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Baker shooting leaves residents worried

BAKER, La (NBC33) — Police are investigating the death of a man found early Thursday morning in Baker. They say 43-year-old Abelardo Pampo was found shot to death outside of the Baker Civic Club on North Magnolia Road.

Roemer to appear on "Colbert Report" to discuss presidential run

 Former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer is gaining national attention, including the attention of Stephen Colbert, host of "The Colbert Report".

Rise in foreclosed homes in the Capitol City

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Over 500 foreclosed homes in Baton Rouge have been sold by the Sheriff's Department over the last two weeks. The first sale of a foreclosed home in Baton Rouge happened on July 12th.

Jones Creek Road gets the green light

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Another green light project has wrapped up in Baton Rouge. The project is on Jones Creek Road. It started as two lanes, but has expanded to four.

Holden's bond proposal voted down

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Part of last night's council meeting included an explosive nine to three vote. That vote was to remove the Holden's bond proposal from discussion.

On this day in history, World War I officially begins

1865 - The American Dental Association proposed its first code of ethics. 1866 - The metric system was legalized by the U.S. Congress for the standardization of weights and measures throughout the United States.

Tropical Storm Don

Don has not changed much overnight and remains a Tropical Storm with sustained winds near 40mph. Don continues to move WNW at 9 mph. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the Texas coast in response to the latest forecast track.

A special anniversary celebration for Louisiana State Troopers

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Louisiana State Police are celebrating 75 years of service on July 27th with a special ceremony honoring troopers past and present.

EA will have a new facility to test games in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Louisiana is gaining ground in the digital media industry. A new "Electronics Art" building will go up here in Baton Rouge. Those are the big guys in the video game world.

Synthetic drug problem not going away

Local law enforcement officers say the problem with synthetic drugs isn't going away. That's because as soon as one type is confiscated, another hits the shelves.