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AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – India, a family of five was swept away from a popular picnic spot after a huge wave crashed down the river.

New bus routes for gifted children

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Changes have been made for some gifted and talented students who take the bus to school.

City planner fired in Lafayette for setting up a camera in a restroom

LAFAYETTE, La (FOX44) - A Lafayette city planner has been fired from his job, for what he allegedly installed in the men's restroom.

Agents pulling synthetic drugs from store shelves

ASSUMPTION PARISH (FOX44) - Narcotics agents say, they've pulled over four-hundred grams of "fake weed" from store shelves in Labadieville.

A designer has come up with a shoe lover's dream

JERUSALEM (FOX44) - An Israeli design student has come up with the answer for women who love to buy shoes. Sharon Golan, a fourth year design student, designed a way women can wear a different pair of shoes for each day.

Reporter who blew the whistle on tabloid phone hacking found dead in his home

ENGLAND (FOX44) - A reporter who was the whistleblower in the British phone hacking firestorm has been found dead. Police say Sean Hoare died at his home in England, but his death is not considered suspicious.

Father Ed Everitt laid to rest

HAMMOND, La (FOX44) - Father Ed Everitt, the Hammond priest who was found murdered in a Mississippi vacation home was laid to rest. A thirty-one-year-old man is accused of the killing Everitt, after robbing him.

The state is days away from fire ban being lifted

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says, Louisiana's statewide burn ban will be cancelled Thursday, July 21st. The burn ban has been in effect since last month.

Shrimp season comes to a close in Louisiana

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - Some shrimping is off limits as of July 18th, and the inshore season is over for most of the state.

New evidence policy for the coroner's office

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - There is a new drug policy at the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office, after a chief investigator was shot and killed inside TJ Ribs last month.