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UPDATE: Missing boater on Lake Maurepas found

UPDATE: The Department of WIldlife and Fisheries says they've found the body of Daniel Mitchell, 51.

Port Allen searching for cheaper recycling solution

With a recycling program that’s putting the city in the hole $60,000 a year, the mayor and city council members of Port Allen are searching for a way to cut costs, or get rid of the program.

‘Superman’ Benefit for 4-year-old drowning victim to be held in Walker

The tragic death of a 4-year-old boy has shaken the town of Walker. Tonight, the community will come together to honor his memory, as well as provide support for his family.

New law: Sex offenders must list status on Facebook, other social media

A new Louisiana law requires sex offenders and child predators to state their criminal status on their Facebook or other social networking page, with the law's author saying the bill is the first of its kind in the nation.

BRPD to host community meeting to discuss BRAVE project

Tonight BRPD will host a community meeting to discuss issues of concern with residents and introduce them to the BRAVE project and its enforcement officers. The meeting will get started at 6:00 p.m.

Family mourns loss of slain 21year-old

BATON ROUGE,LA (fox44) — "I can't tell you how I feel or don't feel. i don't know what I feel anymore," says Alex Asmar.

Arrangements made for burial of 8-year-old beating victim

Funeral services have been arranged for the young boy who died after allegedly being beaten to death by his father.

St. Gabriel shooting leaves two injured

ST.GABRIEL,LA (fox44) — The first shooting in Saint Gabriel in almost six years has left two people injured. It happened at an apartment complex on the 3600 block of Bank Drive around 9:30 p.m. Monday.

Residents react to St. Gabriel shooting

ST. GABRIEL, LA (FOX44) — "My daughter and I were watching T.V. when we heard. like two bangs," says Deborah Chabaud.

McKinley High School damaged by teenager driving SUV

A teenager from Baton Rouge is in trouble after he damaged property at McKinley High. The incident happened at around 5:00 a.m. on Sunday morning.