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Severe weather causes house damage in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, La (FOX44) - A house was severly damaged after severe weather went through the town of Livingston on March 5. A tornado ripped half of the roof completely off a house, leaving it in their front yard.

Reckless driving turns into a man dead

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A reckless driving incident at Club Insomnia that involved a police officer led to a shooting on March 6.

A Baker fugitive is on the run

BAKER (FOX 44) - Baker Police needs your help to locate a fugitive. Jordon Jevan Ivery, 20, is wanted for two counts of Simple Burglary of a home. Baker Police believe that Ivery is on the run.

Krewe of Poseidon rolls with brpd's go-ahead

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - The torrential rain didn't keep the Krewe of Poseidon from rolling in the capital city. After a near scare from the weather, Baton Rouge Police informed the krewe that conditions were right for parading.

Floods caused by sudden showers

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The Capitol City was drenched by severe weather as locals celebrated Mardi Gras on March 5.

Bad weather can't stop Spanishtown parade

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The Spanishtown parade rolled through downtown Baton Rouge on March 5, even with the weather not being so cooperative.

Local towing company responds to complaints

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- After a Facebook page was created to give students a place to complain about a local towing company, the business is speaking out. Riverside Towing representatives say they run their business by the book.

Residents frustrated with local towing company

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A local towing company is under fire from a group of frustrated residents living in the LSU area. Some say it's time their business practices get a little better.

Governor Jindal responds to New York Times article

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Governor Bobby Jindal responded to allegations surrounding his wife's charity.

State invests millions in emergency coastal restoration funds

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Governor Bobby Jindal says the state can't wait on BP any longer. He announced, Tuesday, that emergency funding is on the way to help Louisiana's coastline recover from the Crisis on the Coast.