Lack of air conditioning could result in longer school year

BAKER, La (FOX44) - Students at Baker High School could have a longer school year. They've been missing class, because the school doesn't have air conditioning, and they'll have to make up that time, later.

On this day in history, the first race on brick happen at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

1848 - The discovery of gold in California was reported by the New York Herald. 1856 - The process of processing condensed milk was patented by Gail Borden.

Mark Milligan announces candidacy for EBR Sheriff

A Zachary man wants to be the new Sheriff in EBR parish. Mark Milligan announcing he's running against Sid Gautreaux.

LSU move in day

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Ambria Washington is a transfer student from Texas Christian University.

President Obama calling for syrian president to step down

NATIONAL (FOX44) - The violence against civilians in Syria has become too much for the Obama administration. President Obama called for the Syrian president to step down.

Southern Univesity professors facing furloughs

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Some faculty members say the school is on the brink of a huge financial emergency.

Southern University students angry at long lines

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Students are angry after waiting in line early this morning to straighten out their financial aid.

Edwin Edwards fans taking to Facebook

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - Fans of Edwin Edwards are taking to Facebook to ask the President a favor. The page is called “Ask Obama to pardon Edwin Edwards”.

Memorial for St. Martinville K-9

SAINT MARTINVILLE, La (FOX44) - Now just two weeks ago, during another man hunt, a Saint Martinville Sheriff's K-9 was killed by the heat.

On this day in history, the first pictures of Earth were sent back to the U.S.

1735 - The "Evening Post" of Boston, MA, was published for the first time. 1774 - Merriwether Lewis, U.S. explorer was born. He was the leader of the Lewis & Clark Expedition.