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Ascension Parish residents upset over lack of help

People in Ascension Parish are dealing with the aftermath of massive flooding from last week's heavy rain. First order of business is remove the debris from their home.

A Prairieville church holds first health and safety fair

A Prairieville pastor wants to give back to the community.

A Royal Surprise: Kids at OLOL get to be royalty with Miss USA contestants

Kids at Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital got a chance to be royalty for the day with some queens themselves. Miss USA contestants stopped by the hospital to spend some time with the patients.

Red Cross volunteers help flood victims get their homes back to normal

A lot of people are cleaning up following this week's rain, but they're getting extra help. Dozens of Red Cross volunteers are doing their part to give back to those affected.

Tips on how to stay safe while driving in wet weather

Most of us know driving in the rain can be a little nerve wrecking sometimes, especially on the highway and interstates. Here in Louisiana it rains, a lot, and avoiding the wet weather is nearly impossible

Ascension Parish residents wait for the water to go away

Driving around Ascension Parish Thursday drivers saw a lot of water on the road, in parking lots,and in people's yards. Sharla Roussel, stayed home, but still saw the water.

Neighbors stuck inside because of flooded streets

Over in Ascension Parish many streets were closed due to street flooding. One neighborhood that saw lots of water was the Pelican Point Subdivision. When people looked outside their homes the streets were covered in water.

Floods ruin homes and cars in Gramercy

Emotions are running high in Gramercy after the heavy rain caused devastating flooding in the area.

Remembering Maya Angelou: Locals reflect on the renowned poet

People around the country are mourning the loss of renowned poet Maya Angelou Wednesday. The 86-year-old died at home in North Carolina early this morning. Many say Angelou's voice had a global impact.

Cock fighting ring in East Baton Rouge Parish

When animal control and east baton rouge deputies arrived at this house - on samuels road in zachary. they were surprised there wasn't a lookout on site.

School on Memorial Day: Denham Springs dad protests to show concerns

Many school students had the day off today, but classes were in session in Livingston Parish. I caught up with one parent who says, his kid shouldn't have been in class because it's disrespectful.

LPSO Marine Divison beefs up patrols for holiday weekend

The waterways in Livingston Parish are packed with boaters, and people partying for the holiday weekend. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office's Marine Division is on the waters too making sure people stay safe.

Local mom spreads awareness about high blood pressure in kids through fishing derby

Right now, more than two million kids in the U.S. have undiagnosed hypertension, and it can be life threatening. Saturdaty, a local mom wants to help save the lives of kids right here at home by fishing!

Local homeowners association gives four residents new roofs

Some homeowners in Baton Rouge have new roofs. It's all part of a local pastor's continued efforts to help clean up his neighborhood. "At night you hear gunshots," said homeowner Leonard Jackson.

Mindi Machauer one of 46 new State Troopers sworn in

A troopers life was made for me; that is what the 46 brand new state troopers shouted as they entered independence park theatre Thursday. Included in that 46 trooper group was Mindi Machauer, one of just two females.