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A local soldier loses his life overseas

PINEVILLE, La (FOX44) - An Army sergeant from Louisiana has died overseas. 23 year old Christopher Soderlund from Pineville died Saturday, July 9th.

Authorities investigating shooting at St. Jean Apartments

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A shootout overnight at a Baton Rouge apartment complex has detectives searching for several gunmen.

Governor Jindal signs bill in hopes of student success

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - At LSU on July 12th, Governor Bobby Jindal signed a new bill into law to help put emphasis on student success.

Celebrity Waiter Fundraiser

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Tonight there were a lot of fimiliar faces serving up a good time for a good cause over at Walk ons.

Gas Prices on the rise

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Summer temperatures are on the rise, and so are gas prices across the capital city. According to AAA, the average price for gas in Baton Rouge is $3.52 a gallon.

Louisiana asking for funding to dredge the Mississippi River

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - Billions of dollars travelling up and down the mighty Mississippi River are at risk. That's if Louisiana doesn't get more federal money to get rid of silt build up.

Local Boy Scouts bring awareness to Ascension Parish

ASCENSION PARISH, La (FOX44) - Boy Scouts are trying to help out the environment one storm water drain at a time.

Boy Scouts helping the environment

PRAIRIEVILLE (FOX44)-  Boy Scouts are trying to help out the environment one stormwater drain at a time.

Mayor Holden's latest bond proposal

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - After failing twice before, Mayor President Kip Holden is trying for another bond proposal.

A project at LSU may save lives on Louisiana's roadways

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - It might look like a video game, but it’s is the latest research project at LSU. It's got a serious job to do, improve safety on Louisiana roadways.