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The risks of diesel fumes

BATON ROUGE,LA(FOX44) — William Allred has worked as a diesel truck driver for more than twenty years.

Yelp! sends out urgent call for adult dog food

A non-profit group is in urgent need of assistance from the community. A late shipment of dog food has left a non-profit group with an urgent need for assistance from the community.

Citizens clear existing bench warrants in lieu of 24 hour misdemeanor jail reopening

Dozens lined up on the steps of the city courthouse before the doors even opened this morning, all taking the chance to voluntarily clear up unpaid tickets and warrants.

More lanes for I-12 from O'neal to Juban

A traffic trouble spot for drivers along I-12 is finally open. Six lanes were opened today from O'neal Lane to Juban on the interstate there, much to the delight of thousands who travel that stretch of road every day.

Misdemeanor jail to reopen 24-hours in downtown Baton Rouge

Local law enforcement officials are once again opening up the downtown Baton Rouge jail for the 24-7 misdemeanor offenders.

Child riding bike dies after being struck by vehicle

A 10-year-old child died last night after being hit by a vehicle while riding his bike.

CAA rescues 43 animals from alleged hoarder

Forty-three animals are in the hands of animal control this evening after being rescued from an alleged hoarding situation.

Unrestrained driver dies in early morning crash

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene of a vehicle crash today in which one man died at approximately 12:25 a.m. on Monday, June 11 in the 8000 block of Mickens Road.

Community reacts to alleged murder-suicide

BATON ROUGE,LA (FOX44) — "Horrible, horrible," says Kendall Workman.

Same-sex ceremony on Louisiana Army post draws fire

A same-sex ceremony between an enlisted woman and a civilian woman on a U.S. Army post last month drew protests from lawmakers Thursday.