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Governor Bobby Jindal honors Louisiana's oldest living couple

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - On Valentine's Day in Baton Rouge, Governor Bobby Jindal took some time to honor Louisiana's longest married couple.

Two new police officers are on the streets in Walker

WALKER, LA (FOX44) - Two new reserve officers are ready to hit the street in Walker.

Governor Bobby Jindal is excited Union Pacific is coming to south Louisiana

ADDIS, LA (FOX44) - In Addis, Governor Bobby Jindal announces a new Railroad line that will bring over 200 jobs to south Louisiana.

Deputies celebrate Livingston Sheriff's birthday

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Livingston Parish Deputies threw a birthday bash for their top dog Tuesday. Sheriff Willie Graves turned 55 and all his co-workers were there to make sure he celebrated the right way.

Residents want mayor candidates to focus on the issues

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — When it comes to choosing the next city leader, residents say the candidates will have to take on some big issues.

LSU Planning officials say they're building a round about on Dalrymple Drive

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - It'll soon be easier to make you way around the LSU campus. That's because the University is building a roundabout close to campus.

A North Baton Rouge neighborhood reacts to an accidental shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge Police Department investigating an accidental shooting that killed a teenager over the weekend. Two teenagers were passing a handgun to one another, when the gun accidentally went off.

East Baton Rouge School officials say they're happy with new lottery system

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - In East Baton Rouge Parish, teachers and parents say they're very pleased with the results of the new lottery system for Pre-K children.

Houston man killed in Gonzales roadway early Saturday

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) - Louisiana State Troopers said a Houston man was killed at a Gonzales intersection early Saturday morning. They said the accident happened around 2:30 am.

EBRSO investigating an attack at Parish Prison Friday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives say they're investigating an incident where one inmate tried to kill another inside East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Friday.