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Honeywell plant to expand

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The Honeywell Plant in Baton Rouge is getting a $33 million upgrade. Governor Jindal made the announcement at the State Capital Wednesday, July 6.

Traffic fatalities over the Fourth of July weekend were due to not buckling up

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - Not buckling up played a role in deaths on Louisiana roads. over the weekend

Animal rescue group stepping up

HAMMOND, La (FOX44) -- Earlier this year, the Tangi Humane Society was running out of room.

Edwin Edwards to be released

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) – On July 6th Louisiana's former governor Edwin Edwards will be a free man. His 6 month house arrest will be over. Edwards was sent to a half way house in Baton Rouge 6 months ago.

Update on animal cruelty in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, La (FOX44) - Several weeks ago, Tangi Humane Society made a big rescue in Livingston Parish. You may recall they found three dogs severely malnourished in a Springfield home.

A new facility will help in Tangipahoa and Livingston Parish

HAMMOND, La (FOX44) - An animal rescue organization is stepping up to help pets with no place to go.

State Rep. Mack "Bodi" White to run for state senate

State Representative Mack "Bodi" White announced today he's seeking a state senate seat in this year's upcoming election.

Morning motorcycle accident sends man to the hospital

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A motorcycle accident on the morning of July 5th sent one person to the hospital. It happened just before 10:30am at the intersection of Adams and North 30th.

Violence in Baton Rouge raises safety concerns

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A shooting has left some in already dangerous parts of the city more shaken up. Many people we spoke with say the violence has been out of control for years.

Commuters to New Orleans from Baton Rouge will be able to use LA Swift for another year

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) – LA Swift gets a new contract, and more money. That means you can catch a ride on the commuter bus service for another year.