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Apartment fire on South Sherwood Forest

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Sunday morning a wife and husband return from business trips to find their apartment destroyed by water. Baton Rouge fire fighters said the apartment above them started about 5:30 this morning.

EBRSO continues to monitor the Mississippi River

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's continue to look for floating barges, and watch river levels.

All New Louisiana's Haunted History Tonight

The team travels to Lafayette, LA, to investigate the home of a woman who mysteriously died in a well while mourning the death of her husband and child.

East Baton Rouge Parish School Superintendent will not renew contract

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - East Baton Rouge Parish School Superintendent John Dilworth will not renew his contract.

Accident on I-12 causes problems with morning commute

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - I-12 was shut down for the better part of the morning on May 20th. That's because of an accident that happened around 10 in the morning.

Police are asking for your help in identifying rape suspect

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A 21 year old woman was raped in the Tigerland area. Police are hoping you can identify, the man who did this to her.

Torch run kicks off Special Olympics

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Local law enforcement officers spent the day carrying a flame for a special group of people. They carried the Flame of Hope all the way to Hammond Friday.

Child ID theft impacts future

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- It's a growing form of identity theft and one that can seriously impact children as they grow older.

River Road Closed

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44)- All lanes of River Road will completely close to traffic between Brightside Drive and Ben Hur Road.

On the water with USGS

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Since the threat of flooding began - the United States Geological Survey has been spending lots of time on area rivers.