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Son of veteran driving cross-country to preserve education about World War II

The greatest generation is slowly becoming another forgotten generation. But one man is using his personal feelings of sadness to make sure everyone remembers the lessons of World War II.

Bailout Batman: Fundraiser hopes to free Batman, proceeds go to non-profit

Losing a child is something most parents could never imagine, and aren't financially prepared for either, but one local organization looks to ease at least the financial burden for those grieving parents.

Faith leaders come together after 7-year-old killed in drive-by

A community is still in mourning tonight after a 7-year-old boy was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting. A group of faith leaders came together to try to come up with a solution to all this violence.

Vigil highlights new laws against domestic violence

Law enforcement has new ways to try to stop domestic violence. And a local sorority wants everyone to know about them, so they could save a woman's life.

'Save our Hills': Residents in Oak Hills neighborhood take a stand against mining operation

Hundreds of people in Watson are waiting for an answer that could change the fate of their neighborhood. A strip mining operation could be in their backyards, but they aren't letting this happen without a fight.

Metro Council votes down controversial 'fairness ordinance'

The debate over the controversial "fairness ordinance" is over, for now.

Sally Ann Roberts helps Kip Holden launch bone marrow donor drive

The mayor's office is challenging everyone in Baton Rouge to join the National Bone Marrow Registry, and he got help from one of the country's most famous donors.

'Louisiana Legends': BR powerlifter makes new team to bring LA lifters together

A local world champion powerlifter wants to make his mark, and he wants to make it right here at home. So, he formed his own team in hopes to make Louisiana a "powerlifting powerhouse."

Three arrested in Denham Springs vehicle burglary case

Tyree Davison, Darius Shaw, and Devanta Richard are all facing dozens of burglary charges after Livingston parish investigators connected them to more than thirty vehicle thefts in two neighborhoods.

Overcoming adversity: Former foster child gets accepted into Spelman

Going from home to home... it's reality for a lot of kids in foster care, but for brittany butler, she didn't let adversity stop her. Fun, energetic, smart, and optimistic are just some words to describe Brittany.

Ascension Parish teachers excited for first day of school

Last-minute preparations are done, so now teachers can welcome students back into their classrooms.

An 8 year-old Baton Rouge resident bringing families together through collecting change

Joey Roth is pretty much a typical eight year-old, he loves to play with friends and wants to be a chef when he grows up.

Fans dress as favorite characters for Harry Potter's birthday

Wizards, witches, and muggles all had reason to celebrate Thursday night. It was Harry Potter's 34th birthday. Or would have been, if J.K. Rowling's young hero lived in our world.

Students concerned about scope of LSU's smoke free policy

When students return to LSU this fall, they will notice something missing: smokers.

Mid-City businesses excited for Government street makeover

The mid-city section of Baton Rouge is home to some of the most unique stores in the city, but they easily go unnoticed because of the way Government street is currently set up.