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Virginia Tech campus shut down after report of a man with a gun

BLACKSBURG, Va (FOX44) - The all clear sounded at Virginia Tech on August, 4th, after a report of a man with a gun led to a lockdown, and intense building-to-building search at the same site of one of the worst mass shootings in American histor

Search for armed robber called off

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Police have called off the search for an armed robber. Police say it all started on the morning of August 4th on Plank at Windbourne, when a man was robbed at gunpoint.

Tropical Storm Emily reduced to a remnant low

STORMTRACKER33 — The National Hurricane Center has stopped issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Emily. The storm has been reduced to only a remnant low.

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office need your help with investigation

DONALDSONVILLE, La (FOX44) - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking information from the public regarding the death of Versie Dunn.

On this day in history, Billboard introduces its 'Top 100'

1735 - Freedom of the press was established with an acquittal of John Peter Zenger. The writer of the New York Weekly Journal had been charged with seditious libel by the royal governor of New York.

Tax free weekend

 Louisiana’s sales tax holiday provides a great opportunity to stock up and save on outdoor gear!

Local Church recieves new AC units

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Things are cooling off at Israelite Baptist Church thanks to the works of a good samaritan.

Man Paddles down Mississippi River for Red Cross

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - A boy and his father have travelled the mighty Mississippi all the way to Baton Rouge for the Red Cross.

Large child porn bust has a link to Caddo Parish

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - The biggest child pornography bust in U.S. history has a Louisiana link. The feds say the website "Dreamboard" had enough content to fill about 16-thousand DVDs.

FDA cracks down on Lazy Larry relaxation brownies

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It could be lights out for a snack sold to help people fall asleep. That's if the manufacturer doesn't change up the ingredients.