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DOTD reveals first plans for LA 70 bypass routes

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development released its first proposals for constructing detours and bypass routes for LA 70 near Bayou Corne.

CVS to enforce selling restrictions on nail polish remover; contains meth-making ingredient

Drugstore CVS is starting a nationwide policy on restricting the purchase of nail polish remover.

Troopers recover 690 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop in St. Martin Parish

A Texas man is in jail and over 690 pounds of marijuana are off the streets following a traffic stop on Interstate 10 east of Breaux Bridge.

Baker officials want improvements to CATS management

Council members from Baker and East Baton Rouge Parish are talking about how they want to improve the management of CATS.

Construction back on schedule at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

Progress on the new rotunda and check-in area is back on track at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport. Officials say they ran into some delays because of a flooring issue.

Banks, Jags head to Canada

The Southern Jaguar basketball team is off to their first road trip of the year though the season won’t start for another few months.

Long-time annoucner Jerry Romig to call last Saints game on August 16

After serving as the public address announcer for the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for 44 years and calling 445 games, long-time announcer Jerry Romig will call his final game on Friday, Aug.

UNO researcher investigates bull sharks' movements in Lake Pontchartrain

There is something lurking under the water at sunset point pier in Mandeville.

Less jail time for first offenders recommended by Attorney General: worries locals

The national conversation on reducing charges for first time offenders and those arrested on lesser drug charges is growing.

Man arrested for fight with off-duty officers has long list of battery arrests

FOX44 has learned more about a Saturday Night bar brawl between two off-duty police officers and an amateur MMA fighter who's got a long history of battery arrests.