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Space heater starts deadly fire in Ponchatoula

PONCHATOULA, LA — State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning released information today in reference to a morning home fire that has claimed the life of a Man; his wife escaped the flames.

Fatal Accident on Highland Road

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - East Baton Rouge Parish deputies say one man is dead because of a head on collision Christmas Eve. They say it happened around 8:30 on a stretch of Highland Road, close to the Siegen Intersection.

Grace and Truth church offers free Christmas dinner

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Leaders from the Grace and Truth church held a free Christmas dinner this afternoon for those who may not get one. It was held at the Hilton Garden Inn off of Harding Boulevard.

Christmas Eve fire caused $1-million in damage to local home

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — An estimated $1-million in damage was caused after an early morning fire engulfed a home on Hoo Shoo Too road. The 6500 square foot home was completely destroyed.

Bonfires on the levee get permits to continue tradition

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — It’s Christmas Eve, but one Louisiana Eve tradition was close to being canceled. Fortunately, the permits were granted today, so the event will go on.

Crazy candy cane car for sale

NORTH PROVIDENCE, RI (WJAR) A self-proclaimed crazy man in Rhode island has decided to sell his candy cane car. It car comes complete with candy cane hubcaps, and exercise equipment mounted on top.

Free Christmas fun for the family

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (FOX44) Messenger's Christmas Land is open, and it has a new attraction--"Bubbles" the baby camel!

Retro sneakers spark shopping frenzy

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) Some people will do almost anything for a new pair of gym shoes. Not just any gym shoe, but the new Air Jordan 11, better known as "The Concord."

New Roads has first annual Christmas Drop

NEW ROADS, LA (FOX44) - First Responders in New Roads are taking their work one step further with their first annual Christmas Drop. David Jarreau is an EMT for Acadian Ambulance in New Roads.

First Responders on Christmas

NEW ROADS, LA (FOX44) - Family is the way many people choose to spend Christmas. But First Responders say they're always ready to answer the call, even on Christmas.