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Elderly Couple thought to have been beaten by their son

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge Police Department tells FOX44 News, an elderly couple, both in their 60s, were beaten so badly this morning, they had to be taken to the hospital.

Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies bring wanted man to justice

After a long manhunt, Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies have a suspected rapist in custody tonight.

Football Combine helps high school athletes

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Just Maximizing Potential is an organization devoted to helping high school athletes get their stats out to colleges, because they say a lot of players fall through the cracks when it comes to scouts.

Pedestrian Struck at Car Wash

Sunday a man was hit at a car wash on Perkins road. Baton Rouge Police said it happened around 11:30 Sunday morning.

Louisiana State Police identify hit and run suspect

Denham Springs, La (FOX44) - Sunday police identified a suspect involved in Friday's hit and run incident in Denham Springs.

Devery Henderson has a blast at celebrity softball game

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44)  Current New Orleans Saint and former LSU Tiger standout Devery Henderson had a blast at the Celebrity/Srta Celebrity Softball game on Friday night smcking two home runs.

Emily Turner talks about celebrity softball game

BATON ROUGE,  La (FOX44- FOX 44 anchor Emily Turner went one for three at the Celebrity/Sorta Celebrity softball game on Friday, but she says the game was about much more than hitting home runs.

Shooting at a BREC park leaves employee critically wounded

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A BREC employee is in critical condition after a shooting on the afternoon of July 8th. It happened on the 18 hundred block of North Ardenwood around four in afternoon.

Tow truck crossing a railroad causes accident

CHOCTAW, La (FOX44) - A tow truck shut down a train this morning. Shortly after 9am on July 8th, a tow truck attempted to beat a train at the crossing on Airline Highway near Choctaw.

Local Teen beats Cancer, raises $100,000

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - An 18 year old Prairieville man fighting cancer for years is giving back by raising money for Cancer charities. Trevor Vampran has been fighting cancer since he was 14.