Livingston parish president retracts appointment

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) — Livingston Parish President, Layton Ricks, retracted his appointment of one of his top officials.

Spanishtown organizers tell what's next for 2013

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Today NBC33 news sat down with the leaders of the Spanishtown parade to get a glimpse of what's next for the Flamingo's and their parade.

Beauregard residents celebrate Mardi Gras in a walking parade

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - In Baton Rouge, Beauregard Town residents kick off their sixth annual Walking Parade today.

Denham Springs residents still seeing Amite River flooding

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (FOX44) — People living along parts of the Amite River are still seeing flooding today.

Lawsuit dropped against Livingston Parish President

LIVINGSTON, LA (FOX44) — The lawsuit filed against Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks has been dropped.

A local Zydeco legend wants to pass on the genre to a younger generation

CHURCHPOINT, LA (FOX44) -- "The kids are coming up today going, what is zydeco, when they're hearing all this digitized, d-d-d-d-d, all that stuff, see, i want them to play a real instrument," said Award winning Zydeco artist

Teens being kept out of late night Mardi Gras due to new curfew law

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX44) — This year’s Carnival Season saw a new law that’s helped to keep teens away from possible trouble.

USPS looking to raise price of stamps

UNITED STATES (FOX44) - Stamp prices may soon raise from 45 cents to 50 cents.

Afternoon house fire determined to be arson

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Investigators with the Baton Rouge Fire Department say an afternoon fire was intentionally set. The total amount of damage done is estimated to be $40,000.

18-year old unrestrained driver dies in single-car crash

BATON ROUGE, LA — Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a single-vehicle crash last night that claimed the life of a young Clinton woman.