State Troopers release Mardi Gras 2012 stats

LOUISIANA — Louisiana State Troopers worked across the state this past weekend to ensure public safety for the Carnival weekend.

Driver error causes crash, Interstate blockage

BATON ROUGE, LA — Louisiana State Police, Troop A investigated a crash early this morning involving an 18-wheeler that caused a total roadway blockage.

No sign of gas prices lowering

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Gas prices in the Capitol City continue to rise even though the price of crude oil is down.

Netflix to lose many movies from streaming service, starting on Wednesday

UNITED STATES (FOX44) - Movie channel Starz is pulling the plug on its partnership with Netflix, and taking its content back.

Four high school students receive scholarships at the 22nd Annual Big Buddy Burger Bash

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Big Buddy Officials kicked off a fundraiser tonight that's helped kids go to college for over 20 years. It's the big buddy burger bash!

Port Allen police officer resigns amid controversy

PORT ALLEN, LA (FOX44) — After several accusations of brutality, a Port Allen Police officer has entered his resignation.

Lawmaker faces challenges to create new school district

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — As one Louisiana lawmaker tries to form a new school district, he'll face a number of big challenges. Everything from raising money to getting the measure on the ballot are all steps that need to be taken.

A national Jazz legend joins LSU Jazz Ensemble at the Manship Theater

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A National legend in Jazz music joins the LSU Jazz Ensemble tonight at the Manship Theatre for his premiere of "Quiet Pride".

DHH Officials are testing their plans for large scale emergencies

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - In Baton Rouge, Department of Health and Hospital Officials are conducting exercises this week to test their response in case there's a huge disaster.

Call for resumes: New talent development program building database of out-of-region professionals

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) issued a “call for resumes” to professional individuals who currently reside outside of the Capital Region and are interested in seeking employment within the Baton Rouge a