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2nd Annual Gas for Guns

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - All day Saturday residents got free gas for turning in old guns to authorities. It's the second annual Gas for Guns initiative!

Boys and Girls Club stuff bears for first responders

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The University of Phoenix partnered with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America to stuff bears for under privilaged kids at the Mall of Louisiana Saturday.

Bluegrass bridge re-opened

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday Glen Oaks residents re-opened a new bridge that has been under repair for more than two years.

Candidates weigh in for Saturday's race for State Rep. Seat

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Attorney Alfred C. Williams, and Metro Councilwoman C Denise Marcelle, are looking for a State Representative seat in District 61.

Mother speaks out against drunk driving

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Lisa Allen fights back tears as she holds up a framed picture of a small family; a smiling young man and woman with their toddler.

CATS Bus System facing 2.1 Million in budget deficit

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Today Together Baton Rouge along with community leaders try to come up with a solution to the multi-million dollar hole in the CATS' Bus System’s annual budget.

Livingston Parish President race heating up

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) — In Livingston, the race for Parish President is heating up. Residents say, this race has become a very big deal for their parish, and folks are incredibly passionate about Saturday’s outcome.

NBA Lockout still looming

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - With the NBA lockout still looming, many NBA fans are wondering if they'll get to see their teams play this year.

Click it or Ticket Campaign

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - State troopers say they're on the highways for the next to weeks, making sure you buckle up.

Construction concerns on I-12

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Rosemary Barnett tries not to drive on Interstate 12 anymore.