Urgent need for type O-negative blood donors in Baton Rouge

United Blood Services tells FOX44 News the demand for type O-negative blood is so big they just don't have enough to go around. They say the timing is critical with the holiday season, and they need donors now more than ever.

BP reaches $4.5B settlement for criminal charges related to 2010 oil spill

BP reached a settlement today with the federal government to pay $4.5 billion for the 2010 oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

New thrift store opens in Ascension Parish

People living in Gonzales got a new place to shop, and help out people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at the same time.

I-10, I-12 split widening project almost complete

The widening of the I-10/I-12 split seems to have been causing drivers headaches for longer than they can remember.

Sorrento council angry at all aspects of potential lawsuit by town's police officers

Three Sorrento police officers are threatening to sue the city, claiming the police chief discriminated against them.

Campaign signs still clutter parts of Baton Rouge

Driving around Baton Rouge you would never think Election Day has passed. The streets are still cluttered with campaign signs; on the highway, by intersections and even in neighborhood and residents don't seem too thrilled.

CATS gets 'F' for communication

While CATS riders didn't want to give the Baton Rouge bus system a grade for their performance, Together Baton Rouge sent a message with the marks it gave CATS.

Students pack boxes for needy children

Students from Parkview Baptist School spent Wednesday morning packing almost one-thousand boxes of hope and supplies into a school bus. The boxes are destined for kids all around the world.

Michael Jackson's assistant accuses promoter in star's death

Michael Jackson's last personal assistant claims concert promoter AEG owes him money because, he says, it was responsible for the pop icon's death.

State orders Texas Brine to increase safety measures at sinkhole site

Tonight residents living along Bayou Corne will get their first chance to talk to officials about what new restrictions put on Texas Brine Company will mean for them.