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Louisiana Lottery transfers $3.9 million to state for third quarter of 2013

For the third quarter of fiscal year 2013, the Louisiana Lottery Corporation transferred $39.3 million to the state, bringing total fiscal year-to-date contributions to $114.8 million, up about 1 percent from 2012 and exceeding budgeted transfe

Second suspect arrested for bar fight at Reggie’s that included LSU’s Jeremy Hill

A second suspect has been arrested in the altercation at Reggie’s Bar that included LSU running back Jeremy Hill.

RECALL: DiGiorno pizza could be contaminated with foreign matter; high health risk

Nestlé Pizza Company, a Little Chute, WI establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of frozen pizzas that may be contaminated with extraneous materials and are the subject of a recall administered by the U.S.

Attorney for ex-priest accused of sex crimes against children requests bond reduction

The attorney for an ex-priest who is accused of sex crimes against children reportedly requested a major bond reduction and to have a taped confession thrown out.

BR Auto Dealer Gerry Lane dies after battle with cancer

Gerald Ray, “Gerry” Lane, owner of seven Baton Rouge automobile franchises, died peacefully at home at 5:00 AM this morning at the age of 82, after a long battle with cancer.

Family finds insect in meal from Chili's

A simple family dinner became a nightmare when an out-of-town family found an ingredient that did not belong in their meal.

'Look Before You Lock' campaign aimed at child safety

Look before you lock - it's a simple phrase child safety advocates are asking you to remember. With the summer months come the heat, and last year alone, 27 kids across the country died after being left in cars.

Bonnie and Clyde production boosts businesses in Donaldsonville

As cameras continue to roll for the upcoming Bonnie and Clyde miniseries, Donaldsonville businesses are getting a surge.

Man dead from swallowing crack cocaine

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation in which a man is believed to have ingested narcotics during the execution of a BRPD search warrant.

TNA wrestler Mr. Anderson visits FOX44, TNA wrestling coming to River Center on May 4

If you're looking for something to do this weekend, head to the River Center for TNA wrestling.