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National Car Seat Check Saturday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday was National Car Seat Check Day, and folks were lining up to make their cars safer.

Baker Buffalo Festival

BAKER, LA (FOX44) -On Saturday, Sept. 25, Baker held its annual Baker Buffalo Parade. This annual parade runs down main street through down town baker. It kicks off their three day "Buffalo Fest".

Congressman Ron Paul speaks at LSU

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Congressman Ron Paul was on the campus of LSU today. He recently launched his "Youth for Ron Paul Initiative."

Truck stop fire leaves Belle Rose residents upset

BELLE ROSE, La (FOX44) — Donald Gros makes the two-mile trek from his home to the Gator Truck Stop and Casino almost every day.

Hudson plane crash survivor talks about experience

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It started out like any other morning for Dave Sanderson. "It was a business day, doing exactly what I do everyday," he says. "Catching an early flight home."

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.