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Exotic animal preserve provides educational opportunities for students young, old

Camels and kangaroos bring up visions of far-away lands. But thousands of local children are learning that the world is small because they can find animals from all over the world living together in East Feliciana Parish.

'The Zodiac Killer': BR man claims his biological father is an infamous serial killer, writes book

A Baton Rouge man is making national headlines. He says his biological father is one of the most notorious serial killers ever. The Zodiac Killer who killed nearly 40 people in the 1960's and 1970's.

'Gwens Law' aimed at preventing more domestic abuse homicides in our state

Its law that could save lives, it’s called Gwen’s law, named for the late Gwen Cox, who was killed in an act of domestic violence.

'Gwens Law' aimed at preventing more domestic abuse homicides in our state

Its law that could save lives, it’s called Gwen’s law, named for the late Gwen Cox, who was killed in an act of domestic violence.

A picture of mono mono twins seconds after their birth goes viral

Newborn twin girls in Akron, Ohio are defying the odds and capturing hearts around the world. A picture of them holding hands at birth is going viral.

Students react to news of new director of Southeastern Police Department: change is needed

Southeastern University students are reacting to the news that there will finally be someone new heading their Police Department.

Students react to news of new director of Southeastern Police Department: change is needed

Southeastern University students are reacting to the news that there will finally be someone new heading their Police Department.

Moms spend their special day at the Zoo

The weather wasn't exactly a mom's best friend this Mother's Day. However, Some brave mom's decided they wouldn't let a little rain ruin their day. They took their kids to BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo!

The March of Dimes: Gaby's story

Nearly a thousand people marched well walked around downtown Baton Rouge today. They did this to raise awareness and money for research to help sick babies in our area. It's called the March of Dimes. 

'Bring Back Our Girls': Locals rally to raise awareness for kidnapped Nigerian girls

A dozen people came out to rally at the State Capitol as part of the "Bring Back Our Girls" campaign.

Locals react to viral video of teen brawl by park: BRPD investigating

"The violence it needs to stop, that is ridiculous and I have kids of my own."

'Love yourself': Local bodybuilder hopes to inspire others

Competition season has just begun for bodybuilders. Around the country, bodybuilders are putting the finishing touches on months of preparations, including Delaney Smallwood.

Southern University graduates look forward to the future

Nearly 600 students graduated from Southern University Friday. Senator Mary Landrieu spoke to graduates hoping to encourage them. Graduate Tray Tiller said Landrieu inspired him to tell his story.

'She Rocks': Local women honored for pursuing their dreams

Three local women who were honored today in Baton Rouge are proof positive that there's always more to a woman than her looks. Laronda Daigle, Havilah Malone, and Kim Matsko couldn't be more different from one another.

Young cancer survivors given princess treatment at Disney on Ice

Most girls dream of being a princess. But few actually get to become one. Four lucky girls had their dreams come true Thursday afternoon, in part because of all they have had to overcome.