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Mother of injured cyclist staying strong

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Days after Danny Morris was hit by an alleged drunk driver while cycling on Perkins Road, he's still in a medically induced coma.

Long road to recovery for injured cyclist

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Chris Waltman got the call at 1:00 in the morning. "I missed the call, but as soon as I saw it was from his mom, I knew that something was wrong," he says.

Donaldsonville Residents fearful about recent burglaries

DONALDSONVILLE, LA (FOX44) -David Dubreuil and his wife have lived on McManor Circle for a long time. "40 some years, 42 years," said Dubreuil.

Planning Comittee tries to pass Amendment

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Sierra Club of Baton Rouge is concerned over a new Amendment that's changing the way subdivisions are built in Baton Rouge.

LFT President Steve Monaghan outlines problems in Governor Jindal's Education plan

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Louisiana Federation of Teachers President, Steve Monaghan spoke to the Press Club of Baton Rouge today.

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.