The FBI launches an app to protect your child

NATIONAL (FOX44) - The FBI is launching a new app they say is a critical tool to use if you're child is ever lost, it's called “Child ID”.

President Obama trying to find work for veterans

NATIONAL (FOX44) - President Obama has new proposals, which he says will help the one million unemployed veterans find work, including tax cuts for companies that hire vets.

National unemployment rate drops

NATIONAL (FOX44) - Washington is giving Wall Street a reason to be a bit more optimistic about the U.S. economy. The nation added 117-thousand jobs last month dropping the nation's unemployment rate a point.

On this day in history, Marilyn Monroe is found dead in her home

1833 - The village of Chicago was incorporated. The population was approximately 250.

Livingston Parish Officials host National Night Out

Tonight, Livingston parish residents got a chance to hang out with police at "National Night Out".

"National Night Out" in Livingston Parish a success

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) - Youngsters in got a chance to hang out with local authorities at "National Night Out".

Ascension Parish deputies on look out for a dangerous criminal

ASCENSION PARISH (FOX44) - Sheriff's Deputies want you to be on the look out for a man, they say is armed and dangerous.

Wall Street takes major hit

NEW YORK CITY, Ny (FOX44) - A tough day for investors, and for those who are still looking for work. On Wall Street, stocks plunged more than 500 points. This is the largest single day loss since December 2008.

Ground turkey recall due to salmonella

NATIONAL (FOX44) - The feds have linked ground turkey to another salmonella outbreak. They've recalled 36 million pounds of the meat as a result.

Be alert for property scam via email

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - The state treasurer says, you need to be on alert for a national email property scam.