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Second victim dies following mid-December wreck in Addis

ADDIS, LA (FOX44) A second victim has died following a bad wreck in Addis.

Couple says they were duped at gas station

GONZALES, La (FOX44) A Gonzales couple says the got a nasty surprise at a local gas station Tuesday morning. The Reyes' say they filled their truck's tank up with what they thought was gas at Rende's gas station.

20-year-old arrested on terrorism charges

PORT ALLEN, La (FOX44) A 20-year-old arrested on terrorism charges in port allen today. Alex Didier is locked up in the West Baton Rouge Jail after allegedly calling in a bomb threat at Trinity Marine.

UBS Ten days of giving campaign still in full swing

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The United Blood Services "Ten Days of Giving" campaign has seen a lot of success, but they say they still need donations to get ready for New Years Eve.

Local Establishments get ready for New Year's Eve

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Here in the capitol city, restaurants and bars are gearing up for what they expect will be a huge turnout on New Years.

Fox44 Safety Alert: Burglars target holiday trash

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Christmas may be over, but holiday burglaries are on the rise. Law enforcement officers say that’s because people are accidentally advertising their brand new stuff.

Holiday Shoppers return Christmas gifts

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - It's the day after Christmas, and the crowds are headed back to the mall. Whether it's using gift cards, or returning those unwanted gifts, people packed in to stores.

La Hwy 942 near Hwy 44 closed.

LA 942 is closed to traffic at Hwy. 44 (Ascension Parish) due to a diesel spill. Traffic is not passing through. Cleanup crews are on scene.

Crazy candy cane car for sale

NORTH PROVIDENCE, RI (WJAR) A self-proclaimed crazy man in Rhode island has decided to sell his candy cane car. It car comes complete with candy cane hubcaps, and exercise equipment mounted on top.

Free Christmas fun for the family

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (FOX44) Messenger's Christmas Land is open, and it has a new attraction--"Bubbles" the baby camel!