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A well known oak tree at LSU is coming down

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A historic oak tree at LSU is coming down. The Steele Burden Oak has been growing on campus for 80 years.

Jim Tucker announces his run for Secretary of State

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Jim Tucker announces he's running for Secretary of State in the October election.. Tucker, a Republican from Terrytown, announced his candidacy Monday to the Press Club of Baton Rouge.

Kip Holden waiting for questions about bond proposal

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - East Baton Rouge Mayor President Kip Holden has asked council members to come forward with questions about his new bond proposal, but the mayor says no one has.

Candlelight vigil being held for missing teacher

BRUSLY, La (FOX44) - A candlelight vigil was held today for missing Brusly High School teacher Sylviane Lozada.

5th annual Travis Stafford Fundraiser

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Sunday folks gathered at All Star Lanes to help a friend raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. It's the fifth annual Travis Stafford bowling fundraiser.

Suspects caught in Carwash shooting

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - This is a FOX 44 News update - The two shooters involved in the murder at a car wash Saturday night have been caught.

East Feliciana Police Arrest three on drug charges

CLINTON, LA (FOX44) - Friday afternoon, East Feliciana P.D. arrested three people in a drug bust.

Tangipahoa detectives catch armed robber

HAMMOND, LA (FOX44) - Wednesday TPSO arrested a Mississippi man for Armed Robbery. Markis White, 24, was wanted for robbing a bank in Gulfport, Mississippi Tuesday afternoon.

Car chase with deadly conclusion

WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (FOX44) - Friday night, a car chase that led into West Baton Rouge parish had a fatal ending.

Red Stick Farmer's Market boosts local economy

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - While U.S. lawmakers keep telling us our economy is failing, local economies powered by local markets are looking up.