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A South Tiger Bend Accident leaves two women dead

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Two elderly women are dead after a crash on South Tiger Bend road Saturday. East Baton Rouge Sheriffs say it happened around 3:20 that afternoon.

Riders gather for 8th annual Motorcyle Awareness Rally at the Capitol

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - "Iim and I used to come, and this is to raise awareness for motorcycles on our roadways"

State Troopers host "Drug Take Back" Saturday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - State troopers want you to bring unused medication to four different stations in Baton Rouge for "Drug Take Back" Saturday.

Louisiana Residents gather for the state's 200th Birthday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - "It's our culture, it's our culture, it's how we were raised," said Sydney Burchfield, a Louisiana resident.

NBC 33's David D'Aquin wins LAE award

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - NBC 33's own David D'Aquin won an award from the Louisiana Association of Educators Saturday afternoon.

LSU System President John Lombardi is voted out

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - With the raising of 12 hands LSU System President Dr. John Lombardi was out of the job.

Baton Rouge homes get major makeover

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The Johnsons have been battling a leaky roof for months, but because of health problems, they haven’t been able to fix it.

Hit and run victim wants answers

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — On April 2nd, Nathanial Williams’ life changed forever.

Friends and family gather for eighth Annual Military Family Day

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Members of the armed forces and their families came out to the state capitol for the eighth Annual Military Family Day.

Louisiana ranked last in U.S. Peace Index

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Louisiana is the least peaceful state to live in. That's according to the US Peace Index . This is the eleventh year in a row Louisiana ranked at the bottom of the list.