On this day in history, Hurricane Audrey hits the Louisiana/Texas coast

1847 - New York and Boston were linked by telegraph wires. 1871 - The yen became the new form of currency in Japan.

Dangerous Heat Today & Tomorrow

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines Heat Stroke as: Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related illness.

Pride Fest 2011

Baton Rouge, La (FOX44) - Baton Rouge residents gathered at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino Saturday for Pride Fest 2011. This is the fifth year that Pride Fest has come to the Belle.

TJ Ribs reacts to yesterday's shooting

In the wake of friday's shooting, the staff at TJ Ribs held a meeting Saturday to help cope with what happened. The staff at Ribs walked in one by one to talk about yesterday's tragedy.

Champions for Children 2

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Current NFL and former LSU stars bowled it out with lsu coaches to raise money for children.

Heritage Ranch provides counseling and therapy for families

ZACHARY, LA (FOX44) - A new children's home in Zachary is looking to help families through tough times. Heritage Ranch Christian Children's Home devoted to helping children during hardship. They offer families counseling.

Two people shot and killed at T.J. Ribs on Acadian

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Two people, including a Coroner's officer with EBR Parish are dead after a murder - suicide at a popular Baton Rouge restaurant.

Japan, France, Chile, Botswana, Germany

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Japan, heavy rain in one resort town in the Japanese Alps triggers a mudslide which blocked the only tunnel and road out. Emergency workers are on the scene about a hundred miles west of Tokyo.

Councilman Tara Wicker trying to stop liquor stores from opening in certain areas of Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A ban on new liquor stores could be expanding to other neighborhoods. The Metro Council voted to stop them from popping up in Old South Baton Rouge by issuing a 60 day moratorium.

Families getting a little help in Zachary

ZACHARY, La (FOX44) - Heritage Ranch Christian Children's Home devoted to helping children during hardship by offer families counseling. It's a place where children 8 to 18 can farm, fish, and play sports.