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Pelicans unveil court for 2013-14 season

The New Orleans Pelicans unveiled the first ever rebranded New Orleans Arena court design for the upcoming 2013-14 season on Pelicans.com. Attached is an illustration of the new Pelicans court design.

Tow Truck operator dies following hit-and-run crash on shoulder of I-10

A Guy’s Towing tow truck operator has died and a Texas man is in jail for vehicular homicide following an early morning hit-and-run crash on I-10 near Breaux Bridge investigated by Troop I.

Police investigating overnight shooting

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that happened overnight sunday in the 1600 block of E. Walker Court.

Police investigating an overnight shooting

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that happened overnight sunday in the 1600 block of E. Walker Court.

Ex-parish president's sons arrested in arson investigation

Walker police arrested John Grimmer,33 and Aaron Grimmer,31, sons of Ex-Livingston Parish President Mike Grimmer, after they told police they set fire to some of their stepmom's stuff.

Curious chess set causes big scene in Mandeville

Mandeville Police responded to the call of a suspicious package placed on the front doorstep of a former IRS agent. The package turned out to be a chess set.

Summer means soaring temperatures and potential life-threatening heatstroke for pets

Now that summer is here, it’s good to remember that pets require special care to avoid heatstroke.

Five arrested as part of 'Operation No Show'

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is continuing its efforts in the parish to arrest individuals that are failing to appear in court after being arrested on felony and misdemeanor criminal charges.

Are fireworks legal in your area? Check this list

Here are a list of where fireworks are legal to shoot within the FOX44 viewing area: FIREWORKS BANNED:

'Pack the Park' promotes peace

One North Baton Rouge neighborhood came out Saturday to 'Pack the Park' the message: stand up against violence.More than fifty families visited BREC's Saia Park off Florida Blvd. to show they are tired of crime.