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Be alert for property scam via email

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - The state treasurer says, you need to be on alert for a national email property scam.

Search for armed robber called off

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Police have called off the search for an armed robber. Police say it all started on the morning of August 4th on Plank at Windbourne, when a man was robbed at gunpoint.

Tax free weekend

 Louisiana’s sales tax holiday provides a great opportunity to stock up and save on outdoor gear!

Local Church recieves new AC units

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Things are cooling off at Israelite Baptist Church thanks to the works of a good samaritan.

Man Paddles down Mississippi River for Red Cross

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - A boy and his father have travelled the mighty Mississippi all the way to Baton Rouge for the Red Cross.

Large child porn bust has a link to Caddo Parish

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - The biggest child pornography bust in U.S. history has a Louisiana link. The feds say the website "Dreamboard" had enough content to fill about 16-thousand DVDs.

FDA cracks down on Lazy Larry relaxation brownies

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It could be lights out for a snack sold to help people fall asleep. That's if the manufacturer doesn't change up the ingredients.

Coverage of missing Brusly High teacher goes International

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The search for the missing high school teacher continues, and now it has gained national, and international recognition.

Southern University getting recognition for their marching band

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Southern University gets a national nod for their band's performance.

Closure of the Flannery Bridge causing emergency response to be longer

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Closing the lively Bayou Bridge on North Flannery blocks the normal route of the Flannery Fire Station, responding to calls north of Florida Boulevard.