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Brec installs new "LifeTrail" equipment in parks for seniors

BAKER, LA (FOX44) - Visitors to Baker City Park now have some new exercise equipment to help them stay in shape, right into their golden years.

Festival Latino De Baton Rouge 2011

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The capital city got a chance to know it's hispanic roots with Festival Latino de Baton Rouge Sunday.

Ascension Parish holds Household Haz-mat clean up day

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) - Folks in Ascension parish got a chance to dispose of lots of hazardous household materials saturday.

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.