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EBRSO K-9 teams at the top of the class again

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office K-9 Division received numerous awards and national certifications in narcotics detection this month at the United State Police Canine Association (USPCA) National Detector Dog Certification Trials in

Lottery Drawing produce $26.4 million in winnings in May, scratch off winners claim $10.8 million

Coinciding with a sales boost from last month’s record Powerball jackpot as well as a Powerball jackpot win in Louisiana, the Lottery reported an increase in the total amount of draw-style winnings to more than $26.4 million in prizes won

Metro Councilwoman Ronnie Edwards to host community meeting

District 5 Councilwoman Ronnie Edwards will hold a Citizens Advisory Council meeting on Monday, June 24th at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Delmont Service Center, located at 3535 Riley St.

Is gold losing its safe haven appeal?

The recent volatility in global financial markets hasn't done much to boost falling gold prices. Despite choppy trading in stocks and bonds, gold prices have struggled to move back above $1,400 an ounce.

Gov. Jindal vetoes Juban Crossing funding bill again

Gov. Bobby Jindal dealt another in the long list of setbacks for the Juban Crossing project. He vetoed SB 50 on Friday, which provided for up to $45 million in bonds for infrastructure and construction costs.

Man wanted for killing rapper Lil’ Snupe considered armed, dangerous

Police have identified the man they believe to be responsible for the shooting death of Louisiana rapper Lil’ Snupe.

Tigers receive more all-American honors

LSU baseball players collected more all-America honors Friday as the Tigers continue to receive recognition for their accomplishments during a record-setting 2013 season.

Governor Jindal issues bill signings, vetoes


Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that he has signed the following bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total to 425.

FOX44 mobile app has a new look now available for download; upgrade in app store

The FOX44 mobile app has a new, easier to use format that’s available now for download.

EBRSO: 24-year-old man wanted for coercing 13-year-old into oral sex at party

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a 24-year-old man who allegedly coerced a 13-year-old girl into oral sex at a party on June 7, 2013 at a residence located on Denham Road in Pride.