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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.

Red Cross Volunteers train for hurricane season

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - "It’s really important that the red cross is a friend to the community, and that's what we're trying to do here today," said Red Cross Volunteer Mya Bennett.

Joie Petite Art and Wine Social in Zachary April 30th

ZACHARY (FOX44) - Come join us for our 1st Art & Wine Social hosted by Zachary Social Magazine, featuring art by Joy Petty of Joie Petite Designs.

2012 Easter Egg Hunt at Healing Place Church

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - At Healing Place Church Saturday, families with special needs got to enjoy easter a week early. Over 300 people made it out to HPC for a day of fun for kids with special needs, and their families.