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LSU fans have mixed reactions to Jefferson's return

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Jordan Jefferson and Josh Johns are back on the practice field today and folks in the Capitol city have mixed reactions to it.

Central adds two seats to City Council

CENTRAL, LA (FOX44) - The Central City Council now has two more members. The Council agreed that a city with a population of 27,000 was too big for only five people to be on the council

New trolly route in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - The CATS Bus System announces a new trolley system that will make it easier for visitors to enjoy the capitol city.

Clean water coming to rural St. Landry Parish

KROTZ SPRINGS, LA (FOX44) -- It's been nearly 10 months since arsenic was found in the drinking water in rural St. Landry Parish.

Jefferson, Johns' attorneys say hearing blown out of proportion

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The grand jury, determining the fate of the two suspended LSU Tigers, came to a decision Wednesday evening.

Fire damages home on Aberdeen

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A fire badly damages a home on the 1200 block of Aberdeen Street in Baton Rouge.

Career Academy celebrates all those who made opening possible

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - — The Career Academy had a ceremony honoring all the people who made the school possible.

Woman stabbed at Denham Springs nursing home

DENHAM SPRINGS, La (FOX44) — A stabbing at Denham Springs nursing home put one elderly man behind bars, and a woman in the hospital.

Gardere residents afraid to speak out about crime

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- There’s been a spike in crime in the Gardere area. Three shootings in just week have set residents on edge. This morning, gunshots rang out on Jasper Avenue around 10:00 a.m.

Lt. Gov. Dardenne speaks at the press club without opposition

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A Lieutenant Governor debate at the Press Club of Baton Rouge this afternoon sees Billy Nunguesser absent again.