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Man turns himself in after shooting on Bay street

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday a man turned himself in after a shooting on Thursday. Baton Rouge Police said Frank Atkins, 26, turned himself in Saturday afternoon for the murder of Bernard Landis, 51.

Dad lets nine year old drive truck

WALKER, LA (FOX44) - Saturday morning, State Police pulled over a truck with a nine year old in the driver's seat.

Former Governor Edwards celebrates 84th birthday

Former Governor Edwin Edwards was in New Orleans at the Hotel Monteleone to celebrate his 84th birthday.

East Baton Rouge Sheriffs interact with neighbors

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -Saturday, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office teamed up with St. George firefighters for a fun day in the park. It was a normal Saturday afternoon at Baringer road park.

Red Cross educates volunteers on disaster preparedness

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - It's hurricane season, and concerned citizens are getting ready for storm damage by learning how to respond at the Red Cross.

Oxford House wins legal battle

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A group home which helps treat people with drug and alcohol addiction sill stay open. A judge has issued a temporary injunction to keep Oxford House open, at least for now.

Kid donates five hundred dollars to Yelp

One young man is helping animals in need across Baton Rouge.

Calling all gator hunters

LAFAYETTE, La (FOX44) - The History Channel is holding a casting call in Lafayette Tuesday, August 2nd. The show's producers are looking for all you gator hunters, and others who make a living in the swamp.

City Year refurbishes CATS bus terminal

Rain didn't stop young adults from sprucing up the CATS terminal bus system today.

$50,000 worth of synthetic drugs found in Livingston home

LIVINGSTON, La (NBC33) — There's been another synthetic drug bust in Livingston parish. Now deputies say, it may not be on the shelves anymore, but it's still in dealers hands.