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New Roads has first annual Christmas Drop

NEW ROADS, LA (FOX44) - First Responders in New Roads are taking their work one step further with their first annual Christmas Drop. David Jarreau is an EMT for Acadian Ambulance in New Roads.

First Responders on Christmas

NEW ROADS, LA (FOX44) - Family is the way many people choose to spend Christmas. But First Responders say they're always ready to answer the call, even on Christmas.

New construction company heads up Interstate construction project

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A $90 million Interstate-10 widening project will be in the hands of another construction company. That's after the first group didn't meet their deadlines.

BR Firefighter released from hospital after on-duty accident

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A Baton Rouge Firefighter is in the hospital after the fire truck he was riding in runs off the road on Thursday, Dec. 22.

Christmas at EBR Parish Prison

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Christmas came a little early at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Thursday.

First Lady helps to make Christmas brighter for local families

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — First Lady Supriya Jindal was out helping girl scouts make Christmas a little brighter for area families.

EBR to kick off annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program

BATON ROUGE, LA — The 2011-12 Christmas tree recycling program will offer curbside collection of trees this year for East Baton Rouge residents, except in Baker and Zachary. Several drop-off locations will also be available.

Watchdog groups want ExxonMobil to get safer

BATON ROUGE,LA(FOX44) — Over 13 hundred concerned Louisiana residents say they want the ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge to step up their safety policy to protect workers and limit storm damage.

Community bands together to re-open Walker Wonderland

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Jayden Swearingen noticed it first. She and her mother, Nikki, were walking around the Walker Wonderland display off of highway 1029 Wednesday afternoon.

Child, Sheriff’s Deputy bitten by Boxer in Youngsville

YOUNGSVILLE, LA (FOX44) — A Lafayette Parish Sheiff’s Deputy was bitten by a Boxer after the same dog attacked an 8-year-old boy.