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  LSU safety Jacoby Stevens inspires youth at Glasgow Middle School

  WAFB’s Scottie Hunter among 7 honored for community service

  Volunteers spend Saturday cleaning up Baton Rouge graffiti

Fall in love with the new heART Trail

  Live Oak cheer squads win UCA national, world championships

  Special surgery helps boy with cerebral palsy continue to exceed expectations

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  Crawfish controversy: Do you dip your crawfish in sauce?

Take a look at ‘09 Elton John wearing an LSU polo

  More than 250 guests attend special needs prom sponsored by Tim Tebow Foundation

  Louisiana author, musician serenades patients at children’s hospital

Dancing with a purpose: Woman with down syndrome teaches dance class

  WAFB’s Donna Britt to be inducted into Manship School Hall of Fame at 2020 gala

10 years ago, Demi Lovato tweeted about singing at the Super Bowl ‘one day’

Dreams do come true.

  Tiger fans help kick off LSU baseball season at Baseball Fan Fest

There’s no one more hyped than an LSU sports fan, and Tiger fans were definitely excited during LSU’s Baseball Fan Fest at Alex Box Stadium.

  Monroe veteran helps find home for fellow 83-year-old Korean War vet

A Monroe army veteran helped another vet who had been homeless for years.

  Chef John Folse receives lifetime achievement award

Chef John Folse, who hosts Stirrin’ It Up on 9News at 5, was presented with a big honor Wednesday night.

Louisiana school makes 300 Valentines cards for troops overseas

Southern University Law Center named #2 best law school for African Americans by preLaw magazine

#TeamHolly raises over $320,000 in memory of Holly Clegg

Mickey Smith Jr. wins GRAMMY Museum’s Music Educator Award

  Lion dance entertains Baton Rouge students ahead of Chinese New Year

  Daycare surprises soldier returning from Middle East as he picks up his 5-year-old daughter

Baton Rouge woman wins new roof from Garcia Roofing and WAFB

A Baton Rouge woman has a new roof thanks to Garcia Roofing and WAFB.

  St. George FD buys four rescue boats thanks to donation from Firehouse Subs

The St. George Fire Department is getting a big boost thanks to Firehouse Subs.

Overnight social media craze propels painter into pastry business

One picture had Magen Cheramie and her family scrambling to draw up a business model overnight.

Republic Finance presents JDRF with $150K donation check

The fight against type one diabetes got a big boost today in Baton Rouge.

  How a hug can help your child

Jan. 21 is National Hugging Day.

  Iberville Parish’s youngest council member attends first meeting

Tuesday, Jan. 21 was a big day for a young trailblazer in Iberville Parish. The youngest council member in the history of the parish attended his first meeting.

Mayor’s free Fitness Stroll now rescheduled after being canceled due to severe weather

The mayor’s community-wide, free Fitness Stroll event, which was originally scheduled for Jan. 11, but was canceled due to severe weather, has now been rescheduled.

  Thousands volunteer by picking up trash, painting murals for MLK Walls Project

Volunteers helped pick up trash and paint an old building, all in an effort to revitalize parts of north Baton Rouge.

  Volunteers get their hands dirty during MLK service event with Front Yard Bikes

Volunteers were getting their hands dirty over at Front Yard Bikes on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

More LSU students crowned champions after Esports team dominates tournament in New York

LSU’s competitive gaming team is bringing home medals after winning the Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF) Power Five Esports Invitational in New York.

  LSU Tigers celebrate national championship win with parade, fanfare

The LSU football team celebrated with the Baton Rouge community with a parade and much fanfare after the team’s national championship game win.

  LSU fans in Baton Rouge get their picture taken with national championship trophy

Lots of LSU fans in Baton Rouge took advantage of a photo opp with the national championship trophy.

