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2 BR fires on New Year’s Eve

The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to two separate fires on New Year’s Eve. The first fire occurred on North 47th Street and was reported shortly after 9:00 p.m.

'Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco weds

Her character on "The Big Bang Theory" could never discuss the rings of Saturn, but there's one ring actress Kaley Cuoco knows all about.

LSU Baseball coach Paul Mainieri to enter ABCA Hall of Fame on Friday

LSU coach Paul Mainieri will be inducted Friday night into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas as part of the annual ABCA convention.

New gun laws for LA in the New Year

With the New Year come some tighter rules for gun laws here in Louisiana. Gun sellers will now have to check names against a statewide database that will tell them if the person is mentally ill or has any criminal convictions.

Blast, fire in Minneapolis apartment building; 13 hospitalized

An explosion and fire at an apartment complex in Minneapolis left 13 people hospitalized Wednesday. Six are in critical condition, Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel told CNN.

Governors make college bowl bet to help feed the hungry

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad have a lot riding on Wednesday's Outback Bowl between college football's University of Iowa Hawkeyes and the Louisiana State University Tigers.

Openly gay youth now welcome in Boy Scouts of America

Starting Wednesday, openly gay youths will be allowed to join scouting. Boy Scouts of America made the decision in May to accept them into their ranks. The resolution took effect when the new year rang in.

Red Stick drops; brings in new year

The inaugural "Red Stick Revelry" was in full effect Tuesday evening. FOX44 was in the middle of the action.

Bayou Corne: plans set to patch up piece of berm

Texas Brine officials agreed Tuesday to move forward with a plan to build a new southern containment structure to better protect the waterways surrounding the southern side of the sinkhole.

Kids celebrate the new year early in Downtown Baton Rouge

Dozens of families came out to Town Square in Downtown Baton Rouge Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new year a little early. The event was part of the build up to the Red Stick Revelry.