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Early Voting Starts Saturday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - According to the Louisiana Registrar of Voters, early voting for the special election on April 21st started Saturday April 7th, and will end on April 14th.

Zachary Officials unveil Herty Field

ZACHARY, LA (FOX44) - Zachary city officials joined East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden Saturday in dedicating part of Zachary city park to a hometown hero.

Political analyst expects more speedy legislation

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Thousands of protestors couldn’t keep Governor Bobby Jindal’s education reform plan down.

Krewe of Othello 2012 Easter egg hunt

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Krewe of Othello brought some easter cheer to kids at Howell Park today. It's the Krewe of Othello's first annual easter egg hunt!

Crime watchdog group looking towards Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- A New Orleans crime watchdog group is looking to bring their services to Baton Rouge.

Zachary Residents meet to discuss CATS Tax Proposal

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - People in Zachary went to a monthly meeting to learn a little more about a tax proposal for CATS tonight.

Residents outraged over new flood maps

WALKER, La (FOX44) — It’s the first time many people living in Livingston Parish will have to pay flood insurance. That’s because the brand new federal insurance flood maps just went into effect.

Assumption Parish D.A. has indicted a teen on Second Degree Murder Charges

ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (FOX44) - Assumption Parish Distric Attorneys indicted Terrance Dupaty Jr., 15, in the stabbing of Eric Miles Jr., 15, Monday on Second Degree Murder charges.

US Army Corps of Engineers says River Road will be open in time for football season

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Army Corps of Engineers says a stretch of River Road will reopen in time for football season.

Reverend Raymond Jetson debates to keep CATS rolling

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - In just a few weeks Baton Rouge voters will head to the polls to determine the fate of the Capital Area Transit System. You'll be voting on a tax.