has a dilemma: he caught one of the biggest alligators in local history, but he needs a place to put it. Now he is looking for a spot where everyone can enjoy it.

Beating the Odds: Local boy overcomes medical condition

No expectant mom wants to hear her baby will die. That was the news one local mom got at 20 weeks pregnant, but now, eight years later, her seven-year-old son is beating all the odds.

BR Little League team making LA proud in World Series

Some Louisiana baseball players are celebrating in Orange Beach, Alabama, and they have good reason! 

Youth soccer is big business for Baton Rouge

There was no way to rain on the parade of the US Youth Soccer Regional Tournament this week. Thousands of kids hit the field for a spot in the national championship. But the big winner was the City of Baton Rouge.

LA State Fire Marshal's Office gets new arson dog

The State Fire Marshal said Louisiana has a problem with arson. This year alone, they've handled more than 900 arson cases, but fire investigators can only do so much. They need extra eyes, ears, and "noses."

Principals say partnerships, not power, needed to improve schools

Local principals say they need help improving their schools. But instead of more power, they want more partnerships.

Community reacts to fishing deaths of young children

"We have enough law enforcement that pass that highway all the time, that maybe they can stop and tell them to move on."

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."