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Four high school students receive scholarships at the 22nd Annual Big Buddy Burger Bash

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Big Buddy Officials kicked off a fundraiser tonight that's helped kids go to college for over 20 years. It's the big buddy burger bash!

Port Allen police officer resigns amid controversy

PORT ALLEN, LA (FOX44) — After several accusations of brutality, a Port Allen Police officer has entered his resignation.

Lawmaker faces challenges to create new school district

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — As one Louisiana lawmaker tries to form a new school district, he'll face a number of big challenges. Everything from raising money to getting the measure on the ballot are all steps that need to be taken.

A national Jazz legend joins LSU Jazz Ensemble at the Manship Theater

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A National legend in Jazz music joins the LSU Jazz Ensemble tonight at the Manship Theatre for his premiere of "Quiet Pride".

DHH Officials are testing their plans for large scale emergencies

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - In Baton Rouge, Department of Health and Hospital Officials are conducting exercises this week to test their response in case there's a huge disaster.

Call for resumes: New talent development program building database of out-of-region professionals

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) issued a “call for resumes” to professional individuals who currently reside outside of the Capital Region and are interested in seeking employment within the Baton Rouge a

Skateboarders across the state unite to save Vinton skate park

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The possible closure of a skate park in Vinton, La is uniting skateboarders into action all across the state. Here in Baton Rouge, a petition has been created and a plan to help is being formulated.

LSP investigate fatal crash involving teen and bus

PONCHATOULA, LA — This afternoon shortly before 4:00 pm, troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on LA 22 directly in front of Ponchatoula High School in Tangipahoa Parish.

White Castle's first ever college fair

WHITE CASTLE, LA (FOX44) — High schoolers in White Castle come together for the towns first ever college fair.

Officials hoping Operation Cease Fire will curb crime

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Law enforcement leaders are taking a different approach to crime fighting. It’s called Operation Cease Fire.