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15 people are left homeless after a fire Monday morning

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Fifteen people are homeless after lightning struck this house on East Monarch Ave., and spread to the house next door. Volunteers assisting the families say the fire started just before two this morning.

BREC Officials say Bald Eagles are nesting in Farr Park

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - BREC Officials say they've got two national symbols living in Farr Park on River Road. Even though you can't see them, bird watchers say the two bald eagles are nesting in this tree.

The Department of Public Works is changing their 3-1-1 phone service

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Department of Public Works announce a new plan to help streamline their 3-1-1 phone system.

State Emergency declared in Lafayette Parish due to flooding

CARENCRO, LA — The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), Louisiana National Guard (LANG), Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), Louisiana State Police (LSP) and the Department o

EBRSO looking for woman gone missing after release from parish prison

BATON ROUGE, LA — East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office detectives are looking for a woman that has not been seen since March 3, 2012 at approximately 7:19 p.m. when she was released from Parish Prison.

Two apartments damaged during morning fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The St. George Fire and Baton Rouge Fire Department both responded to an apartment fire that did extensive damage.

Mike Di Maria is rebuilding Camp Singing Waters in Holden

HOLDEN, LA (FOX44) - One local pastor is trying to is sprucing up a camp that has been part of the Baton Rouge community for over 80 years.

Benefit for injured cyclist Danny Morris a big success

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Local artists raised $1,450 at a benefit event held Friday, March 9 for injured cyclist Danny Morris. The fundraiser was held at Mellow Mushroom and organizers say it was a big success.

A Community in Belle Rose is shocked over teen's death

BELLE ROSE, LA (FOX44) - Assumption Parish Sheriff's Deputies say Eric Miles Jr. ,15, was stabbed during in a fist fight Thursday evening.

Tigerland residents scared for safety

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — People who live and work in Tigerland say they're scared. Residents say Tigerland has become increasingly more dangerous over the past few years.