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Walker community pitches in to care for teen

Adam Stafford has loved the game of baseball since he was little. He hoped one day to pitch for the LSU Tigers, but that all changed last year. Adam was riding to school with friends, when their car was hit, head on.

Shootout on Kingfisher St kills two

The Baton Rouge Police Department found two people dead in a car in the 9100 Kingfisher Street just after 3:00 a.m. Friday. Police were searching the area after a report of gun shots. They found the car still running with it's lights on.

Baton Rouge man found dead on his front porch

Thursday night around 9:30 p.m. a man is found dead on his porch. The house is on Main Street in Baton Rouge. The 51 year old victim had been shot multiple times. Police are not releasing his name.

Former Tiger makes debut on "Project Runway"

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A Baton Rouge guy is trying to make the cut on the hit reality show "Project Runway".

Tigerland residents worried about increase in crime

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) — Brandi has lived in Tigerland for more than two years.

An annual festival is helping to rebuild after the BP oil spill

GRAND ISLE, La (FOX44) - Over one year later and the Gulf Coast is still rebounding from the BP oil spill, but the return of an important festival is a good sign of growth.

Baker shooting leaves residents worried

BAKER, La (NBC33) — Police are investigating the death of a man found early Thursday morning in Baker. They say 43-year-old Abelardo Pampo was found shot to death outside of the Baker Civic Club on North Magnolia Road.

Rise in foreclosed homes in the Capitol City

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Over 500 foreclosed homes in Baton Rouge have been sold by the Sheriff's Department over the last two weeks. The first sale of a foreclosed home in Baton Rouge happened on July 12th.

Jones Creek Road gets the green light

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Another green light project has wrapped up in Baton Rouge. The project is on Jones Creek Road. It started as two lanes, but has expanded to four.

Holden's bond proposal voted down

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Part of last night's council meeting included an explosive nine to three vote. That vote was to remove the Holden's bond proposal from discussion.