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Livonia Wildcats grateful to be allowed in state baseball tourney

It was a home run of a verdict for Livonia High School.

Mental health advocates rally for change

One in four adults has a mental illness. Thursday, mental health advocates rallied at the State Capitol. They're hoping lawmakers can help them protect people with mental illness.

Modified polio virus is used to destroy brain tumor

A potentially debilitating virus we don't hear much about anymore has saved the life of a South Carolina college student.

New franchise connects retirees with seniors in need of assistance

The elderly population in Louisiana is growing, and there is a need for more services geared towards them. Some seniors will need help, while others will need things to do after they retire.

BRPD adds veteran officer to assist victims

The Baton Rouge Police Department added a veteran police officer to work with the departments victim's assistance program. Sergeant Brenda Gann runs the domestic abuse unit for BRPD.

Baker parents start petition against school board

Some parents in Baker are fed up with their school board tonight. After many failed attempts to communicate with the board, they've started a petition to try and get some answers.

Life After War: One veteran's story of overcoming pain on and off the battle fields

When they sign up, they know there's a chance they're also signing their lives away. They're our veterans. They go through things we could never imagine, while they're away and when they're back home.

Investigation continues into fire at Bear Creek Saloon

Investigators with the state fire marshal's office spent the day examining what's left of the iconic Bear Creek Saloon in Montpelier, Monday.

Walking for life: Thousands of people walk to fight heart disease

It's the number one killer in our country. It's heart disease, and today thousands of people did their part to fight it. It's all part of the American Heart Association's Annual Heart Walk.

Pet owners increasingly choose hospice care for their furry family members

Pet owners are increasingly choosing not to take their old or sick animals to the veterinarian. Instead, they let the vet come to them. 

16-year-old Baton Rouge girl found

UPDATE: Shoundricka Parker was found Friday night, five days after going missing. She's currently at a local hospital getting checked out. Shoundricka's mother, Tasha, wants to thank everyone for their help in locating her daughter.

River Center overrun by zombies for Walking Dead Escape

The River Center was turned into a post-apocalyptic wasteland, to help fans of The Walking Dead connect to one of their favorite entertainment franchises.

Local resident upset after medicaid expansion bill failed

Some people in our community are in disarray after a bill that would have bypassed the governor to let you decide on medicaid expansion failed in committee.

Concert for Change: LSU students hold concert to create awareness about marijuana reform

Marijuana reform is a hot topic right now all over the country and right here in Louisiana.

BRPD: Violent crime dropped 15 percent in 2013

The crime rate has been a highly discussed topic in Baton Rouge the last few years. Perhaps the intense interest in improving public safety is paying off.