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Boy Scouts helping the environment

PRAIRIEVILLE (FOX44)-  Boy Scouts are trying to help out the environment one stormwater drain at a time.

Mayor Holden's latest bond proposal

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - After failing twice before, Mayor President Kip Holden is trying for another bond proposal.

A project at LSU may save lives on Louisiana's roadways

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - It might look like a video game, but it’s is the latest research project at LSU. It's got a serious job to do, improve safety on Louisiana roadways.

Elderly Couple thought to have been beaten by their son

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge Police Department tells FOX44 News, an elderly couple, both in their 60s, were beaten so badly this morning, they had to be taken to the hospital.

Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies bring wanted man to justice

After a long manhunt, Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies have a suspected rapist in custody tonight.

Football Combine helps high school athletes

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Just Maximizing Potential is an organization devoted to helping high school athletes get their stats out to colleges, because they say a lot of players fall through the cracks when it comes to scouts.

Pedestrian Struck at Car Wash

Sunday a man was hit at a car wash on Perkins road. Baton Rouge Police said it happened around 11:30 Sunday morning.

Louisiana State Police identify hit and run suspect

Denham Springs, La (FOX44) - Sunday police identified a suspect involved in Friday's hit and run incident in Denham Springs.

Devery Henderson has a blast at celebrity softball game

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44)  Current New Orleans Saint and former LSU Tiger standout Devery Henderson had a blast at the Celebrity/Srta Celebrity Softball game on Friday night smcking two home runs.

Emily Turner talks about celebrity softball game

BATON ROUGE,  La (FOX44- FOX 44 anchor Emily Turner went one for three at the Celebrity/Sorta Celebrity softball game on Friday, but she says the game was about much more than hitting home runs.