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Gonzales reptile lovers gather at Repticon 2012

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Reptile lovers gathered at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center Saturday for Repticon 2012. This event is going on both Saturday and Sunday.

BRPD finds a Man shot in the passenger seat of a stalled car early Saturday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Baton Rouge Police found one man shot on Interstate 110 early Saturday morning. They said it happened around 2:45 a.m. Saturday morning.

Kids at Wildwood Elementary get lessons in Nutrition and Gardening

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Youngsters at Wildwood Elementary today rolled up their sleeves to learn about gardening, and eating right. It's part of the american heart association's national My Heart, My Life campaign.

Louisiana State Police says they'll have no cadet training classes this year

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Louisiana State Police say they'll have to postpone training classes for new troopers this year.

Tempers flare during 'Blighted Officials' trial

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — tempers flaring on the second day of jury deliberation in the trial against ex- Saint Gabriel mayor George Grace..

Pediatric clinic to stay open

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Parents who regularly use a pediatric clinic on North Foster Drive are breathing a sigh of relief for now.

Wildlife and Fisheries adds land to wildlife management area

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) — The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will put more wetlands under their protection. Officials say they've added 29,630 acres of land to the Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area.

No verdict yet in Grace trial

BATON ROUGE,LA(FOX44) — The jury of eight women and four men have not yet reached a verdict in the case against ex-Saint Gabriel mayor George Grace.

Crime forum ignites woman to take action

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Anne Harrison spends three days a week in the most dangerous part of the city.

UPDATE: Man arrested for shots fired at BRPD officer

THIS IS AN FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: A suspect has been arrested in connection with the BRPD Officer that was shot late last night.