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DHH Officials are testing their plans for large scale emergencies

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - In Baton Rouge, Department of Health and Hospital Officials are conducting exercises this week to test their response in case there's a huge disaster.

Call for resumes: New talent development program building database of out-of-region professionals

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) issued a “call for resumes” to professional individuals who currently reside outside of the Capital Region and are interested in seeking employment within the Baton Rouge a

Skateboarders across the state unite to save Vinton skate park

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The possible closure of a skate park in Vinton, La is uniting skateboarders into action all across the state. Here in Baton Rouge, a petition has been created and a plan to help is being formulated.

LSP investigate fatal crash involving teen and bus

PONCHATOULA, LA — This afternoon shortly before 4:00 pm, troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on LA 22 directly in front of Ponchatoula High School in Tangipahoa Parish.

White Castle's first ever college fair

WHITE CASTLE, LA (FOX44) — High schoolers in White Castle come together for the towns first ever college fair.

Officials hoping Operation Cease Fire will curb crime

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Law enforcement leaders are taking a different approach to crime fighting. It’s called Operation Cease Fire.

LSU faculty looking to make attendance part of student's grades

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - "For my classes to be successful, or to operate at the optimal level of success, I want the students there, I want them to be able to hear me, I want them to be able to argue with me, I want them to be able to ask

Account set up for home invasion victim

GONZALES, La (FOX44) — An account has been set up to help a Gonzales woman attacked inside her own home. Shirley Marchand is still clinging to life after someone broke into her house and slit the throats of everyone inside.

Bathroom heater to blame for early morning apartment fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A bathroom heater is to blame for an apartment fire that happened early this morning.

Baker to host community forum tonight for Mayor, Chief of Police candidates

BAKER, LA (FOX44) — An open forum will be held tonight, Monday, Feb. 27, in Baker to discuss community-wide issues as related to the candidates for Baker Mayor and Baker Chief of Police.