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Third annual Pre-School Palooza takes place at Cortana Mall

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - "It makes me feel great because actually I didn't realize there were so many things offered for the kids," said Keianna Williams, a parent of a new pre-schooler.

Amite community mourns loss of hometown pilot

AMITE, LA (FOX44) - "He really loved to fly, I can honestly say he was doing something he loved to do," said family friend, Patrick Murphy.

Tiger Stadium to be renovated

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Tiger Stadium is getting a $9 million makeover! The Tiger Athletic Foundation putting up the money for the renovations, which are expected to be completed just in time for the next football season.

More than two dozen dogs need saving

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — More than two dozen homeless dogs need your help, and soon! The Companion Animal Alliance put out it's Last Chance List.

Inspector General's Office audits MOHSEP/GOHSEP

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The state Inspector General's office says they're auditing the Mayor's and Governor's Offices of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

United Van Lines says migration is stable in Louisiana

LOUISIANA (FOX44) -- The United Van Lines Moving Company says people are coming to Louisiana as fast as they're leaving.

Baton Rouge Police have not charged two with murder in Gerald Shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Baton Rouge Police say they have new information in the case of a shooting on Gerald street. Police arrested and released two people after investigations revealed the men fired guns out of self defense.

Belle of Baton Rouge holds job fair for more than 50 positions

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Belle of Baton Rouge was hiring Monday and they needed to fill spots, a big event coming the capitol city will require the casino to employ more workers.

One family is without a home tonight because of a house fire

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) -- A house fire early Sunday morning took everything from the Melancon family. "I don't know what we would've done. It's unfathomable, to sit in front of a house and watch it blow up."

Shooting on Sandy Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Baker Police say a woman shot and killed her girlfriend after getting into an argument. It happened around noon Saturday.