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Friends of Nathaniel Crowson hold memorial at Mid City Bikes

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Monday night, friends of Nathaniel Crowson held a memorial to remember thier friend they lost in an accident Saturday night.

A Cyclist is killed Saturday night while riding down Perkins Road

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Baton Rouge Police say someone was killed while riding their bike down Perkins Road. Police officers say Nathaniel Crowson was hit in the 6100 block of Perkins Road while riding bikes with a friend.

Local sports fans react to Coach Joe Paterno's death

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - In Baton Rouge, sports fans remember the legend, Joe Paterno. Even among recent scandals that left a sour note on his career, sports fans in the Capitol City say there will never be another like him.

Man runs over another man after getting into a fight

NEW IBERIA, LA (FOX44) - Saturday a pedestrian is hit in New Iberia.

Third annual Pre-School Palooza takes place at Cortana Mall

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - "It makes me feel great because actually I didn't realize there were so many things offered for the kids," said Keianna Williams, a parent of a new pre-schooler.

Amite community mourns loss of hometown pilot

AMITE, LA (FOX44) - "He really loved to fly, I can honestly say he was doing something he loved to do," said family friend, Patrick Murphy.

Tiger Stadium to be renovated

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Tiger Stadium is getting a $9 million makeover! The Tiger Athletic Foundation putting up the money for the renovations, which are expected to be completed just in time for the next football season.

More than two dozen dogs need saving

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — More than two dozen homeless dogs need your help, and soon! The Companion Animal Alliance put out it's Last Chance List.

Inspector General's Office audits MOHSEP/GOHSEP

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The state Inspector General's office says they're auditing the Mayor's and Governor's Offices of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

United Van Lines says migration is stable in Louisiana

LOUISIANA (FOX44) -- The United Van Lines Moving Company says people are coming to Louisiana as fast as they're leaving.