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Holiday Shoppers return Christmas gifts

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - It's the day after Christmas, and the crowds are headed back to the mall. Whether it's using gift cards, or returning those unwanted gifts, people packed in to stores.

La Hwy 942 near Hwy 44 closed.

LA 942 is closed to traffic at Hwy. 44 (Ascension Parish) due to a diesel spill. Traffic is not passing through. Cleanup crews are on scene.

Crazy candy cane car for sale

NORTH PROVIDENCE, RI (WJAR) A self-proclaimed crazy man in Rhode island has decided to sell his candy cane car. It car comes complete with candy cane hubcaps, and exercise equipment mounted on top.

Free Christmas fun for the family

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (FOX44) Messenger's Christmas Land is open, and it has a new attraction--"Bubbles" the baby camel!

Retro sneakers spark shopping frenzy

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) Some people will do almost anything for a new pair of gym shoes. Not just any gym shoe, but the new Air Jordan 11, better known as "The Concord."

New Roads has first annual Christmas Drop

NEW ROADS, LA (FOX44) - First Responders in New Roads are taking their work one step further with their first annual Christmas Drop. David Jarreau is an EMT for Acadian Ambulance in New Roads.

First Responders on Christmas

NEW ROADS, LA (FOX44) - Family is the way many people choose to spend Christmas. But First Responders say they're always ready to answer the call, even on Christmas.

Christmas at EBR Parish Prison

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Christmas came a little early at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Thursday.

Community bands together to re-open Walker Wonderland

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Jayden Swearingen noticed it first. She and her mother, Nikki, were walking around the Walker Wonderland display off of highway 1029 Wednesday afternoon.

Lady Tigers team up with Baton Rouge Food Bank to get needy kids backpacks full of food

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge Food Bank teams up with the LSU Women's Basketball Team to stuff backpacks full of food for needy kids this holiday season.