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Metro Council says lack of communication causing trouble

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A battle is still brewing between Metro Council members and Mayor-President Kip Holden's office. The two groups have been butting heads for months.

Louisiana State Police Officers are on the lookout for drunk drivers during Christmas

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Louisiana State Police are cracking down on drunk driving this holiday season.

LSU Men's Basketball team visits kids at OLOL Children's Hospital

The LSU Men's Basketball team gave some christmas cheer to a lot of kids at the Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital today.

Mike Anderson's employees clean up after fire

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Normally, this time of the year, Mark Hebert is gearing up for a few busy weeks on the job, but when he arrived to work at Mike Anderson's this morning, he knew his work would have to be put on hold.

Home Depot has tips to keep you safe this holiday season

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Decorating your home for the holidays can be pitfall for less handy people. So here's some tips to keep yourself safe this Christmas season.

Priests look for new home after apartment fire

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Father Hung Nguin picks his way through the remnants of his home. "The fire destroyed 90 percent of the building," he says.

Child reports arson that was supposedly started by her mother

BAKER, La (FOX44) — Baker Officials say that a child reported an arson that happened over the weekend on Patricia Street, and said that a parent was responsible for the incident.

House Fire on Byron Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Sunday an unattended pot caused a house to burn on Byron Street.

2011 Annual Ascension Parish Christmas Parade

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) - Sunday, the annual Ascension Parish Christmas Parade rolled through Gonzales.

LSU Board of Supervisors approves new college

The LSU Board of Supervisors approved a new college that will combine six existing academic units at LSU Main Campus. That vote happened around 2:00 p.m. on Friday December 9.