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University of Phoenix Class of 2011

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday the University of Phoenix graduated their Class of 2011. It was all smiles as the graduates walked across the stage in the Baton Rouge River Center.

Film camp prepares students for future in industry

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — One summer camp will roll out the red carpet for area students. Baton Rouge's premiere film studio, called Celtic Media Centre, will open its gates to kids ages 6 to 17 this summer.

Democratic leaders doubt special session

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — There's only one day left to come up with a congressional redistricting plan for the state, and some Louisiana lawmakers worry they won't get the job done in time.

State lawmakers hurry to redistrict

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - The State Senate is still in a special session to figure out the how they're going to redistrict the state after population shifts.

Family struggles to adjust after accident

YOUNGSVILLE, La (FOX44) — Just four months ago, Shane Eads' life changed forever. Shane, a father of two, was doing some road work near Opelousas when the unthinkable happened.

EBR Sheriff's arrest three in drug bust

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Friday afternoon, East Baton Rouge Sheriff's arrested three people in a drug bust. It happened around 4 p.m.

2nd Annual Velo Louisiane Bike Festival

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - It was all pedals and pegs sunday and the 2nd annual Velo Louisiane Bike Festival. The event had every type of bike and rider, but some bikes were more special than others.

Shooting on Gus Young

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Early Sunday morning, a man was shot and caused a wreck on Gus Young road. Baton Rouge Police said it happened exactly at 3:35 a.m.

Laws stop teen driving don'ts

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It's prom season, and many area students will be driving to the dance, but could they be breaking the law without even knowing it?

Law enforcement cracking down on counterfeit goods

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Cheap knock-off products could cost you more than a few bucks. Experts say some of them can be deadly.