Obama passes 'fair sentencing act'

BATON ROUGE, LA. (FOX44) - Thousands of inmates sentenced on certain "cocaine charges" could get out of jail way earlier than expected.

Local plant worker gets killed

PLAQUEMINE, LA. (FOX44) - A local plant worker is dead after getting ran over on the job. Witnesses say it happened at the "shin-tech plant" in "Plaquemine" late Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Southern dorm evacuates due to gas leak

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Gradison dorms also known as the football dorms at Southern University had to be evacuated for twenty minutes today after construction crews burst a pipeline. It happened shortly before 2:00 this afternoon.

Big game ticket scams worry students

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) — With only days left until the purple and gold take on the #2 ranked Crimson Tide, fans are looking for ways to get their hands on tickets to the game. Now, scammers are taking advantage of that search.

Halloween event brings out thousands

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A sunny and cool Halloween afternoon brought all the little ones out, dressed as miniature versions of their favorite comic book hero or even their favorite knight of the round table.

Hollis Orthodontics creates candy buy back system

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - It's Halloween, and that means more candy that's hard on your teeth, especially if you wear braces.

Sandwich recall expands to Louisiana stores

LOUISIANA - Landshire of St. Louis, MO is expanding its October 20 recall to include more than 17,000 cases of its Nike All-American and Nike Super Poor Boy sandwiches.

"The Real World" holds casting calls in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The TV Show "The Real World" is giving kids in Baton Rouge the chance to be a part of MTV history.

19th JDC cleans up Sweet Olive Cemetery

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The 19th Judicial Drug Court program rolled up their sleeves Saturday to clean up one of Baton Rouge's oldest cemetaries.

Drug Take Back Day 2011

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday State and City police agencies held their annual Drug Take Back day.