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Jefferson, Johns' attorneys say hearing blown out of proportion

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The grand jury, determining the fate of the two suspended LSU Tigers, came to a decision Wednesday evening.

Fire damages home on Aberdeen

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A fire badly damages a home on the 1200 block of Aberdeen Street in Baton Rouge.

Career Academy celebrates all those who made opening possible

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - — The Career Academy had a ceremony honoring all the people who made the school possible.

Woman stabbed at Denham Springs nursing home

DENHAM SPRINGS, La (FOX44) — A stabbing at Denham Springs nursing home put one elderly man behind bars, and a woman in the hospital.

Gardere residents afraid to speak out about crime

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- There’s been a spike in crime in the Gardere area. Three shootings in just week have set residents on edge. This morning, gunshots rang out on Jasper Avenue around 10:00 a.m.

Lt. Gov. Dardenne speaks at the press club without opposition

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A Lieutenant Governor debate at the Press Club of Baton Rouge this afternoon sees Billy Nunguesser absent again.

Man killed in accident on Plank Road

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A Baton Rouge man has died from his injuries after a motorcycle accident Saturday night.

BRFD finds new evidence in Arson case

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge Fire Department recently recieved new evidence in an Arson fire that occured back in early August.

Brec installs new "LifeTrail" equipment in parks for seniors

BAKER, LA (FOX44) - Visitors to Baker City Park now have some new exercise equipment to help them stay in shape, right into their golden years.

Festival Latino De Baton Rouge 2011

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The capital city got a chance to know it's hispanic roots with Festival Latino de Baton Rouge Sunday.