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CAAWS needs volunteers for pet parade

Calling all animal lovers! The 14th annual Capital Area Animal Welfare Society Mystic Krewe of Mutts rolls in Downtown Baton Rouge Sunday January 27 at 1:30 pm.

Iberville hires on more deputies to patrol schools

After viewing school shooting tragedy's from afar, Iberville Parish authorities and school leaders are taking precautions closer to home to ensure their students never end up in that situation.

MLK inspires volunteers to do community service

Jaleesa Hooker and about a dozen volunteers from Southern and Southeastern universities decided there was no better time than Martin Luther King day to do some community service work.

Water main busts, floods Perkins Road

It was a wet ride for some drivers on Perkins road this morning. A water main broke and caused flooding on Perkins Road between College Drive and North Acadian Thruway.

Japanese news agency to visit Louisiana to fish, eat Asian Carp

Louisiana will play host to some special visitors starting tomorrow. Kyoto News, a major news agency in Japan, is sending a team from President Obama's inauguration ceremony straight to Venice, Louisiana.

NAACP holds march for Dr. Martin Luther King

The Baton Rouge chapter of the NAACP held a march to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Members of the Capitol City's faith community led the march early this morning, and dozens of people joined in.

Preschool Palooza takes over Cortana Mall

Dozens of parents packed Cortana Mall for their chance to pickup an East Baton Rouge Parish School System Pre-K application.

Neighbors in Ventress believe close to a dozen horses close to death due to neglect

Six months ago 20 horses were moved on to the five acre property next to Randall Gremillion's house in Ventress. At first the Gremillion's were excited with their new neighbors.

Donaldsonville High School group attends presidential inauguration

Five Donaldsonville High School students, along with the school’s principal and counselors, are in Washington D.C. for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.

Local fire department holding fundraiser, blood drive for three-month-old girl

The St. Amant Fire Department continues to take care of the community with a fundraiser for a very special little girl.