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Mom and pop shop cashing in on Tigers' success

PRAIRIEVILLE, La (FOX44) — Local mom and pop shops are cashing in on the Tiger’s success.

Holden takes part in Belle of Baton Rouge ribbon-cutting ceremony

BATON ROUGE,LA (FOX44) — Renovations are now complete at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino and Hotel in Baton Rouge.

New Driver's test helps new drivers not to litter

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The new year brings new Louisiana drivers a few more questions on their DMV test. The goal make teens think twice before tossing trash on the highway.

DOTD study looking to clear up traffic congestion

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is trying to cut back on traffic congestion without stepping on any toes.

Business owners oppose talk of widening I-10

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The Louisiana Department of Transportation is looking into new ways to free-up traffic congestion on a four-mile stretch of interstate through Baton Rouge.

Martinez sworn in as Ascension Parish President

DONALDSONVILLE, LA. (FOX44) — Tommy Martinez took his oath of office as Ascension Parish's President.

New Year's Resolutions for 2012

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - According to a national study, the number one resolution is to quit smoking, but two people we spoke with today said they wanted to do better by their families.

BRPD investigates first shooting of 2012

THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: Baton Rouge Police say the man shot and killed was Gregory Alexander, 22, and he was shot just nine blocks from his house.

BRPD says to practice gun safety on New Year's Eve

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - New Year's is the time for celebration, but brpd says that celebration could get someone killed if guns are involved.

Man robs people in his own apartment complex

LAFAYETTE, LA (FOX44) - Friday morning Lafayette Sheriff's Deputies caught a man who was robbing people in his own apartment complex. They said it happened around 1:15 a.m.