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Lafayette police investigate fatal car accident

UPDATE - Traffic investigators have arrested the driver of the white Ford Crown Victoria in yesterday’s fatal crash.

Governor Jindal announces plan to reform early childhood education

Governor Bobby Jindal announced his plan to implement early childhood education reforms, which he will pursue during the upcoming legislative session.

Louisiana Easter travelers urged to drive safely

From enjoying backyard crawfish boils to traveling to the beach or to visit family members, Louisiana people observe the long Easter weekend in a variety of ways.

Sen. Bodi White files new bill to create southeast school system

The East Baton Rouge School System is in for another fight this spring.

Red Barn Motors reopens

Red Barn Motors, the car dealership that shut their doors with just a few hours’ notice, has reopened. FOX44 tried to contact the company but they had no comment, except that they are back in business.

Southeastern Lions report 137 ineligible student-athletes

The Southeastern Lions athletic program could be in hot water with the NCAA after announcing over 100 student-athletes competed without meeting eligibility requirements.

University Law Enforcement come together to enhance security procedures

If there's a time and a place to feel extremely safe, it’s this week at LSU. The 14 Southeastern Conference University Police Chiefs are all here in Baton Rouge until Friday.

Lafayette Police Department receives national accreditation honors

In a ceremony held in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, March 23, the Lafayette Police Department was nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) at the 100th CALEA conference.

Cortana Mall purchased for $6 million; investors hope to 'bring it back to life'

Drive by Cortana Mall now, and you’ll see many buildings and storefronts empty; but now, some businesses said that a revamp of Cortana Mall could breathe new life into that area of Baton Rouge.

Walker Police looking for gas station armed robberry suspect

Walker Police report that a lone gunman robbed the Shell/Express 1 Stop in Walker on the night of March 27, taking an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing.