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Way of the Cross held in downtown Baton Rouge

Hundreds of Christians showed their faith on the streets of downtown Baton Rouge. They met at the Cathedral of St. Joseph for a Way of the Cross ceremony.

Baton Rouge Zoo's elephant, Judy, dies after long illness

Judy, an Asian elephant that lived at the Baton Rouge Zoo since 1974, has died. Judy was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. She was 46.

Public Service Commission working on 'do not text' list

The Public Service Commission wants to make sure you don't get spam text messages. The idea is based upon the “no call” list.

Victim robbed of puppies, cell phone and backpack

 On March 28, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 1100 block of Moss Street regarding an armed robbery.

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.