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Minor to be charged as adult in Loupe shooting

BATON ROUGE,LA(fox44) — The First Circuit Court of Appeals has approved District Attorney Hillar Moore's decision to charge 16 year old Tyler Coleman as an adult..

Teachers file lawsuit against Governor’s education reform bills

Those opposed to the education reform plan proposed during the 2012 Legislative session are taking their fight to the steps of the state courthouse.

Grandfather, 4 year old grandson killed in crash caused by bad weather

A 66 year old man and his four year old grandson are dead today after an early morning crash in Iberville Parish. Officials believe the severe weather that passed through the area was a big contributing factor.

Mom and pop operations gain a helping hand at the River Center

Baton Rouge reached out to small mom and pop operations at the small business summit today, which was held at the Baton Rouge River Center.

BRAVE project set to launch next week, Chief unveils plan

Baton Rouge’s newest weapon against crime was launched today. The Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination Project, or BRAVE, will put 5 Baton Rouge Police Officers into the 70805 zip code starting next week.

Fire destroys home, car on David Drive

A Baton Rouge home is completely destroyed after a fire last night.

Cory Bahr, Monroe chef, wins 'Chopped'

A Louisiana chef wins a national cooking competition. Cory Bahr of Monroe takes top prize on the Food Network show “Chopped.”

Investigators working to determine cause of overnight fire in Central

Fire investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire to break out overnight at a home in Central.

Gator ties up traffic near Livonia

An angry reptile caused a ruckus on a road in Pointe Coupee Parish!

UPDATE: 21-year-old missing boater's body found

UPDATE: The body of Isiah M. Tate, 21, was recovered at about 2:00 p.m. by search crews. Tate's body was turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office. Tate's family issued the following statement: