News

A camp is helping future sportsmen stay safe in the outdoors

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - Here in the “Sportsman's Paradise” hunting and fishing are favorite forms of entertainment. A summer camp that is happening all this week helps kids to do just that and be safe in the process.

"Bayou Country Superfest" is coming back in 2012

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - All you “Bayou Country Superfest” fans will get to do it all again next year. The country music extravaganza is coming back to Tiger Stadium for Memorial Say weekend 2012.

BREC decides to close a number of community pools early

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Lots of summer left, but some pools are already closed for the season. BREC decided to only keep its pools open for six weeks, instead of eight, in efforts to save money.

Mayor President Kip Holden has plans for grant money

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - We're learning more about how Mayor President Kip Holden plans to spend almost a million dollars worth of Homeland Security grant money.

Up to date vaccines required before kids start school

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - A reminder for parents, kids don't just need pens and paper to go back to school they need an up to date shot record too.

On this day in history, Marilyn Monroe acted in her first screen test

1788 - Prices plunged on the Paris stock market. 1848 - The Women's Rights Convention took place in Seneca Fall, NY. Bloomers were introduced at the convention.

India, Canada, China, Greece, Australia

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – India, a family of five was swept away from a popular picnic spot after a huge wave crashed down the river.

New bus routes for gifted children

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Changes have been made for some gifted and talented students who take the bus to school.

City planner fired in Lafayette for setting up a camera in a restroom

LAFAYETTE, La (FOX44) - A Lafayette city planner has been fired from his job, for what he allegedly installed in the men's restroom.

Agents pulling synthetic drugs from store shelves

ASSUMPTION PARISH (FOX44) - Narcotics agents say, they've pulled over four-hundred grams of "fake weed" from store shelves in Labadieville.