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Two children killed in Ascension Parish crash

ST AMANT, LA — Louisiana State Police Troop A is investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of two children on LA 935 (Stringer Bridge Road) shortly before 10:00 p.m.

Crime Cameras in Baton Rouge will be maintained by BRPD

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Metro Council Members say crime cameras will be maintained by the Baton Rouge Police Department. That ends the long process of hiring someone else to do the job.

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.