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BRPD brings 200 gifts to local elementary school

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The Baton Rouge Police Department adopted an entire school for the first time this year. They brought gifts for all of the 200 students at Polk Elementary school, and ten of them even got bikes.

New film festival hopes to spotlight local talent

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The finishing touches are being put together for a new local film festival. It's called third street film fest, and it will happen on Friday, Dec. 30.

Will Ferrell to reign as Bacchus XXIV for 2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX44) — Mardi Gras season is right around the corner and the announcements are beginning to roll in regarding who will serve as the Kings and Queens for various Krewes.

Jazz Fest 2012 line-up announced

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) -- A massive music schedule has been unveiled for Jazz Fest 2012, with American rock classics The Ea

Last Holiday donation drive for homeless at Perkins Rowe is today!

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — NBC33 News, sister station FOX44 News, and St. Vincent de Paul have teamed up for another year of the holiday collection drive.

Local Black Friday Deals

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year and it's quickly approaching. Every year people wake up before the sun in hopes of getting a good deal.

Wizard World Comic Con announces return to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX44) -- Wizard World Comic Con made its debut visit to New Orleans last year. The event was such an overwhelming success that the festival is returning for another year in the Crescent City.

Downtown roads to close Monday for filming of chase scene

BATON ROUGE, LA — City Police plan to close sections of Main and Laurel streets to traffic on Monday, Nov. 21, to film a chase scene for the television series “Breakout Kings.”

Macy's 'Believe' campaign

NEW YORK, NY (FOX44) - Macy’s announced the launch of “Believe,” the retailer’s annual national holiday effort to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Musicians perform to support local artist impacted by fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Ken Heard was just two days away from completing a renovation to his home and art studio on Gardere Lane in Baton Rouge when the unthinkable happened.