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House Fire on Mohican Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A family is homeless because of a fire on Mohican street early Sunday morning,. Baton Rouge fire fighters said it happened around 4:00 Sunday morning.

One for the Orphan Ride

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday, a man finished his 24 hour bike ride around the LSU lakes for the orphans in Africa.

Baton Rouge Hops 2011

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Even though the summer heat is still going, folks in Baton Rouge got a chance to be a little bit cooler with a Hip-Hop festival this weekend.

How is the situation on Wall Street going to effect you?

NATIONAL (FOX44) - The volatility continues on Wall Street, and though it's big news for investors, are you still impacted if you don't have a 401K?

State Police have a new way to keep you informed

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - It won't be long before State Police turn to a new and improved system to keep you up to date during emergencies. The agency is moving to a system called “Nixle”.

Convicted murderer is sentenced to death in Ohio

CLEVELAND, Oh (FOX44) - An Ohio judge upholds a jury recommendation that a convicted serial killer be put to death for the murders of eleven women.

The "Spirit of 45" making a come back

NATIONAL (FOX44) - This Sunday, veterans across the country will celebrate 'the spirit of 45', remembering how they felt the day world war two ended, sixty six years ago.

On this day in history, IBM unveiled the PC

1865 - Disinfectant was used for the first time during surgery by Joseph Lister. 1867 - U.S. President Andrew Johnson sparked a move to impeach him when he defied Congress by suspending Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton.

Looking for jobs during a struggling economy

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX 44) — People looking for work here in Baton Rouge had a chance to pass their resumes along today.

Port Allen City Council asking for the Attorney General for help

PORT ALLEN, La (FOX44) - An issue over a former mayor has City Council in Port Allen looking to the Attorney General for help. Derek Lewis resigned as Mayor back in June.