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Livingston bicycle crash claims life of young boy

ALBANY, LA — Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a crash involving a bicycle and a passenger vehicle last night that claimed the life of a young boy.

Busted tire causes St. Patrick’s day float to collapse

SLIDELL, LA (FOX44) — A St. Patrick’s day parade in St. Tammy Parish came to a dramatic end for one float. The two-story structure collapsed, sending two people to the hospital.

35th annual Greater Baton Rouge Cat Show

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) - "Thirty-five years is a lot of time, and we just try to keep a show going each year," said Greater Baton Rouge Cat Club President, Larry Johnson.

Clearing out the traps that cause boating hazards

COCODRIE, LA (FOX44) -- Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana volunteers this weekend are removing derelict crab traps off Louisiana’s coast.

Parade parking limited

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) — Saint Patrick’s Day parade goers should expect limited parking under the Interstate 10 overpass at Perkins Road tomorrow. Lots near that area will be blocked off to make the atmosphere a little safer.

Public encouraged to attend Superintendent interviews next week

BATON ROUGE, LA — During the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board March 15, Board members selected three candidates to interview for the position of Superintendent of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System.

3 finalists named for EBR Superintendent job

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) The East Baton Rouge School Board has named 3 finalists in their Superintendent search.

Baton Rouge metro area has highest AIDS rate

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranks the Baton Rouge metro area number 1 in the United States for AIDS cases.

Baton Rouge AIDS Society hosting free HIV testing this weekend

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — With the news spreading of Baton Rouge being ranked number one in the country in AIDS cases, the Baton Rouge AIDS Society is offering free testing.

HIV patient speaks out

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Cassandra Whitty never thought she'd be diagnosed with HIV. "I couldn't believe it happened to me. I questioned God. Why me?"