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Tropical Weather Picture

Today Satellite pictures show that shower and storms associated with a Tropical Wave located about 200 miles SSW of Jamaica is becoming better organized.

2 inmates on the run in Breaux Bridge

Update from St. Martinville Sheriff's Office:

Community shows support for young murder victim

Dina Batiste has never met Jori Lirette, but she can relate with his mother, Jesslyn. "I had a son that was murdered down here last year," she explains. "I just had to come. I know what she's going through."

Bayou Manchac gets a facelift

ASCENSION PARISH, La (FOX44) — Work crews in Ascension Parish spent the morning moving a large bottleneck of trash from Bayou Manchac.

Kayaking down the Mississippi for a good cause

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Three kayakers on a fundraising trip down the Mississippi River have arrived in Baton Rouge.

Two parishes top the country in job growth

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - Two Louisiana parishes make the list as some of the best for job growth in the country. According to a CNN money poll, Ascension and Livingston parishes are among the top 25.

Animal rights groups concerned about mistreated cow, sheep

PORT ALLEN, La (NBC33) — A West Baton Rouge business is attracting attention from animal rights activists all over the country. The people who run Kissner's Feed Store are mistreating the animals on their property.

A better way to register for classes at Southern?

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Registration at Southern University has been a problem for students for a while.

Walker proposes new dangerous dog resolution

WALKER, La (FOX44) — In Walker, Aldermen have proposed a new dangerous dog resolution.

Update: Authorities are running tests to find answer to massive fish deaths

WASHINGTON PARISH, La (FOX44) - Update: Today, officials say more fish are dying and it could be weeks before a cause is pinpointed