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BR inventor creates fitness suit to help local athletes

Baton Rouge is known for a lot of things, but one that sticks out the most for a lot of people... the athletics. From LSU to Southern, it means a lot to us here.

Volunteers clean up neighborhood to make community safer

It's been a bit of a rainy day here in Baton Rouge, but that didn't stop dozens of people in our community from putting on their gloves and cleaning up. It's all to make one neighborhood safer.

Local bodybuilder gets ready to compete for Ms.Olympia

A local bodybuilder is preparing for a competition of a lifetime. Sarah LeBlanc is one of only three Louisiana athletes heading to Las Vegas next week for the Ms. Olympia competition.

SPCA of Livingston adopted out more than 70 animals at adoption event

UPDATE: Volunteers said the pet adoption was a success. The SPCA of Livingston adopted out more than 70 animals this weekend. During the entire event, more than 100 animals were adopted out.

Veteran leads 9/11 flag run around University Lake

Thursday was a day of reflection for all Americans. Thirteen years after planes were crashed in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania, most people cannot help but think about what it means to be an American.

BR Area Foundation wants your input on LSU Lakes project

The Baton Rouge Area Foundation is asking you to give your input to their project to revitalize the University Lakes. All you have to do is answer three questions. You can even upload photos.

'I just get emotional': Vietnam veteran remembers 9/11

Today, 13 years ago, the U.S. was in a state of terror. It's something a local Vietnam veteran remembers all too well.

Donation will be instrumental to continued growth of Belaire HS band

There is a brand new sound at Belaire High School, because of a gift that will change the quality and size of its marching band<

BR native describes work as Machinist’s Mate on Navy ship

Hundred-degree temperatures, life or death stress, and long hours; these are all part of a normal day in the life of a Machinist’s Mate (MM).

FL vacationers witness possible shark attack, saves life

Watching from their hotel balcony, a group of guys vacationing in Destin, Florida witnessed a Hammerhead Shark get uncomfortably close to some swimmers. They yelled warnings, but it took a long time for their message to sink in.

BR author hopes book inspires children, adults

Sometimes, everyone needs a bit of cheering up, especially the little ones in Children Hospitals all across our area.

Kleinpeter: new managers, training, equipment have restored dairy's quality

Kleinpeter Farms Dairy has made significant changes since customers complained about milk spoiling too quickly.

Saved by the Belt: Teen awarded for buckling up

Half the drivers killed in accidents in Louisiana so far this year were not wearing a seat belt, but Connor Waits is an exception. Connor's life was saved because of his decision to obey the law.

BR Mayor vows to stop veteran homelessness by 2015

Homeless veterans in Baton Rouge won't have to worry about finding a place to sleep. That's because Mayor Kip Holden answered a challenge from the White House in a big way.

New rules may force local truck stop to give up tiger

The owner of Tiger Truck Stop is fighting a new set of rules that might force his to give up his main attraction.