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  • Over $25k raised at Christmas event for paralyzed BRPD officer

    December 3, 2017 8:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Police Department held a fundraiser for one of their own Sunday night. "A Christmas of Hope" was held at BRPD headquarters Sunday to raise money for Officer Rickey Faust. On Mar. 21, Officer Faust was involved in a car accident while on duty;... more »
  • Photo of woman helping her elderly father experience the eclipse is pulling heartstrings

    August 24, 2017 12:42 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A photo of a woman experiencing the recent eclipse with her dying father is making the rounds on the internet and tugging at heartstrings. “There were four generations of us there watching. It was a really special moment,” Hedy Morrison, 66, told ABC News of the... more »
  • Historic streetcar line to become wheelchair-accessible

    May 1, 2017 4:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal court settlement requires New Orleans transit officials to make the city's historic St. Charles Streetcar line accessible to people in wheelchairs. The settlement was announced Monday in a news release from lawyers for three wheelchair users who filed the suit a year ago. The agreement... more »
  • Woman rides wheelchair in street, requesting accessible sidewalk ramps Play Video

    February 15, 2017 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman living downtown is requesting sidewalks have handicap access around her home. Lee Landry is in a wheelchair and cannot navigate over the tall curbs. She once asked for help years ago, but her request has not been granted. "We don't have a handicap... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Wheelchair Tennis Tournament Play Video

    March 27, 2015 7:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Tennis players come from all over the world to compete in Baton Rouge's Cajun Classic , but they aren't just any tennis players. Dana Matthewson has a a powerful serve, a fierce forehand, and a beautiful backhand, making her an elite tennis player. What makes it extraordinary... more »

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