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Mother walks to remember lost child

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A Gonzales mother is doing everything she can to keep the memory of her child alive. Erin Bourgeois lost her third daughter a little more than an hour after she was born, the result of an under-developed brain.

Local businesses get ready for Florida game

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Saturday's big game affects more than just the football field big game days bring a big boost to local business owners .

Mortgage rates at historic low

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — If you're in the market for a new house, now is the time to buy. That's because mortgage interest rates have fallen to a new low, and experts expect that trend to continue.

Car accident takes life of woman from Covington

COVINGTON, LA — On Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 10:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop L investigated a single vehicle fatal crash that took the life of a 19-year-old Covington woman.

Community, educators react to school grades

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — After learning that nearly half of Louisiana public schools have received a failing grade, parents and grandparents are seriously concerned.

Governor Jindal calling for school reform

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The report cards are out for schools across the state, and almost half of them got a failing grade.

"Ole War Skule" premieres at Manship Theatre

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Tuesday at the Manship Theatre, LSU fans got a chance to experience over eighty years of LSU football in just one night.

Brusly High receives high marks on EBR school grading scale

BRUSLY, LA (FOX44) - At Brusly High today, Principal Walt lemoine is pleasantly surprised about the grade they earned. The Louisiana Department of Education rated Brusly High School a "B".

Acension schools will now save up to 860K in energy costs

ASCENSION PARISH, LA (FOX44) -- Ascension parish schools will save up to $860,000 dollars a year thanks to new energy efficient improvements.

UNO scientist claims BP spill produced carcinogens, toxins

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) -- A scientist at the University of New Orleans says she has new information about the impact