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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.

141-mile, $230 million oil pipeline project scheduled to being operation in September

Governor Bobby Jindal and Parkway Pipeline LLC officials announced the company’s 141-mile pipeline is scheduled to begin operating in September, transporting liquid petroleum products from refineries just west of New Orleans to the Planta

LSU track team welcomes former Olympian to coaching staff

The LSU Track & Field program is excited to welcome one of the nation’s rising stars in the coaching ranks as head coach Dennis Shaver announced Tuesday that two-time Olympian Khadevis Robinson has been appointed an assistant coach to

North Baton Rouge parents want new charter schools to come to their community

The state has approved more charter schools to come to Baton Rouge, but parents in north Baton Rouge stepped up Tuesday to voice the need for these schools in their community.

Accused serial killer has ties to Louisiana; FBI releases timeline, asks for help from the public

The FBI is seeking the public’s help regarding the investigation of a serial killer.

Crazy ant population explodes in East Baton Rouge Parish

LSU AgCenter entomologists have been preparing for the tawny crazy ant population to increase in Louisiana for a while – the wait is over for residents in north Baton Rouge.