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Jordan Jefferson pleaded not guilty to battery charge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Jordan Jefferson's attorney pleaded not guilty today to one count of Simple Battery on behalf of the former football player.

Tempers rise at EBRPSS meeting as the superintendent search goes back to square one

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The only candidate left to replace John Dilworth as East Baton Rouge Parish superintendent has removed himself from the race.  

Mardi Gras season means more state trooper patrols

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - State police will be out in full force looking for drunk drivers during the Mardi Gras season.

Addis intersection gets temporary traffic light

ADDIS, La (FOX44) - DOTD announced today that a temporary traffic signal will be placed at the intersection of LA 1 and Sugar Plantation Parkway.

White visits Central to tour area schools

CENTRAL, La (FOX44) - Tanglewood Elementary School in Central was visited today by New State Superintendent of Schools John White.

'World Guy' walking to raise awareness

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) -- He's rolling a world across the country all in an effort to raise awareness for diabetes.

18-wheeler accident causes massive backups

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A massive mess on the Interstate has the morning drive a complete frustration for motorists. The accident is located in the same spot that’s been causing problems for months.

One Post Office in Ascension Parish could be closing soon

ASCENSION PARISH, LA (FOX44) - People in the small community in Duplessis, located in Ascension Parish are trying to keep a local post office from shutting its doors.

CVS grants Health Centers in Schools $25,000 to upgrade health program at Istrouma High

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Health Centers in Schools program at Istrouma High School got a big surprise from CVS Caremark Charitable Trust.

'Dukes of Hazzard' cast to reunite in Walker

WALKER, LA (FOX44) -- The world famous "General Lee" car will be back in South again. In September, some of the cast members of the original “Dukes of Hazzard” cast members will reunite in Walker.