Disney classics returning to big screen at Movie Tavern

Four of Disney's classic and most iconic movies are returning to the big screen

Hammond brewery offering free service industry sign language classes

The folks at Gnar Bar are doing more than just brewing up delicious booze, they’re offering sign language classes for service industry professionals.

  LSU returns to Baton Rouge after national championship victory

The national champions have returned!

  Baton Rouge fans still celebrating LSU’s national championship win

The cheering continued at the LSU campus on Tuesday as the Tigers returned home from New Orleans.

9-year-old LSU superfan from Alabama witnesses national championship win

A young LSU superfan from Alabama got to enjoy the sights and sounds of LSU’s historic national championship in New Orleans.

  Baton Rouge toy company to host Mardi Gras ball to benefit Companion Animal Alliance

The company hopes the project will bring awareness to the “Lonely Hearts,” animals who have been in the shelter for a long period of time.

Zachary woman honors five soldiers by treating them to meal at Raising Cane’s

Five soldiers were treated to a meal at a Raising Cane’s location in Zachary after stumbling in while wearing their uniform, a popular Facebook post says.

  Kelly Orgeron joined by LSU, Clemson fans volunteering at food bank ahead of game

LSU and Clemson fans came together in New Orleans for a good cause. Fans from both teams worked together to package about nine thousand pounds of rice.

  LSU alum ’Greedy’ Williams helps kick off National Championship weekend

- Former LSU football player and current cornerback for the Cleveland browns, Andraez “Greedy” Williams, helped kick off National Championship weekend Saturday, Jan. 11, by signing more than 200 autographs at Dick’s Sporting Goods.

  Baton Rouge Green celebrates Arbor Day with tree-planting at main library

The Main Library on Goodwood Boulevard now has a pop of color outside, thanks to Baton Rouge Green.

  Scamming the Scammer: How an LSU fan turned the tables on someone selling fake tickets

Kevin Maverick went to his first LSU game in 1996. He was hooked.

  LSU and Clemson come together to feed the hungry before championship game

LSU and Clemson will come together on Saturday, Jan. 11 to help feed the hungry before the National Championship game.

Little boy learns life lesson and returns envelope with $900 inside

Friday night he found found a bank envelope with $900 while in Target in Hoover. The envelope had a receipt from a local credit union with a lady's name and signature inside.

  Babies born at Woman’s Hospital receive special onesies ahead of LSU’s championship game

A special delivery from Women’s Hospital just before the big game.

The Irwin family has saved 90,000 animals, including many from Australia wildfires

The Irwin family is continuing Steve Irwin's legacy of rescuing and saving wildlife in danger.

  Human Jukebox performance listed as one of Rose Parade’s Top 5 moments

A local Pasadena news outlet listed Southern University’s Human Jukebox as one of the Rose Parade’s top five moments.

  Registered nurse turned medical tattoo artist gives back to breast cancer survivors

After working as a registered nurse for 15 years and six years as a surgery nurse, a local woman found a new meaning.

‘Reserved for Carley’: Sugar Bowl organizers remember sports journalist killed in plane crash

In the Superdome’s press box, where reporters are allowed to watch and film the game, a laminated press pass was placed on an empty seat reserved for Carley.

  Baton Rouge General welcomes first baby born at hospital in new year

Baton Rouge General welcomed the first baby born at the hospital in 2020 around 4:28 a.m., a hospital spokeswoman said.

  Top good news stories in 2019

As we ring in the new year, let’s look back to these stories that shined a light in our community.

WATCH: SU’s Human Jukebox lights up LA Lakers halftime show

The Human Jukebox has done it again!

  BREC’S Baton Rouge Zoo welcomes baby giraffe

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo on Thursday, Dec. 26 welcomed a male reticulated giraffe.

  ’There’s still good people out here:’ man’s wallet returned with $2,500 after he loses it in Walmart lot

Man calls it a Christmas miracle when his lost wallet with $2,500 is returned.

