The DARE program has been teaching kids to stay away from drugs and gangs for thirty years now. In Louisiana, Baker police chief Mike Knaps was one of the first DARE officers in the state when the program began back in 1991.
BREC'S Howell Park was filled with music, and a message Saturday let's stop the violence. Families in North Baton Rouge got a change to worship, dine, and have some fun all while helping promote stopping crime.
Lovers of books and the magic of reading packed Capitol Park in Baton Rouge Saturday.
It's all part of the tenth annual Louisiana Book Festival.
Local and national authors were on hand to sign there works.
Five new charter organizations are poised to take-over some of Baton Rouge's most difficult schools, a closer look at the track records of those charters shows at least one has been denied in Louisiana already.
For nine months one brother did his job of serving his country while deployed with the U.S. Army to Kuwait. For those same nine months the other brother tried to focus on his school work at Thompson Valley High School in Loveland.