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Governor Jindal celebrates his Inaugural Ball

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Governor Jindal's Inaugural Ball played out the Renaissance Hotel, and for him, tonight was the night.

Inaugural prayer service held for Governor Bobby Jindal

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Inauguration Ceremonies for Governor Bobby Jindal and other winner's from this fall's election began Sunday.

Baton Rouge Restaurants get ready for BCS National Championship

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Bars, restaurants, even hotels all across the Capital City getting ready for what will no doubt be a very big night Monday.

Jones Creek community raises money for Grady family

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- It was only four months ago that Tim and Natalie Grady passed away victims of violent crime, now their four children are left picking up the pieces.

The U.S. Army Reserve 540th Transportation Company deployed today

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Thirty Baton Rouge soldiers are headed to Afghanistan. The soldier's got a huge send off ceremony today. The troops looked ready, but for many this is their first time over- seas.

Teens escaped youth prison through ceiling

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Office of Juvenile Justice officials have figured out how three teenagers got out of the Jetson Center for Youth on December 27th. They say it happened because several people were not doing their jobs.

Woman's Hospital gives newborn babies BCS Beanies

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - New born babies are even getting some Tiger Spirit with tiger baby beanies. Each baby that's born at women's from January 6th through Tuesday, will get one of these beanies.

Baton Rouge violence scares citizens

BATON ROUGE,LA (FOX44) — Joycelyn Christopher is 62 and has lived in Baton Rouge her entire life and she's just shocked by the violence going on around her and her grandchildren.

Scotlandville residents shocked by trash can fires

SCOTLANDVILLE, La (FOX44) — "I'm 53 years old and I have lived in Scotlandville since I was nine years old and we have never had this in one of our neighborhoods," says Scotlandville resident Rosetta Criff.

Mom and pop shop cashing in on Tigers' success

PRAIRIEVILLE, La (FOX44) — Local mom and pop shops are cashing in on the Tiger’s success.