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Laws stop teen driving don'ts

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It's prom season, and many area students will be driving to the dance, but could they be breaking the law without even knowing it?

Prison Privatization protested

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Corrections workers are back at the state capitol to voice their opposition of the privatization of several state prisons. Their message is clear. It's not just about losing money or even jobs anymore.

EBR School System discusses debt problems

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The East Baton Rouge School system says they're still looking for ways to try and deal with a $39 million deficit.

Grammys get rid of Zydeco award

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The Grammy for Cajun and Zydeco music has been eliminated.

Talent show by Kindergartners wow crowd

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Students spent the day proving that sometimes big talent can be found in the smallest package.

Brazil, Mexico, Israel, United States, Japan

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Brazil, at least a dozen kids are dead after a gunman opens fire on an elementary school in Rio Day Janeiro.

Japan, Libya, United States

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Japan, officials claiming a crack at the damaged nuclear plant that allowed some highly radioactive water to pour straight into the sea has been plugged.

Law enforcement cracking down on counterfeit goods

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Cheap knock-off products could cost you more than a few bucks. Experts say some of them can be deadly.

Storm hits Baton Rouge area

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The storm that swept through the Capital City left a lot of damage in its wake.

Lafayette company has fatal explosion

THIS IS A FOX44 UPDATE Clarence Leleaux, 52, has been indentified as the man that was killed due to injuries received by being near a gas explosion.