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Suspect arrested for pulling a gun on a sheriff's deputy

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A man who ran after pulling a gun on sheriff's deputy didn't get too far.

Suspect arrested in robbery of a cab driver

LABADIEVILLE, La (FOX44) - The man who robbed a 72 year old cab driver is behind bars. The female cab driver says, Devin Daigle held her up for cash with a knife. It happened early morning on August 1st in Labadieville.

'Swamp People' looking for next big thing

LAFAYETTE, La (FOX44) — The History Channel is looking for their next big swamp star, and they may have found that person in Lafayette.

Men's Warehouse helping newly released prisoners to turn thier life around

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Your old suit could help someone turn over a new leaf. The Department of Public Safety and Corrections and a local ministry is teaming up with Men's Warehouse to hold their annual suit drive.

Rumors circulating over the launch of the new Iphone

NATIONAL (FOX44) - Rumors claiming the Iphone five will debut in late September might be just that, rumors.

Health plans may start including free birth control

NATIONAL (FOX44) - The government says birth control should be free. The Obama administration says health insurance plans must cover birth control for women with no co-pays.

On this day in history, Alexander Graham Bell passes away

1782 - George Washington invented the Honorary Badge of Distinction.

Tips to beating the heat

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - — With temperatures nearing the century mark and heat indices even higher, we're all feeling the effects, "it's pretty hot. Heat's extremely bad right now." says Richard Kimbrell.

Fire damages house in Central

A big fire in Central tonight caused about $75,000 worth of damage. It happened on the seventy-seven hundred block of Conestoga Drive. Firefighters tell us it started in the shop attached to the house.

Bill to raise the debt ceiling passes

WASHINTON, D.C. (FOX44) - Representatives from the House pass the bill to raise the nation's debt ceiling. Adding to the drama, U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords appeared on the house floor to vote "yes."