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Post-production companies provide jobs for local talent

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- More and more post-production companies are setting up shop in the Bayou State, and relying on local talent to keep all the work right here in Louisiana.

Mayor Kip Holden running for reelection

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Mayor-president Kip Holden says he's not planning on going anywhere in the near future.

Sevenoaks Avenue Green Light Project complete

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Another project has been finished in a long list of plans for fixing up the city. Mayor-President Kip Holden hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Sevenoaks Avenue Multi-Purpose Pathway Wednesday morning.

BRPD Chief applications due

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Baton Rouge is one step closer to finding it's new police chief. The deadline to apply for that position 4:30pm Tuesday.

Juban Crossing Groundbreaking today

DENHAM SPRINGS (FOX44) - Livingston parish officials broke ground today on a project that's been five years in the making.

Jetson Youth Center is upgraded

BAKER, La (FOX44) - Troubled youth in Baker now have a better facility for treatment. The Jetson youth center has been revamped. Three years ago, the Jetson youth center was overcrowded with almost 200 young offenders.

Louisiana's Haunted History: Last Call in the Treme

NEW ORLEANS, La (FOX44) -- The team travels to The Five Continents Bed and Breakfast in New Orleans. Exploration reveals hauntings related to mafia activity during Prohibition.

A man on the run crashes into a house, then it catches fire

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - A suspect on the run from police hits a gas line and sets a house on fire. It happened at this house on Boyd street at about 10:00 last night.

Father Duhe' exonorated

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - A priest at St. Thomas More who was once accused of child molestation was exhonorated sunday.

Shooting at Mohican Prescott Crossover

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday night two men were killed. It happened around 8:30 last night. Baton Rouge Police Officers responded to shots fired in an apartment complex.