News

Red Cross provides assistance to WBR evacuees

PORT ALLEN, LA — American Red Cross volunteers are arranging lunch for the evacuated West Baton Rouge residents who stayed in hotels overnight.

Lafayette cyclist never makes it home, community search party seeks answers

LAFAYETTE, LA (FOX44) -- What started out as a normal night out on the town has turned into a living nightmare for the family and friends of a 21-year-old woman from Lafayette.

Tank explosion causes chemical fire at Air Liquide, one injured, residents evacuated

WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (FOX44) — The West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office confirms that they are currently working a chemical fire located on US. HWY 190 at LA 983 (Bueche Road).

Fallen Navy SEAL honored in Holden

HOLDEN, LA (FOX44) — The community came out to honor fallen Navy SEAL Team Five member Nicholas Spehar at a ground breaking and ribbon cutting  ceremony for Camp Spehar in Holden.

Habitat for Humanity's ReStore reopens

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — For the past month Habitat for Humanity ReStore staffers have been working hard to give the business an a face lift.

Clean up in South Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — High school students and local civic associations came out to clean up Historic Old South Baton Rouge.

WHO WILL TAKE HOME THE TITLE? PHILLIP PHILLIPS AND JESSICA SANCHEZ TO COMPETE FOR “AMERICAN IDOL” CROWN

Winner Announced on Two-Hour Season Finale Event Wednesday, May 23   Auditions for Season 12 Will Be Held Throughout the Summer;

Police investigating death of infant child in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The Baton Rouge Police Department along with two other agencies are currently conducting an investigation into the death of a three-month old child.

Fire at furniture store in Eunice gets a lot of attention online

EUNICE, LA (FOX44) — A fire at a furniture store in Eunice got a lot of attention on Facebook today. That’s because part of a major road had to be closed.

Autopsy results on 'Swamp People' star Mitchell Guist expected soon

ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (CNN) — Autopsy results on Mitchell Guist, a star of the reality TV show "Swamp People," should be ready Wednesday. A cause of death has not yet been determined.