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Southern Jags look to Homecoming against Alcorn State

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Southern players who were suspended in a fight during a football game at Arkansas Pine Bluff will now get a chance to play in this weekend's Homecoming game against Alcorn State.

Southern University has Traffic Safety Day

BATON ROUGE, LA(FOX44) — Southern University proclaims Tuesday Ovtober 25 Traffic Safety Day. The ceremony included a demonstration of what happens when drivers get into an accident and aren't wearing their seatbelts.

Family mourns loss of Darius Robinson

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — "It's hard losing a son and I don't know how I'm going to through this, but I'm going to miss my son, going to miss Darius." says Carol Robinson.

Neighbor says mother didn't neglect her children

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Wille Brown Jr. has lived on Erie Street for more than 25 years. He has seen a lot in his lifetime, but what happened Sunday on his street was a first for him.

Livingston Parish to have a run-off race for parish president

LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (FOX44) — The top two contenders for Livingston Parish President will have to square off for a second time next month.

Officer shoots suspect after being run over

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A man is shot dead by a Lafayette Police Officer after the officer is backed over by the suspect's car. It happened on the Evangeline Thruway near Castill Friday night, around 11:20 p.m.

Sunday in the park

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Flowtribe took the stage for week two of Sunday in the park this weekend.

International Heritage Festival 2011

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The International Heritage Festival kicked off today at the Baton Rouge River Center highlighting the culture and customs from countries all across the globe.

Alcorn and Southern University say goodbye to Zeus

Baton Rouge, La (FOX44) - Saturday athletes, coaches, and friends from two universities from Louisiana to Mississippi said goodbye to a man that was so important to them, he was known as "Zeus".

Election Day 2011 in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - It's Election Day, and people all over the capitol city have been racing out to the polls to make their voice heard.