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Southern students react to fight at Arkansas-PineBluff

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Southern University students are upset that a fight broke out after the Jags game against Arkansas Pine-Bluff.

Jason Ard promises to keep Livingston Parish safe if elected

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) — Chief Criminal Deputy, Jason Ard, promises to keep Livingston Parish safe if he's elected sheriff on Saturday.

IPSO arrests two on Burglary charges

NEW IBERIA, LA (FOX44) - Two people are behind bars tonight after a string of burglaries in Iberia parish. The Sheriff's say they made the arrests sometime Saturday.

Southern Students build houses

Baton Rouge, La (FOX44) - Saturday students from Southern University got to work to build houses for Habitat for Humanity.

Last Day for Early Voting

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday was the last day for early voting for redstick residents.

4th Annual ARC Baton Rouge Plane Pull

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Over thirty teams pulled their weight in one of the biggest fundraisers in the capitol city Saturday. For twenty seconds, each one one of these teams tried their best to pull a 727 plane twelve feet.

Shoppers line up for iPhone 4S

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The wait is officially over. The newest iPhone hit shelves all over the nation Friday morning, sending Apple addicts to stores before sunrise.

Debates help undecided voters

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A new poll says lots of Louisiana voters are still undecided when it comes to the state’s number two spot.

EBR School Superintendent says EBR schools are working their way up.

EBR Superintendent of Schools John Dilworth says schools may have a low grade, but they're steadily improving. Three years ago schools across the state were rated on a scale of one to five stars.

EBR Schools Vaccinate more than 43,000 children

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Children all over East Baton Rouge Parish are getting vaccinations this flu season, and jasmine arita is one of over 43,000 students who are getting the vaccine from school based clinics, she says with the new nasal sp