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Deputies catch T.V. Thief

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - A man in connection with stolen electronics at two area Walmarts was caught yesterday.

Jesse Jackson to speak at Living Faith Christian Church

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Reverend Jesse Jackson is speaking at the Living Faith Christian Church Sunday tonight at 6:00p.m. It was a normal day at Living Faith, people coming and going for the late or early service.

Zachary Police Chief Dies at 62

ZACHARY, LA (FOX44) - A hometown hero in Zachary passed away Saturday night. Police Chief John Herty had served the community in Zachary for a long time, and was it's chief since 2006.

A Wal-Mart Shoplifter comes forward

DENHAM SPRINGS (FOX44) - Saturday a woman in connection with recent thefts at two Wal-mart locations turned herself in.

5th Graders compete in Keniworth Math Competition

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday fifth graders at Kenilworth Charter School had a competition to see who could add up. It was a Math contest that had over 200 students from 50 schools in East Baton Rouge parish.

Shooting on Dougherty Street

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Early Saturday morning, a fight on Dougherty street left one man shot. Baton Rouge police say it happened around 7:40 a.m.

Battle: LA comes to Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - There's a buzz at the movie theatres today about Battle LA. The Sci-Fi Action Thriller which was filmed in Louisiana and mostly in Baton Rouge. There was even some local talent in the movie.

Searching for a new Chief

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Over 50 people have expressed an interest in being Baton Rouge's next top cop.

Louisiana's Haunted History: Shadows of the Oak Alley

Vacherie, La (FOX44) - The team investigates Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, LA. The ghost of a weeping widow is one of many spirits across 150 years of history believed to haunt the grounds.

Mardi Gras was good for Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Despite all of the bad weather, the Mardi Gras weekend was a raging success for the downtown Baton Rouge area.