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  • Finance class soon required for Salvation Army toys check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 15, 2014 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Salvation Army will begin distributing presents to children Tuesday, but for the first time some parents took a special class before getting free toys. Instead of just giving parents a fish, the Salvation Army says it wants to teach parents how to fish. That's why... more »
  • Christmas comes early for some BR kids check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 6, 2014 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of kids got early Christmas gifts this year. The annual "Breakfast with Santa" event rolled around once again for the Baton Rouge chapter of the Jack and Jill of America organization. The group hosted the breakfast amid a toy drive for the kids. Hundreds... more »
  • Law enforcement takes aim at toy guns check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 2, 2014 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Toy guns will not be collected for some local toy drives since they look too much like the real thing. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office and the Constable's Office will hand out nearly 3,000 toys to kids this Christmas. Constable Reginald Brown says none... more »
  • Longevity, icon status get toys into hall of fame

    November 27, 2014 12:14 PM

    ROCHESTER, NY - Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame's annual picks for enshrinement. Bubbles, little green army men and the Rubik's Cube were inducted this year. But is the road to such playtime... more »
  • EBR Christmas Crusade applications being taken

    November 14, 2014 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said deputies will start taking applications next week for their annual Christmas Crusade. The program was started in 1988 to help make sure thousands of children in need each year get toys and other gifts for the holidays. Parents... more »
  • Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls

    October 21, 2014 5:59 PM

    NEW YORK - Toys R Us is pulling its collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week. The dolls are based on the series about a high school chemistry teacher who turns... more »
  • Livingston Parish opens doors to Christmas Crusade check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 14, 2012 5:32 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Sheriff Jason Ard's Christmas Crusade distributed toys to over 1,200 kids today. Families opened their doors to Sheriff Deputies, who hand-delivered the toys to each household. For many deputies, the Christmas Crusade is about connecting with the public in a positive way. "It's seeing... more »
  • Michelle Obama donates to Toys for Tots

    December 11, 2012 3:52 PM

    WASHINGTON - Michelle Obama thanked military families for the inspiration they've given her as first lady as she delivered about 900 gifts Tuesday from White House aides to the Marine Corps' Toys for Tots campaign. Mrs. Obama said "military families are what inspires my work," as she thanked volunteers, donors... more »
  • Christmas Crusade celebrating with toys check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 7, 2012 5:11 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Toys are piled high in Livingston Parish, ready for children in need to open on Christmas. Today was the last day for families to sign up for Sheriff Jason Ard's Christmas Crusade. For 26 years, the toy drive has brought joy to children up to 12 years... more »
  • Angola inmates on Santa's payroll

    December 3, 2012 4:06 PM

    ANGOLA- Inmates at the state's maximum security prison are working overtime to fill all the orders on Santa's list before Christmas. It's a tradition every year that gets inmates working on their down time to make toys and fix bikes for needy children. "They are elves," said Tom... more »
  • Kid tablets, retro brands are Toys R Us 'hot toys'

    September 19, 2012 12:24 PM

    NEW YORK - It's still technically summer, but for some it's not too soon to think about what the kiddies will want for the holidays. Toys R Us has come out with its annual "hot toy" list that includes tablets for kids, fashion dolls in the likeness of boy-band sensation... more »
  • Happy Meal lawsuit dismissed

    April 5, 2012 1:23 PM

    NEW YORK - Children in California will still be able to get toys with their Happy Meals. A San Francisco judge dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit that sought to stop McDonald's from using toys to market its meals to children in the Golden State. The suit had been filed... more »
  • Toddler gets new bike through Law Enforcement Crusade check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 23, 2011 5:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- It beginning to look a lot like Christmas. And the Law Enforcement Christmas Crusade is in full swing. Four year old Larone Bulter is just one of the hundreds of Baton Rouge kids who received toys through the crusade this year. A got a new bike and... more »
  • Angola prisoners see themselves as 'Santa's Helpers' check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 5, 2011 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE-- A handful of prisoners imprisoned at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola call themselves "Santa's Helpers," even though many are convicted murderers serving life sentences. That's because they spend all their free time hand-crafting jewelry, wooden toys, and refurbishing bicycles for children who may not otherwise get... more »

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