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Louisiana's tax free weekend is here

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - Back to school season is here, and now the state's helping you out with a tax free weekend. The Department of Revenue says you get the four percent break August 5th and 6th at stores all across the state.

Louisiana ranks high in environmentally friendly jobs

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - When it comes to environmentally friendly jobs, Louisiana ranks 30th in the nation. That’s according to a report from the Brookings Institute.

BRPD Chief speaks out after arrest of Cpl.

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - 49 year old Corporal Mitchell Duncan is accused of breaking in to a woman's home - and assaulting her while he was on the clock as a BRPD Patrol Officer.

BRPD arrests one of their own

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) Baton Rouge Police have arrested one of their own. Corporal Mitchell Duncan, 49, is accused of breaking in to a woman's home, and assaulting her. He was actually on duty as a Baton Rouge Police Officer.

Livingston Parish Officials host National Night Out

Tonight, Livingston parish residents got a chance to hang out with police at "National Night Out".

"National Night Out" in Livingston Parish a success

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) - Youngsters in got a chance to hang out with local authorities at "National Night Out".

Ascension Parish deputies on look out for a dangerous criminal

ASCENSION PARISH (FOX44) - Sheriff's Deputies want you to be on the look out for a man, they say is armed and dangerous.

Be alert for property scam via email

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - The state treasurer says, you need to be on alert for a national email property scam.

Search for armed robber called off

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Police have called off the search for an armed robber. Police say it all started on the morning of August 4th on Plank at Windbourne, when a man was robbed at gunpoint.

Tax free weekend

 Louisiana’s sales tax holiday provides a great opportunity to stock up and save on outdoor gear!