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The High Price of Charity

Times are tough for everyone, but imagine running a non-profit. They depend on donations to keep them going. When you run a non-profit, there are certain things you can't help but ask yourself...

Kenilworth parade honors American Red Cross, all who serve

There was a lot of white and blue at the annual Kenilworth Civic Association 4th of July Parade, but red was the dominant color.

The search continues for missing St. James girl

"I don't plan on stopping. We are going to keep searching," said Willy Martin, Sheriff of St. James Parish.

Officials remind boaters to be safe after tragic accident

Investigators are trying to get to the bottom of a boating accident that took the life of a Livingston Parish woman.

Musician, spiritual leader Sri Swamiji visits Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge may not be a typical destination for a world-renowned musician and yoga guru, but Sri Swamiji is in town, showing how his music changes lives.

Local Hobby Lobby customers have mixed views on Supreme Court ruling

Hobby Lobby shoppers are split on whether they agree with the company's stance against providing birth control to female employees.

Volunteers help get new charter school ready for the school year

Volunteers from across the area put on their painter caps and gloves. It's all to help one of Baton Rouge's newest charter schools get ready for it's first school year.

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!"