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Bikers gather for 1st annual Blessing of the Bikes

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (FOX44) - Saturday, in the wind ministries teamed up with the faith riders at Hebron Baptist church in Denham Springs for the first annual blessing of the bikes.

St. Amant Community Raises money for child's medical bills

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) - Saturday, lots of people from the community of St. Amant made their way out to St. Amant Park for the Caring for Cameron benefit.

Voters flock to polls for Presidential Primary Elections

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - "My one vote, that's all I can cast, if could cast 100 I would," said Exie Wilkes, a voter in Baton Rouge.

Electrical fire sets bedroom ablaze

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- An electrical fire caused a Baton Rouge house to catch fire early this morning.

Bernard Taylor selected as EBR Superintendent

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- During a special Board meeting held this evening, members of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted to offer the position of Superintendent of the East Baton Rouge School System (EBRPSS) to Dr.

Gingrich visiting Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is making several stops in Baton Rouge today. At 4:00 p.m., he’ll be at the Baton Rouge Center for the Visual and Performing Arts.

Fire at Geismar chemical plant

GEISMAR, LA (FOX44) -- The Ascension Parish Sheriff's office is reporting a fire at the West Lake Vinyl Plant in Geismar. It happened within the just before 9:00 a.m. Thursday, March 22.

State agencies respond to severe weather, parishes declare state of emergency

LOUISIANA — The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness’ (GOHSEP’s) Crisis Action Team (CAT) is monitoring the severe weather moving through Louisiana.

Vernon Parish cleaning up after storms soak residents

VERNON PARISH, LA — Towns and municipalities in Vernon Parish are beginning to clean up Wednesday after storms flooded the parish Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, dropping nearly a foot of rain in less than 24 hours.

Damage from slow moving storm reported all over state

LOUISIANA (FOX44) -- Damage is being reported all over the state in regards to high winds and tornadic activity. Flooding is also being seen in several areas as well.