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Dalton Street shooting leads to police standoff

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- There is still no word on who shot and killed a man in North Baton Rouge this morning. Police say Derrick Williams, 33, was shot in the chest multiple times in the front yard of a Dalton Street home around 10am.

Man Robs Payless in Zachary

ZACHARY, LA (FOX44) - Saturday afternoon Zachary police officers responded to a robbery call at a local Payless shoe store.

LSU tailgaters celebrate win over Arkansas

BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) - Today's last big home game had fans camping out since 4:30 this morning.

Soldiers come home for the holidays

CARVILLE, La (FOX44) — Military families have lots to be thankful for Wednesday as they welcome home a group of soldiers from Afghanistan.

Southern students prepare for Bayou Classic

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Students at Southern are getting ready for the big game.

St. Vincent de Paul gets ready for Thanksgiving

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - St. Vincent de Paul officials say they're getting ready for a Thanksgiving feast of 700 people on Thursday. Micheal Acaldo says they'll also be the only kitchen open all thanksgiving weekend.

Man shoots alleged burglar on property

SPRINGFIELD, La (FOX44) — A Springfield man says he pulled a gun on an alleged burglar to protect his property, and his life, Tuesday morning.

Ascension Parish breaks ground on a new skate park

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) - Ascension Parish Officials broke ground on a new type of recreational facility in Gonzales.

CAA officials look to save lots of dogs

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Officials with the Companion Animal Alliance say one of the three dogs looking for homes at the EBR Animal Shelter has a home tonight. One of the dogs pictured here is Buddy.

LSU shuttles students to airports

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — LSU is helping students get home for the holidays this year. The school will provide shuttle rides to both the Baton Rogue and New Orleans airports on Tuesday and Wednesday.