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Father Duhe' exonorated

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - A priest at St. Thomas More who was once accused of child molestation was exhonorated sunday.

Shooting at Mohican Prescott Crossover

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday night two men were killed. It happened around 8:30 last night. Baton Rouge Police Officers responded to shots fired in an apartment complex.

Give Kids a Smile Day

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - First and second graders were smiling about free dental checkups Friday.

Local author gives lessons in love writing

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - At Barnes and Nobles today, folks got a lesson in love from a local author.

Change of Heart Expo

PONCHATOULA, La (FOX44) - With Valentine's Day just around the corner, folks at North Oaks Hospital in Ponchatoula were checking hearts.

Young entrepreneur expands family business

MORSE, La (FOX44) -- If you're in the mood for some cajun cuisine, a local start-up can satisfy that craving. One local man combines his family traditions with Louisiana crawfishing to start his own company.

Billy Heroman's gets ready for Valentine's Day

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - There's supposed to be great weather for Valentines Day. And projections are that spending for sweetheart's day is expected to be up 11% from last year.

Families raise awareness about rare disease

BATON ROUGE, La (Fox44) -- Local moms are banding together to raise awareness of an extremely rare disorder, so unusual that some doctors have trouble diagnosing it.

Salvation Army needs help

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- The Baton Rouge Salvation Army needs your help. This winter, a huge number of house fires has left the charity organization's thrift store low on supplies.

Quilters reach out to needy

WATSON, La (FOX44) -- With colder temperatures on the way, one local group of people put their stitching skills to good use. This group of Watson quilters stays busy sending their blankets all over the community.