Local News

First Responders on Christmas

NEW ROADS, LA (FOX44) - Family is the way many people choose to spend Christmas. But First Responders say they're always ready to answer the call, even on Christmas.

Christmas at EBR Parish Prison

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Christmas came a little early at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Thursday.

Community bands together to re-open Walker Wonderland

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Jayden Swearingen noticed it first. She and her mother, Nikki, were walking around the Walker Wonderland display off of highway 1029 Wednesday afternoon.

Lady Tigers team up with Baton Rouge Food Bank to get needy kids backpacks full of food

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge Food Bank teams up with the LSU Women's Basketball Team to stuff backpacks full of food for needy kids this holiday season.

Sherwood Residents fearful of burglaries

BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) - A recent rash of burglaries has people living off Sherwood Forest feeling scared to go out at night. Burglars have broken into homes, cars, and garages in the Lake Sherwood Subdivision.

Small businesses changing strategy to compete with big retailers

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — There’s a new trend at some of Sidney Stevens' favorite local stores this year.

Holiday Shoppers try to get those last minute gifts

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - There were plenty of procrastinators at the Mall of Lousiana today, and people who work there say that's okay.

Tiger fans react to lack of BCS tickets

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - LSU Associate Athletic Director Herb Vincent says all 17,000 tickets that LSU had for the BCS National Championship are completly sold out.

Governor Bobby Jindal talks about what's next for schools in the state

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Governor Bobby Jindal talked about what's next for state education. The Governor says education is his top priority going into the new year.

Governor Bobby Jindal helps Santa give gifts

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - At the State Capitol, Governor Bobby Jindal teams up with Santa and his elves to give presents to kids from the Make a Wish Foundation.