Cannon misfires during military ceremony, one man sent to hospital

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A ceremony meant to honor military personnel sent one man to the hospital today, Tuesday, May 1.

Louisiana Lawmakers and Celebrities gather at State Capitol for Bicentennial Celebration

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - "As we look forward to the next 200 years, let us pause and give thanks to those who came before us, and who helped shape the identity of this place we call home," said Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne.

Oak tree planted to commemorate Louisiana bicentennial

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- In honor of Louisiana’s big birthday, State Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Dr. Mike Strain planted a brand new oak tree.

Proposed bill creates fund for Juban Crossing infrastructure

DENHAM SPRINGS, La (FOX44) — A bill heading to the Senate floor will help Juban Crossing fund some of it's infrastructure.

Fire destroys Baton Rouge area home

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A Baton Rouge home was destroyed after a fire this morning just after 8:00 a.m. on the 11000 block of Saint Claude. The fire department says four people lived inside. No one was hurt.

Riders gather for 8th annual Motorcyle Awareness Rally at the Capitol

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - "Iim and I used to come, and this is to raise awareness for motorcycles on our roadways"

State Troopers host "Drug Take Back" Saturday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - State troopers want you to bring unused medication to four different stations in Baton Rouge for "Drug Take Back" Saturday.

Louisiana Residents gather for the state's 200th Birthday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - "It's our culture, it's our culture, it's how we were raised," said Sydney Burchfield, a Louisiana resident.

NBC 33's David D'Aquin wins LAE award

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - NBC 33's own David D'Aquin won an award from the Louisiana Association of Educators Saturday afternoon.

LSU System President John Lombardi is voted out

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - With the raising of 12 hands LSU System President Dr. John Lombardi was out of the job.