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TJ Ribs reacts to yesterday's shooting

In the wake of friday's shooting, the staff at TJ Ribs held a meeting Saturday to help cope with what happened. The staff at Ribs walked in one by one to talk about yesterday's tragedy.

Champions for Children 2

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Current NFL and former LSU stars bowled it out with lsu coaches to raise money for children.

Heritage Ranch provides counseling and therapy for families

ZACHARY, LA (FOX44) - A new children's home in Zachary is looking to help families through tough times. Heritage Ranch Christian Children's Home devoted to helping children during hardship. They offer families counseling.

Small community pushes back against crime

KENTWOOD, LA (FOX44) - A small community in St. Helena Parish says they've had enough of a recent rash of burglaries.

Councilman Tara Wicker trying to stop liquor stores from opening in certain areas of Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A ban on new liquor stores could be expanding to other neighborhoods. The Metro Council voted to stop them from popping up in Old South Baton Rouge by issuing a 60 day moratorium.

Families getting a little help in Zachary

ZACHARY, La (FOX44) - Heritage Ranch Christian Children's Home devoted to helping children during hardship by offer families counseling. It's a place where children 8 to 18 can farm, fish, and play sports.

Local app goes global

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Are you looking to price on a medical procedure in your area? There's an app for that. Local plastic surgeon, Dr.

Fireworks okay in parts of Ascension

GONZALES, LA (ASCENSION PARISH) - Parish officials have approved the use of fireworks in Ascension Parish during the upcoming July 4th holiday. This excludes the City of Gonzales and the City of Donaldsonville.

Tuition could be going up at state colleges and universities

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - The Board of Regents has given each campus the green light to raise it as much as ten percent. This all thanks to last year's Grad Act getting passed.

Vision Airlines leaving Baton Rouge Airport

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A big blow for the Baton Rouge Airport. The newest carrier - Vision Airlines - will stop service next month.