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LSU to begin brewing their own beer

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - LSU is going to start brewing some of their own beer. The university partnered with Tin Roof Brewing Company as the LSU grads small start up.

LSU brew in the works

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It's official. An LSU beer is in the works at a local microbrewery.

Local artist holds show in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The local artist with world wide fame, George Rodrigue, is premiering a collection of his work in Baton Rouge on the night of July 22nd.

Last day to pay warrant fines

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's say Friday was the last day to pay fines for any outstanding warrants in East Baton Rouge Parish. The line at the city court house was steady with people trying to pay their outstanding tickets.

Police need your help to identify robbery suspect

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The man who allegedly robbed a Walgreens for drugs is wanted.

State Museums to undergo cutbacks

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - State museums have been devastated by recent budget cuts, and the Secretary of State's office is giving their all to preserve our culture.

Attorney for man accused of murdering priest claims there is more to the story

MISSISSIPPI (FOX44) - The attorney for the man accused of murdering a Louisiana priest says there's much more to this story.

Woman in Baker robbed with flare gun

BAKER, La (FOX44) - Two men are behind bars accused of shooting a woman with a flare gun when she refused to give up her purse. Police say the woman was walking to her home and crossed through the Walmart parking lot.

Company digs into your online background

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Potential employers might not have time to give you an extensive online background check, but one company certainly does. In fact, Social Intelligence specializes in just that.

Previously closed historic sites in Louisiana will be reopened

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - The Office of State Parks is changing its operating hours to five days per week at State Historic Sites. The changes to the operating schedule will allow previously closed State Historic Sites to reopen.