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Residents want mayor candidates to focus on the issues

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — When it comes to choosing the next city leader, residents say the candidates will have to take on some big issues.

LSU Planning officials say they're building a round about on Dalrymple Drive

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - It'll soon be easier to make you way around the LSU campus. That's because the University is building a roundabout close to campus.

A North Baton Rouge neighborhood reacts to an accidental shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge Police Department investigating an accidental shooting that killed a teenager over the weekend. Two teenagers were passing a handgun to one another, when the gun accidentally went off.

East Baton Rouge School officials say they're happy with new lottery system

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - In East Baton Rouge Parish, teachers and parents say they're very pleased with the results of the new lottery system for Pre-K children.

Houston man killed in Gonzales roadway early Saturday

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) - Louisiana State Troopers said a Houston man was killed at a Gonzales intersection early Saturday morning. They said the accident happened around 2:30 am.

EBRSO investigating an attack at Parish Prison Friday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives say they're investigating an incident where one inmate tried to kill another inside East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Friday.

A dedicated woman recieves military honor for civilians

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Sunday one Shreveport woman was awarded one of the highest military honors for civilians. Marilyn Potts from Sherveport has had most of her family serve in foreign wars.

50th annual Volunteer Firemen's Parade rolls through Addis

ADDIS, LA (FOX44) - Sunday, the Addis Volunteer Fire Department honored a tradition 50 years in the making.

Artemis parade rolls in wet weather

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Despite dreary weather, the Krewe of Artemis parade rolled out without a hitch on Friday night. It rained most of Friday, but the all-female krewe braved the elements.

2012 Bowling Congress welcomes bowlers to Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Over at the River Center saturday, the 2012 Bowling Congress rolled into Baton Rouge. Over nine hundred bowlers poured into the custom renovated River Center.