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'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.

Six heroin-related arrests made in Ascension Parish

Multiple narcotics arrests have been made in Ascension Parish in the past 48 hours.

Tickfaw 200 poker run to bring in thousands to Livingston Parish

Livingston Parish is getting for an event that could bring in thousands. It’s called the Tickfaw 200 and it’s a poker run that’s been around for 23 years.

Two drug investigations result in removal of $77,000 in illegal drugs, 8 arrests

Two separate drug investigations resulted in the arrests of eight people and the removal of roughly $77,000 in illegal narcotics and a handful of firearms.

Stolen truck used to pull down wall for burglary in Hammond; possible Baton Rouge connection

Investigators believe they’ve recovered the stolen vehicle that was used to rip down the wall and burglarize a deli in Hammond. Evidence recovered suggests that the suspect may have a connection to Baton Rouge.

Salt dome bills make their way through legislative process

For nine months residents of Bayou Corne have been living in the shadow of the sinkhole.

Teen girl claims male student sexually assaulted her on school bus

Police are investigating a claim from a 16-year-old girl about being sexually abused by another student in the back of a school bus.