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Drug Take Back Day 2011

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday State and City police agencies held their annual Drug Take Back day.

ALS Flash Mob

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday at the annual ALS walk, some Red Stick Residents had a different way of supporting the fight against Lou Gehreg's Disease.

Southern offers health fair

BATON ROUGE, LA(FOX44) — Homecoming week festivities continued today at Southern University. Today,students participated in a health and wellness fair on campus.

Southern to cut Friday classes

BATON ROUGE, LA(FOX44) — Like universities throughout the state, Southern has felt the effects of budget cuts. They are the first school in Louisiana though to sacrifice classes on Fridays, in part, because of them.

Bike made for child with cerebral palsy stolen

CENTRAL, La (FOX44) — Dale Tidwell looked long and hard to find the right bike for his 14-year-old son, Dalen. "Pedal links, gears, tires, everything was made special just for him," says Tidwell.

Les Miles comments on status of suspended players

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - LSU Coach Les Miles says the three impact players suspended from the team just over a week ago will be on the field November fifth against Alabama.

Southern Jags look to Homecoming against Alcorn State

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Southern players who were suspended in a fight during a football game at Arkansas Pine Bluff will now get a chance to play in this weekend's Homecoming game against Alcorn State.

Southern University has Traffic Safety Day

BATON ROUGE, LA(FOX44) — Southern University proclaims Tuesday Ovtober 25 Traffic Safety Day. The ceremony included a demonstration of what happens when drivers get into an accident and aren't wearing their seatbelts.

Family mourns loss of Darius Robinson

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — "It's hard losing a son and I don't know how I'm going to through this, but I'm going to miss my son, going to miss Darius." says Carol Robinson.

Neighbor says mother didn't neglect her children

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Wille Brown Jr. has lived on Erie Street for more than 25 years. He has seen a lot in his lifetime, but what happened Sunday on his street was a first for him.