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U.S. Airways raises ticket changing fee

A day after United Airlines bumped up their change ticket fee, U.S. Airways has done the same. Both airlines are now charging passengers $200 to change their tickets, and the fees are even higher for international travel.

Tornado rips into New Orleans suburb

Two tornadoes ripped into a New Orleans suburb Wednesday afternoon, damaging homes and knocking down power lines, but no injuries were reported, the National Weather Service and local authorities said.

Port Allen shooting puts victim in hospital; WBR Sheriffs chase suspect across river into Baton Rouge

FOX44 has confirmed that a shooting occurred in a Wal*Mart parking lot near Port Allen. The shooting turned into a pursuit as the suspect vehicle fled the scene.

Medicaid expansion debate gets heated

The idea of taking more Medicaid dollars from the federal government has many up in arms.

SCAM ALERT: Con artists claim to be offering $100 gift card from COX cable

A new phone scam is attempting to gain personal information from callers by claiming to be a representative from COX cable.

Salt dome bills one step closer to becoming law

State lawmakers want to help protect Louisiana residents avoid another sinkhole situation. This comes after Bayou Corne residents were forced to evacuate their homes in August because a sinkhole formed.

Owner arrested for operating without an alcohol permit, cited for unsanitary conditions

The Louisiana Office of Alcohol & Tobacco Control has announced that a LaPlace bar owner has been arrested for selling and serving alcoholic beverages without a valid state permit and given a citiation for unsanitary conditions.

St. Tammany Parish authorities recover missing Slidell boater’s body

Family members of a Slidell man contacted the Sheriff’s Office last night after he failed to return home from a mid-day fishing trip. Following an extensive search, deputies located the body of the missing boater.

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Do you have the X FACTOR? FOX 44's The X-Factor Audition Pass is back.

Boston bombings investigation moves forward

Here's the latest information on the Boston Marathon bombings.