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Man shot in leg on Jonah Street

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday morning, a man was shot on Jonah street, close to N. 47th street. Baton Rouge Police said it happened around 9:00 that morning.

Shooting close to Airline Wal-Mart

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday night, two men were shot close to Airline Neighborhood Wal-Mart. Baton Rouge Police Officers say they were investigating a separate incident when this shooting occurred.

LSU Greeks with Habitat for Humanity build houses

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday LSU Greeks teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to build new houses on Elvin Drive in Baton Rouge.

FCC Baton Rouge turns wine into water

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday night First Christian Church in Baton Rouge held an event that could turn wine into water. It was the "Wine to share, Water for all" event at Churchill’s.

Man Robbed and Killed on Prescott Road

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday morning a man was robbed and killed in his driveway on Prescott road.

2nd Annual Crawfish Cook-off

COVINGTON, LA (FOX44) - Saturday the St. Paul’s School in Covington held their second annual Crawfish Cook-Off.

Fox44 Safety Alert: Local woman frustrated by tax fraud

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — This is a FOX44 Safety Alert. One area woman says filing her taxes this year has been more frustrating than ever.

Mock shooting at state capitol trains law enforcement agencies

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) -- Disaster can strike at any moment, and that's why there were gunshots at the state capitol today. Police agencies want to prepare for the worst.

A teenager creates candles just for men

MARYSVILLE, Oh (WCMH) - A little vanilla or cinnamon in a candle might make you hungry. Lilac may make you long for spring. But what about scents like gear head or fresh mitt?

Towing investigation turns up violations

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- THIS IS AN FOX44 UPDATE: One local towing company was the target of an investigation done by state police back in 2009.