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Boating accident takes two lives

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Two fisherman involved in a tragic boating accident leave a family broken. Two men, an uncle, and his nephew, drown in the Mississippi River this weekend.

Friends, co-workers worried by teacher's disappearance

WEST BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It's been two weeks since family and friends have heard from Sylviane Finck Lozada.

Rash of vandalism worries residents

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies are on the lookout for thieves who vandalized several cars near the Old Jefferson subdivision. Deputies say the incidents happened early Sunday morning.

Record number take care of outstanding warrants

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Just 3 days after the city jail in Baton Rouge opened - record numbers of people are taking care of outstanding warrants.

Grant money keeps CATS busses moving

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Capital Area Transportation System was set to shut down service in October. Now - more grant money for CATS means the busses will keep rolling through the end of the year.

Kip Holden addresses road issues

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The mayor was also at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on July 25th to address for the third time the bond proposal will be up for review.

Airline Highway tire store will reopen

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) – On Saturday, July 23rd, an 18-wheeler driver had a seizure, and plowed through the Tire Kingdom near the intersection of Airline and Florida.

Tropical Wave Keeps Rain Chance High

Disorganized Tropical Wave, near Cuba, moving west at 20 mph is unlikely to develop. The Tropical Wave is expected to move into the Gulf over the next 48 hours less than 10% chance of development. 

Reptile rule at convention in Gonzales

Gonzales, La (FOX44) — Lovers of everything reptilian made their way to Gonzales.

Vehicle of missing teacher found

PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (NBC33) - — According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department Sylvaine Finck Lozada's yellow Nissan Xterra was found in Ascension Parish at the home of a family friend Sunday morning..