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No decision by grand jury in Jefferson, Johns hearing

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It was a long day for the grand jury deciding the fate of suspended LSU Tigers, Jordan Jefferson and Josh Johns, and at the end of it, the twelve jurors needed more time.

Violence continues in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — When gunshots rang out in Brittany Jackson's neighborhood Monday night, she panicked. "I just started running, grabbed my kids, and ran in the house," she says.

Man killed on Skysail

A man is dead after a shooting on Skysail. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies found the man in the 8000 block of Skysail at 12:45 Tuesday morning. He was brought to the hospital, but was pronounced dead.

Two Istrouma High students killed over weekend

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It was a tragic weekend for Istrouma High School. That's after two students were killed in two separate shootings.

Governor Bobby Jindal cuts ribbon on US 61

St. Francisville, La (FOX44) - Governor Bobby Jindal cut the ribbon Monday on a project over thirty years in the making.

K-9 assits in locating a weapon

PONCHATOULA, LA (FOX44) - In Tangipahoa parish, Sheriff's Deputies there found a suspect who was trying to run away and his gun, with the help of man's best friend.

Copper thieves caught in Tangipahoa parish

LORANGER, LA (FOX44) - Tangipahoa Sheriff's Deputies caught two copper thieves Thursday thanks to a concerned citizen.

Teen shot on Delaware Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- The Baton Rouge Dolice Department released the name of the teenager found shot to death on Delaware Street. They said someone shot Darrion Lebeuf, 16, of Baton Rouge in an abandoned home.

Shooting on Swan Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Someone shot and killed a man at an intersection close to Southern University during the Southern, Jackson State game. Baton Rouge Police say Lawrence King, 22, died in his car from a gunshot wound.

Southern Students clean up neighborhoods on Goudchaux Street

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday students at Southern University banded together with the community groups to clean up surrounding neighborhoods on Goudchaux street.