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State could hand over control of main roads in Zachary

The Zachary City Council voted unanimously to consider taking over possession of certain state roads within the city limits.

Tin Roof brewery shares birthday, revenue with Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge

Tin Roof Brewing company celebrated its second anniversary tonight, showing maturity beyond its years.

Urgent need for type O-negative blood donors in Baton Rouge

United Blood Services tells FOX44 News the demand for type O-negative blood is so big they just don't have enough to go around. They say the timing is critical with the holiday season, and they need donors now more than ever.

Local workers frustrated by layoffs from Hostess Brands shutdown

Dozens of local workers are looking for new jobs right before the holidays.

Food drive inspires kids to give back

The Pantry Challenge between the City of Zachary and the City of Central is underway and with the help of Zachary students, Friday was a great start to the food drive.

Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico at oil, gas platform

According to the US Coast Guard an oil gas platform owned by Black Elk Energy exploded and caught fire around 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16. The Coast Guard confirms the fire was extinguished roughly one hour after the explosion.

Metro Council refuses action after former CAA employees allege animal abuse

The East Baton Rouge Metro Council did not act after former employees accused Companion Animal Alliance of animal abuse and mismanagement.

Stores to have Black Friday sales early, opening on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just a week away, and while families are prepping the turkey, local stores are getting ready for the Black Friday rush.

LSU introduces new eco-friendly food containers

The Purple and Gold can now be distinguished with another color - green. LSU is going green with new ecofriendly clamshells. These ecofriendly clamshells are sold at the Bayou Bistreaux and On The Geaux in the Student Union.

Lady Tigers to host softball clinic on Saturday morning

The Lady Tigers softball team is hosting a free clinic to kids of all ages and skill levels this Saturday at the Burbank BREC Park. The softball fields are next to all the soccer fields.