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Air Force Academy's Wild Blue Country to play free concert on March 9 in Hammond

 A band that represents the Air Force Academy, Wild Blue Country, made a special visit to the Fox 44 studio today to give us a sneak peak of their performance in Hammond on March 9.

Former police chief's appeal hearing set for May

It'll be two months before former Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White will get to appeal his firing. White's appeal hearing is set for May 13-15. Mayor Kip Holden fired White last month after a heated public meeting.

EBR man arrested for small marijuana grow operation

 A Baker man has been arrested on drug related charges after police found a small gorw operation at his residence.

Unclaimed Powerball prize set to expire on April 4

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on Oct. 6, 2012.

Raven WR, New Orleans native Jacoby Jones presents NOPD with motorcycles

The New Orleans Police Department received a very special "thank you" from one of this year's Super Bowl winners.

Moss Bluff tiny drummer is a musical prodigy

A boy from Moss Bluff, LA is drumming up attention around his hometown. "He just wouldn't stop banging on things. All day, everyday," says Ryan Clemons.

Bayou Corne Residents are not shocked Governor dodged questions

Governor Bobby Jindal is dodging questions about whether or not he's ever going to go down to Bayou Corne to address the community there in person. Jindal refused to give a straight answer three times in a row.

NOPD searching for missing mentally-challenged man in the Milan neighborhood

New Orleans Police are asking for the public’s help in finding 24-year-old Derrick Garner.

State income tax form offers paper-check option for refunds

Louisiana taxpayers can choose a paper check for their state income tax refunds beginning with returns filed for the 2012 tax year.

Board approves 10 percent tuition hike at all UL campus locations

College students in Louisiana are feeling the crunch after the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors approved a 10 percent tuition hike at all nine of their campuses for the 2013-14 school year.