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EMS officials and personnel break ground on new EMS facility

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Mayor-President Kip Holden helped EMS officials break ground on a new EMS facility that's been in the works for up to fifteen years.

Entrepreneurs say Baton Rouge great place to start business

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- In a tough economy, young people are looking for ways to jump-start their careers, and Baton Rouge is providing the tools to do it. Janae Bourgeois has always thought outside the box.

Hundreds attend job fair

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A job fair Monday at the Mall of Louisiana brought people out by the hundreds looking for work. Dozens lined up even before the event started, all searching for the same result.

Man dies trying to cross I-12

THIS IS A FOX44 UPDATE - The pedestrian who was killed in yesterday’s evening traffic crash has been identified as Harry Clanton, 62.

LSU students setting sights on National Championship

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Spirits are high on the LSU campus after Saturday's win against the Crimson Tide.

Twenty four people in Baker are homeless due to an electrical fire

BAKER, LA (FOX44) - 24 Residents of the Sycamore Suites apartment complex in Baker are homeless Sunday because of an electrical fire that started from one of the apartment kitchens.

Cabela's and Swamp People host Fishing Derby

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) - Saturday morning, youngsters got a chance to get free screenings while fishing with cast members of the Swamp People. It's the Cabela's Blood Pressure for Kids Fishing Derby!

Southern University has issues with professors' checks

BATON ROUGE, LA(FOX44) — Nigel Gwee is a Southern Univesity professor.

Tiger fans support cancer research

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Tiger fans are taking over Tuscaloosa, and there's one group who are using their trip to tackle a good cause.