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Road closures for Governor’s Inauguration at Old State Capitol

BATON ROUGE, LA — From 6 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, several streets in downtown Baton Rouge will be closed to traffic for the 2012 Governor’s Inauguration at the Old State Capitol.

BCS traffic plan released; maps included

NEW ORLEANS -- Officials at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome have released the traffic plan for the 2012 BCS Championship Game.

Space heater cause of early morning fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A family of four can thank a working smoke detector for saving their lives. That after the family home went up in flames early this morning.

Mom and pop shop cashing in on Tigers' success

PRAIRIEVILLE, La (FOX44) — Local mom and pop shops are cashing in on the Tiger’s success.

City-Parish Attorny determines who must fix crumbling cages at caa

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge City-Parish Attorney's office has made a decision in who they say is responsible for correcting problems with cages at an area animal shelter.

New Driver's test helps new drivers not to litter

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The new year brings new Louisiana drivers a few more questions on their DMV test. The goal make teens think twice before tossing trash on the highway.

DOTD study looking to clear up traffic congestion

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is trying to cut back on traffic congestion without stepping on any toes.

2012 looks to be a great year for car sales predict analysts

UNITED STATES (FOX44) — After hitting a 30-year low in 2009, auto sales rebounded in 2011, and automakers believe 2012 will be an even better year.

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.