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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.

Recycling worker dies in early morning accident

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- It was a tragic day for a local recycling company. That's after one of it's employees died while on the job.

Committee votes down redistricting plan

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) — A new redistricting plan was under fire Monday with less than two weeks until the end of the special legislative session.

LSU Hosts 26th Annual Black Caucus Awards Program

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Sunday LSU hosted the 26th Annual Black Scholars Awards Program. The program recognized over 675 African-American students who have achieved a 3.0 or higher grade point average.