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Holiday Shoppers try to get those last minute gifts

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - There were plenty of procrastinators at the Mall of Lousiana today, and people who work there say that's okay.

Tiger fans react to lack of BCS tickets

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - LSU Associate Athletic Director Herb Vincent says all 17,000 tickets that LSU had for the BCS National Championship are completly sold out.

Governor Bobby Jindal talks about what's next for schools in the state

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Governor Bobby Jindal talked about what's next for state education. The Governor says education is his top priority going into the new year.

Governor Bobby Jindal helps Santa give gifts

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - At the State Capitol, Governor Bobby Jindal teams up with Santa and his elves to give presents to kids from the Make a Wish Foundation.

FBI Report: Violent crime down in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A new report from the FBI shows crime numbers are down all across the country, including right here in Louisiana. Most of the state’s biggest cities are seeing fewer murders, robberies, and rapes.

Church Point woman dies in fire

CHURCH POINT, LA (FOX44) - A Church Point woman is dead tonight after a mobile home fire. It happened just before three Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of Leonie Street.

Former LSU Coach Dale Brown signs copies his new book

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday former LSU Men's Basketball Coach Dale Brown signed copies of his book for adoring fans.

Governor Jindal talks about what's next for the state budget

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - While welcoming troops home for the holidays, Governor Bobby Jindal talked saturday about the recent budget cuts, and what's next for our state.

St. Vincent De Paul helps Santa give presents

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday Santa and his elves stopped by St. Vincent De Paul to give kids Christmas presents.

BRAC officials react to Brookings Study

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - On the national level, the Brookings Institute has rated Baton Rouge in the 20 second weakest Metropolitan cities in the U.S.