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Animal attack at local shelter: one dog dead

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44)- A dog on dog attack at a Baton Rouge animal shelter, today has those working at the shelter outraged that faulty cages and political red tape mean pets can't be protected.

Business owners oppose talk of widening I-10

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The Louisiana Department of Transportation is looking into new ways to free-up traffic congestion on a four-mile stretch of interstate through Baton Rouge.

Martinez sworn in as Ascension Parish President

DONALDSONVILLE, LA. (FOX44) — Tommy Martinez took his oath of office as Ascension Parish's President.

Pilot Club needs your vote

Home Depot selected four non-profits from across the country as finalists to receive a $25,000 award, and the Pilot Club of Denham Springs is one of the finalists.

Local sports radio personalities laid off in favor of gospel station

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Some of Baton Rouge's most recognizable sports radio personalities are in search of jobs tonight.

Three fires over the last 24 hours keep Baton Rouge firefighters busy

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A home caught fire last night around 10 p.m. in the 700 block of Castlewood Drive in Baton Rouge, leaving four adults and two children without a home.

New Year's Resolutions for 2012

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - According to a national study, the number one resolution is to quit smoking, but two people we spoke with today said they wanted to do better by their families.

Occupy Wall Street New Year arrests

NEW YORK, NY (FOX44)- Occupy Wall Street protestors spring back to action on New Years Eve, just before the big ball drop over New York . Protestors broke down barricades an took over Zuccotti Park.

Body of missing hunter found in St. Mary Parish

SAINT MARY PARISH, LA (FOX44) — A search crew found the body of missing hunter in St. Mary Parish.

BRPD investigates first shooting of 2012

THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: Baton Rouge Police say the man shot and killed was Gregory Alexander, 22, and he was shot just nine blocks from his house.