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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.

Man shot inside "The Latin Club" on Greenwell Springs

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Early Sunday morning, a man was shot inside a night club on Greenwell Springs Road. Baton Rouge Police officers say the shooting happened around 3:00 a.m.

City of Walker holds first Veteran's Day Celebration

WALKER, LA (FOX44) - Walker held it's first Veteran's Day Celebration Saturday. Veterans from numerous wars stood on Burgess Avenue in the city as floats from the Blue Star Moms and The American Legion rolled by to honor them.

LSU students gear up for homecoming weekend

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — LSU Tigers will be back in Death Valley for homecoming weekend, and students say it's extra exciting coming off of last week's win in Tuscaloosa.