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Gardere residents afraid to speak out about crime

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- There’s been a spike in crime in the Gardere area. Three shootings in just week have set residents on edge. This morning, gunshots rang out on Jasper Avenue around 10:00 a.m.

Lt. Gov. Dardenne speaks at the press club without opposition

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A Lieutenant Governor debate at the Press Club of Baton Rouge this afternoon sees Billy Nunguesser absent again.

Man killed in accident on Plank Road

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A Baton Rouge man has died from his injuries after a motorcycle accident Saturday night.

BRFD finds new evidence in Arson case

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge Fire Department recently recieved new evidence in an Arson fire that occured back in early August.

Brec installs new "LifeTrail" equipment in parks for seniors

BAKER, LA (FOX44) - Visitors to Baker City Park now have some new exercise equipment to help them stay in shape, right into their golden years.

Festival Latino De Baton Rouge 2011

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The capital city got a chance to know it's hispanic roots with Festival Latino de Baton Rouge Sunday.

Ascension Parish holds Household Haz-mat clean up day

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) - Folks in Ascension parish got a chance to dispose of lots of hazardous household materials saturday.

National Car Seat Check Saturday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday was National Car Seat Check Day, and folks were lining up to make their cars safer.

Baker Buffalo Festival

BAKER, LA (FOX44) -On Saturday, Sept. 25, Baker held its annual Baker Buffalo Parade. This annual parade runs down main street through down town baker. It kicks off their three day "Buffalo Fest".

Congressman Ron Paul speaks at LSU

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Congressman Ron Paul was on the campus of LSU today. He recently launched his "Youth for Ron Paul Initiative."