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Staring Lane closures to take effect on April 9, will last three weeks

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The section of Staring Lane between Highland Road and Kingcrest Parkway will be shut down for three weeks, starting on April 9.

Fiery car crash takes life of Amite resident

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, LA — Yesterday evening, Tuesday, April 3, at 10:40 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA 1054 approximately 2 miles south of LA 16 in Tangipahoa Parish

Early morning fires caused by lightning strikes

BATON ROUGE, LA — Two early morning fires are reported to have been caused by lightning strikes.

Residents outraged over new flood maps

WALKER, La (FOX44) — It’s the first time many people living in Livingston Parish will have to pay flood insurance. That’s because the brand new federal insurance flood maps just went into effect.

Assumption Parish D.A. has indicted a teen on Second Degree Murder Charges

ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (FOX44) - Assumption Parish Distric Attorneys indicted Terrance Dupaty Jr., 15, in the stabbing of Eric Miles Jr., 15, Monday on Second Degree Murder charges.

Part of I-12 to be closed next two nights

LOUISIANA (FOX44) — A section of I-12 near Denham Springs will be closed tonight and tomorrow night.

US Army Corps of Engineers says River Road will be open in time for football season

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Army Corps of Engineers says a stretch of River Road will reopen in time for football season.

Survey: Residents say Louisiana moving in positive direction

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — For the first time in four years, Louisiana residents are finally looking up.

Pedestrian dies after stepping into oncoming traffic on the Interstate

HAMMOND, LA — On Friday, March 30, shortly after 9:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L investigated a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Interstate 55 approximately one mile north of Interstate 12 in Tangipahoa Parish

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 5:00 p.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for the following parishes: Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Assumption, E. Baton Rouge, Iberia, Iberville, Lafayette, Pointe Coupee, St. James, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, W. Baton Rouge.