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Senator David Vitter speaks to the Press Club of Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Senator David Vitter talking with the Press Club of Baton Rouge today on issues at home and in Washington.

Pedestrian killed while standing next to SUV on Walker Road

WALKER, LA (FOX44) — Louisiana State Police say one man is dead tonight after being hit on Walker road. Louisiana State Police say Joshua Benoit, 25, was driving south down LA-447, when he rear ended a White Expedition.

Pedestrian killed during weekend accident

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that JC Veasley, Jr. of East Brookstown Road in Baton Rouge was killed on Friday, Feb. 3 during a traffic accident.

LSU system planning on severe mental health cuts

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) -- Mayor Mitch Landrieu makes a plea to state leaders for the sake of the city's ment

Prarieville celebrates 2012 Rib Off

"Everybody was cooking, watching the Superbowl, we're like hey, let's make a challenge out of it, and judge a few people," said Lindsay Young, a 2012 Rib Off Participant.

Capital Area United Way holds Super Tax Day at BRCC

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday at BRCC, The Capital Area United Way is helping people get their taxes done with a free tax service.

It's National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday was National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness day, and many in the Capitol City made it out to Aspirations for free screenings.

Former LSU Runningback Justin Vincent addresses honor roll extravaganza at Westdale Middle

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Middle schoolers at Westdale got a chance to learn some life lessons from a former Tiger turned NFL Runningback. Tt's part of their first ever A-B Honors Student Extravaganza.

The Better Business Bureau says to watch for phone scammers

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Better Business Bureau CEO Jim Stalls says scamming phones isn't tough to do at all.

First ever teacher-student basketball game at Inspire Charter Academy

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - At Inspire Charter Academy, kids there getting a chance to do what many wish they could -- a chance to get revenge on their teachers.