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14 fatalities investigated by Louisiana State Police over Thanksgiving holiday

During the Thanksgiving holiday week, Louisiana State Police investigated thirteen fatal crashes that resulted in fourteen deaths across the state.

B.R. bus repair shop blaze shuts down stretch of Greenwell Springs Rd.

Greenwell Springs Rd. from Lobdell to Victoria in Baton Rouge was shut down in both directions after a possible hazardous material spill. The road was reopened around 11:30pm.

Annual Thanksgiving dinner draws hundreds from around Baton Rouge

For over a quarter of a century Holiday Helpers Inc. of Baton Rouge have offered a free Thanksgiving meal for the entire community. Some attending came to volunteer and serve this year.

Zachary to hold prescription drug drop-off

On December 1 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Zachary Police Department will be holding "Operation: Medicine Cabinet". The event allows citizens to drop off unwanted or expired medicine for safe disposal.

Wal-Mart employees prepare to strike against retail giant

Walmart empoyees across the country are gearing up to protest and strike against Wal-Mart.

Clinton residents stunned by allegations of voter fraud

Chief Eddie Stewart said Wednesday the Clinton Police Department is investigating voter fraud related to this month's election.

Refugees celebrate first Thanksgiving

Refugee Marid Mohammed Saeed loves living in the United States. He moved from Iraq to America just three months ago with his family and he said not a minute too soon.

MISSING: NOLA Police officer could be in Baton Rouge area

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Bryant Louis, 47, a New Orleans Police Officer, who was last seen on Sunday, at approximately 4:00 p.m., leaving his residence in the 6300 block of Essex Court.

FOX44 and St. Vincent De Paul Holiday Collection Campaign for the Homeless

FOX44 News, sister station NBC33 News, and St. Vincent de Paul have teamed up for another year of the holiday collection drive. This marks the 21st year of working together to assist the homeless in our community for the holidays.

FEMA deadline nears for Hurricane Isaac assisstance

More than $2 million has gone to help rebuild East Baton Rouge Parish in the wake of Hurricane Isaac.