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85 New Teach for America teachers come to the area

"So many of the things that you have to do to be a successful adult, starts with school," said Jarvis Johnson. That is the message he has learned over the years. And it is what compelled him to join Teach for America.

LA Doctor spreads news of heart health after suffering heart attack

A Lake Charles, Louisiana physician is preaching prevention after suffering a heart attack. Dr. David Engleking is the Chief Medical Officer at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital.

Mustang fans greet car that raises money for wounded veterans

A special muscle car is touring the country, to help a pair of our strongest veterans.

Harsher penalities for out of control people at sporting events

Getting a little worked up at your son or daughter's next game could cost you not only a hefty fine but time behind bars!

Female inmates enjoy special day with their kids

Tameka Johnson, and a small group of her fellow inmates at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison got a chance to enjoy a relaxing day with their families. It was all part of the prison's "One Day With Kids" event.

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.