Ascension Parish teachers excited for first day of school

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

Lafayette Parish principals want expanded cell phone use in high schools

With school just around the corner, discussions on use of cell phones on school campuses are back up for discussion.

Keep Louisiana Beautiful offering grants for litter prevention programs

Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB), the state’s non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to litter prevention and waste reduction, is now accepting applications for its 2014-2015 KLB Healthy Communities Grants Program.

PHOTOS: CA parents create beautiful remembrance of stillborn baby

A California's parents-to-be worst nightmare came true recently when their daughter arrived stillborn. The family has turned their grief into a beautiful rembrance of photography that is now being shared with the world.

Mayor Holden appears in new music video to promote healthy living

There's a brand new music video people are watching around Baton Rouge, because it features our mayor, Kip Holden!

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.

New Orleans body painter becomes judge on TV's 'Skin Wars'

New Orleans, LA (WGNO) -- New Orleans native Craig Tracy has quite an impressive body of work. "Skin in many ways speaks for itself, it is the vessel that contains the soul," says Tracy.

Volunteers use photography to save shelter animals in Jefferson Parish

Jefferson Parish, LA (WGNO) -- A picture says a thousand words but a picture can also save a life. Several volunteer photographers are using their pictures to do just that.

West Nile Virus is spreading in St. Tammany Parish

St. Tammany Parish, LA (WGNO) -- A warning tonight for neighbors in St. Tammany Parish. West Nile Virus is spreading among mosquitoes there. WGNO News Anchor Vanessa Bolano talks testing and precautions from the North Shore.

WWII Vets will be honored at special event in Baton Rouge Sunday

The USS KIDD Veterans Memorial & Museum is proud to announce that the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel will be sponsoring the KIDD’s exclusive “Keep the Spirit of 45’ Alive” event at the Belle’s newly renovated Beaur