Food drive inspires kids to give back

The Pantry Challenge between the City of Zachary and the City of Central is underway and with the help of Zachary students, Friday was a great start to the food drive.

Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico at oil, gas platform

According to the US Coast Guard an oil gas platform owned by Black Elk Energy exploded and caught fire around 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16. The Coast Guard confirms the fire was extinguished roughly one hour after the explosion.

Metro Council refuses action after former CAA employees allege animal abuse

The East Baton Rouge Metro Council did not act after former employees accused Companion Animal Alliance of animal abuse and mismanagement.

Stores to have Black Friday sales early, opening on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just a week away, and while families are prepping the turkey, local stores are getting ready for the Black Friday rush.

LSU introduces new eco-friendly food containers

The Purple and Gold can now be distinguished with another color - green. LSU is going green with new ecofriendly clamshells. These ecofriendly clamshells are sold at the Bayou Bistreaux and On The Geaux in the Student Union.

Lady Tigers to host softball clinic on Saturday morning

The Lady Tigers softball team is hosting a free clinic to kids of all ages and skill levels this Saturday at the Burbank BREC Park. The softball fields are next to all the soccer fields.

Dreams on the line: local entrepreneurs show visions at pitch competition

Local entrepreneurs put their dreams on the line Thursday night, in front of a large crowd and some of the most successful businessmen in Baton Rouge.

Elementary students get fit with Project Get Fit America

In Louisiana, almost 30 percent of children are overweight or obese. On a national scale, childhood obesity has tripled since 1980- according to the U.S. Surgeon Generals' report.

Colored lenses help dyslexic students see the page in a new way

It almost seems like science fiction, glasses specially designed to enable dyslexic students to see words clearly on a page, for the first time in their lives.