  Meals, clothes, and more given out to less fortunate on Christmas by St. Vincent de Paul

A special Christmas meal was given to the homeless in the Capital City at the St. Vincent de Paul Society on Christmas Day.

  Service dogs visit OLOL Children’s Hospital patients for Christmas

Patients at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital got a special visit from some four-legged friends Christmas Day.

  The most talked about stories of 2019

These stories were the most clicked, liked, loved, shared, and commented on in 2019.

  Volunteers at St. Vincent de Paul prepare for annual Christmas Day meal

Christmas colors may be red and green, but as WAFB learned, it’s also about gold.

  Nearly 200 animals adopted just in time for the holidays including Mr. B.

The Louisiana SPCA says nearly 200 animals will have a home for the holidays after being adopted this month. That includes one elderly dog with a special story.

  Non-profit organizations bail single moms out of jail before Christmas

Seven single mothers are reuniting with their children this Christmas after a handful of local organizations bonded them out of jail for the holidays.

$50,000 check anonymously given to The Salvation Army

The donor asked that others be challenged to match half or all of the gift

WATCH: Audubon penguins and otters get in the Christmas spirit

The Audubon Aquarium's African penguin colony and southern sea otters are celebrating the season!

  WATCH: Michael Thomas hands out toys at Ochsner Hospital for Children

Michael Thomas broke the NFL single-season receiving record Sunday and today he was amazing fans at the Ochsner children’s hospital.

New Orleans Chamber Orchestra performs Christmas concerts for women in La. prisons

This Christmas, the New Orleans Chamber Orchestra played two concerts Monday for inmates at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women (LCIW) at Jetson and Elayn Hunt Correctional Institute. The concerts were held Monday, Dec. 23.

Here’s your 2019 holiday shipping deadline guide

It’s not too late to order gifts for your friends and family and have them delivered by Christmas day.

  Mississippi teenager asks for Christmas cards as he waits for heart transplant

Waylon Walker, 14, just wants to know how many cards he can get for Christmas as he waits for a donor for a new heart.

  Salvation Army’s Major Donald Tekautz to ring the bell for 24 straight hours to raise money

Major Donald Tekautz, who leads The Salvation Army of Greater Baton Rouge, will be ringing the bell from 24 straight hours in order to raise money for the organization.

  Attorney Gordon McKernan holds annual Christmas bike giveaway for kids

Some kids in the Baton Rouge area will be riding around on a free, new bike this Christmas.

  Toys For Tots collects gifts for Baton Rouge area families in need

Toys collected from this year's Toys For Tots campaign are on their way to the people who need them.

Santa’s Road Show free toy giveaway scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 21

Representative C. Denise Marcelle, Attorney Gordon McKernan, and NBA star, Garrett Temple, are hosting Santa’s Road Show Saturday, Dec. 21.

  Father and son from Gulfport prepare to wrap up a tradition that started 42 years ago

This weekend is the culmination of a story, for them, that started a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.

Donate blood to save lives and feed the hungry

For every blood donation they get on Friday LifeShare will donate approximately three meals to St. Vincent de Paul.

Lake Charles sewing class makes quilts for local veterans

A senior sewing class at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in North Lake Charles is spreading holiday cheer this week by presenting over a dozen local veterans with quilts they have made.

  Furry visitors bring healing, happiness to cancer patients for the holidays

The holidays can get especially lonely for patients stuck in hospitals. These four-legged furry visits are making things a little easier.

  Baton Rouge councilman hosts breakfast with Santa, toy giveaway

Councilman Lamont Cole, along with a number of others, is holding a breakfast with Santa Claus and toy giveaway event Friday, Dec. 20.

Surprise Christmas adoption brings a child to tears in Calera, Ala.

An 11-year-old foster child’s only Christmas wish was to be adopted, and on Thursday her foster parents surprised her with just that!

  EBR inmates spend special day with their kids ahead of Christmas

On Thursday, Dec. 19, children got the chance to have a special day with their parents who will spend the holidays in prison.