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Raising awareness: Local woman battles rare disease

Stiff Person Syndrome, that's when your body stiffens without warning and you can't move for hours. Only about 300 people have been diagnosed with it in the U.S.including one local woman.

Dressed to impress: a look at a Louisiana cosplayer

Paige Harris has been an anime heroine, a fighter, and a superhero. Most of the time she's just Paige, but sometime she has fun being someone else. The costumes are not for Halloween.

Local sushi chef can say she's a rarity: proves women can accomplish anything

Louisiana is known for its fresh fish and an abundance of seafood. In Baton Rouge, one sushi restaurant has a special way of bringing those to the table.

Honoring our veterans: Former military receive honor medals for their service

They risk their lives to keep us safe. They're our veterans. Twelve local veterans were honored for their hard work and their sacrifices Thursday.

Sago palm killing pets: whole plant is poisonous to both animals and humans

A local plant that can be found in your backyard is killing pets across the south.

Researchers attempt to de-bunk common crawfish myths

For many in South Louisiana, the crawfish boil is an art, passed down for generations.

Making a change: local pastor wants to help lower Louisiana's incarceration rate

Louisiana has more people in jail, per capita, than in any other state, but a local pastor is trying to change that.

Water lingers on lawns near Amite River

People along the Amite River are watching the water levels closely. Wet weather caused the water levels to rise and creep closer to their property.

Denham Springs family moves forward after fire destroys home

Imagine losing every material possession you have to a fire. Baby photos, mementos and memories all gone in an instant. That's what happened over the weekend to one Denham Springs family.

NBC33 SAFETY ALERT: Protecting your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

You can't see it. You can't smell it. You can't even taste it, but it's out there and it can kill you.

Former sufferers of eating disorders work to help others fight it

Millions of men and women in our country are suffering from eating disorders, and this week is dedicated to helping them recover.

Husband killed in house fire remembered

State Fire Marshal investigators are investigating a fatal house fire in Baton Rouge. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning said they received the call around 7:08 p.m. Saturday. The fire was located in the 7400 block of Greenwell Street.

'Freezin' for a Reason': locals take a plunge for a good cause

Many of us would never jump into a freezing lake, but dozens of local law enforcement agencies and people in our area did. They were happy to because it's for a good cause.

500 hopefuls work for chance to make a difference as a BRPD officer

500 men and women are fighting for one of just thirty slots at the BRPD Training Academy. Jason Lee is one of them, after 10 years in the Army National Guard he's ready to start giving back in his old North Baton Rouge community.

Common Core protesters argue educational standards

"if common core lives, freedom dies," said attendee Ralph Roshto. That was the thought of hundreds of opponents at an anti-common core rally Thursday in Baton Rouge.