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Mercedes-Benz Superdome gets new permanent lights

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) – As a part of the $85 million in upgrades to the newly renamed Mercedes

Southern students react to fight at Arkansas-PineBluff

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Southern University students are upset that a fight broke out after the Jags game against Arkansas Pine-Bluff.

Jason Ard promises to keep Livingston Parish safe if elected

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) — Chief Criminal Deputy, Jason Ard, promises to keep Livingston Parish safe if he's elected sheriff on Saturday.

SU mourns loss of former strength, conditioning coach

UPDATE: Awake and viewing for former SU Strength and Conditioning Coach Thomas "Zeus" Hall will be held Friday, Oct. 21 at Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9445 Elm Grove Garden Dr. of Baton Rouge, from 2-8 p.m.

Pedestrian struck, killed in Pointe Coupee crash

NEW ROADS, LA – Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a fatal crash on LA 10 near LA 420 in New Roads yesterday evening. The crash, involving a pedestrian, occurred shortly after 7:00 pm.

Parish President proclaims October 'Domestic Violence Awareness Month'

DONALDSONVILLE, LA. (FOX44) - Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez proclaimed October, 2011 as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” in Ascension Parish.

Lowe's to close store in St. Bernard Parish

CHALMETTE, LA (FOX8) - The Lowe's Home Improvement Store in Chalmette shut down overnight.

Longtime seafood businessman says he's closing shop

NEW ORLEANS, La (FOX8) - Dean Blanchard is a third-generation shrimper who owns a processing plant in Gra

BR man killed trying to beat train

BATON ROUGE, LA — Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a fatal crash involving a train on US 61 north of Thomas Road shortly after midnight that claimed the life of a Baton Rouge man.

BR ranks in top 20 luckiest city list

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Lady luck appears to be on the side of one Southern California city, and Baton Rouge is clicking not too far behind.