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Overturned tractor trailer slows holiday traffic

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Holiday traffic was at a standstill on Interstate 12, the result of an overturned tractor trailer. Clean-up took nearly all day.

Haunted history extended EVP session

ST FRANCISVILLE, LA (FOX44) - Shortly after their frightening experience on the bed in the William Winters Room, Beau Vorhoff and Meghan Reiners settled down in the Ruffin-Stirling Suite at the Myrtles Plantation for an extended Electronic Voic

New Mayor of White Castle celebrates his new post

WHITE CASTLE, La (FOX44) -- Gerald "Jermarr" Williams is now officially the new mayor of White Castle. He was sworn in Wednesday night surrounded by his family and friends.

Shelters do all they can for homeless

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - December 28, 2010 - That fire in New Orleans is a sad reminder the homeless can resort to dangerous methods to stay warm.

Red Cross to educate on staying safe and warm

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44)- December 27, 2010 - The American Red Cross is trying to keep people warm this holday season, especially young children, and the elderly.

Baton Rouge sisters celebrate 10 year kidney transplant

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) -- Two Baton Rouge sisters celebrate ten years of good health, a reminder of the sacrifice one made for the other to save her life.

How to recycle your Christmas tree

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) -- The Christmas Tree Project for coastal restoration is axed this year. The popular program was cut out of the state budget because of less than impressive results.

Last minute shoppers get Walgreens gift

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) – Check your list and check it twice. Many stores will be closing soon. But for those of you with items left to grab, some places will stay open all night long.

New technique used to save the wetlands

PASS-A-LOUTRE, La (NBC33) -- There's a new way to clean up the Crisis on the Coast. A national foundation put plant-filled sacks up and down parts of a wildlife refuge to stop the oil from destroying the coast.

Census: LA down one congressional seat

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - 2010 Census numbers are in - and the news isn't all good for Louisiana. The Census Bureau says although there was some population growth in Louisiana - it's not enough to keep all 7 Congressional Districts.