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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.

Residents fear for safety

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Baton Rouge police are still looking for answers Monday night. That's after a woman was found dead in the parking lot of an elementary school.

Alfred C. Williams is the new State Representatvie for District 61

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Attorney Alfred C. Williams beats Metro Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle for the District 61 State Representative seat.

November 20, 2011 is Patricia Lockett Day

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - One of North Baton Rouge's most beloved minsiters recived a big honor from Governor Bobby Jindal and Mayor-President Kip Holden

Saints' Tracy Porter gives back to Brusly community

BRUSLY, LA (FOX44) - The New Orleans saints may be on a bye this week but one Saints player got busy being a home town hero in West Baton Rouge Parish.

Low voting numbers on Saturday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Around Baton Rouge Saturday the polls opened at 6 a.m., and residents were up making sure their voices were heard.

2nd Annual Gas for Guns

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - All day Saturday residents got free gas for turning in old guns to authorities. It's the second annual Gas for Guns initiative!