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Susan G. Komen Affiliates meet to save Breast Cancer Screening Program

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Susan G. Komen Representatives from across Louisiana came together at the State Capitol to encourage lawmakers to support a state Breast Cancer Screening Program.

Marchand friend speaks out over not guilty pleas

BATON ROUGE, La (Fox44) — Four men accused of breaking into a Gonzales home and killing three people got their day in court.

Browning steps down as State Fire Marshal

BATON ROUGE, LA — State Fire Marshal Butch Browning has retired. Browning was recognized for reorganizing the Fire Marshal’s Office and cross-training its employees.

Best Buy is announcing 50 stores will close by the end of the summer

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Best Buy says none of the stores in Louisiana are included in the list of shops set to close. The chain is announcing 50 stores across the country will close.

Baton Rouge rolls through Bike to Work week

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - If you drove downtown today you may have noticed a lot more bicyclists on the streets. That's because it's "Bike to Work" week in the Capitol City.

Chancellor James Llorenz speaks about Southern's challenges this fall

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Chancellor James Llorens talking about the school's challenges academically and financially. Llorens says southern has seen a significant drop in enrollment.

Missing Lafayette teen possibly in BR area

LAFAYETTE, LA (FOX44) — The Youth Services Section of the Lafayette Police Department needs the public’s help finding a missing 14-year-old girl.

IPSO is investigating a boat on fire near the Port of Iberia

The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call around 12:15 p.m. Saturday that a boat was on fire on the Commercial Canal at the Port of Iberia.

A shooting on Sharlo Avenue leaves one man dead

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting on Sharlo Avenue that left one man dead. Police Officers said it happened around 2:40 Sunday morning in the 1400 block of Sharlo Street.

Baton Rouge Firefighters Respond to a fire on Woodland Ridge Avenue

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Baton Rouge Firefighters say they got to a house fire on Woodland Ridge Avenue Saturday just in time to save the house. Firefighters say the fire started around 3:30 that afternoon.