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Lafayette mom shocked by school lunch menu

Lafayette, LA (FOX44) - Ali Roberts decided to spend her lunch time at the school her second-grade daughter attends. When she arrived at the school around 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, Feb.

Honda issues recall for 2008-09 Odyssey minivans

FOX NEWS — Honda is recalling more than 45-thousand of its 2008 and 2009 Odyssey Minivans with the power rear liftgate option. The company reports there is an issue with the struts that open and close the rear hatch.

Mayor to host 'Celebrity Bowling Challenge to Strike Out Hunger'

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden will host the “Mayor’s Celebrity Bowling Challenge to Strike Out Hunger” at the Baton Rouge River Center on Friday, Feb.

Baton Rouge firefighters fight two fires overnight

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Multiple fires kept Baton Rouge Firefighters busy overnight. First, they were called to a house on the 2900 block of Iroquois. Investigators say arson is to blame.

Power failure forces Capital Area United Way offices to close

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A power failure has forced Capital Area United Way offices to close today. The offices are located at 700 Laurel Street in Downtown Baton Rouge. Their phone systems and power are down.

St. Amant car crash shakes up first responders

ST. AMANT, La (FOX44) — A tragic car crash in St. Amant leaves an entire community mourning the loss of two little girls Wednesday.

Sudden gas spike could cause pain at the pump over the weekend

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Gas experts say prices at the pump could rise as much as 20-cents by the end of the weekend. A refinery fire in Washington State could be the reason for the sharp increase.

New Roads man dies after falling from parade float

NEW ROADS – A fatal crash happened last night involving a parade participant who was killed when he fell from a Mardi Gras float. The incident occurred on LA 10 near LA 420 in Pointe Coupee Parish shortly after 5:30 p.m.

Two children killed in Ascension Parish crash

ST AMANT, LA — Louisiana State Police Troop A is investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of two children on LA 935 (Stringer Bridge Road) shortly before 10:00 p.m.

Crime Cameras in Baton Rouge will be maintained by BRPD

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Metro Council Members say crime cameras will be maintained by the Baton Rouge Police Department. That ends the long process of hiring someone else to do the job.