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A new baby for a new year

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - January 1, 2011 - As of 12:05 this morning, the first baby of 2011.

Overturned tractor trailer slows holiday traffic

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Holiday traffic was at a standstill on Interstate 12, the result of an overturned tractor trailer. Clean-up took nearly all day.

Shelters do all they can for homeless

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - December 28, 2010 - That fire in New Orleans is a sad reminder the homeless can resort to dangerous methods to stay warm.

Cops crack down on new year's firearms

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - December 28, 2010 - New year's eve is just around the corner, and the Baton Rouge Police Department is gearing up to take down gun violators.

Thieves steal copper in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, La (FOX44) - December 27, 2010 - Copper thefts are on the rise and Maurepas high school was the latest stripped of its metal.

Red Cross to educate on staying safe and warm

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44)- December 27, 2010 - The American Red Cross is trying to keep people warm this holday season, especially young children, and the elderly.

Fireworks can be fun and safe

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - December 27, 2010 - With the new year just around the corner, lots of folks will be celebrating with fireworks.

Baton Rouge sisters celebrate 10 year kidney transplant

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) -- Two Baton Rouge sisters celebrate ten years of good health, a reminder of the sacrifice one made for the other to save her life.

Blowout causes livestock trailer to overturn

GROSSE TETE, La (WGMB) - December 26, 2010 - On I-10 close to Grosse Tete, a blowout caused a livestock trailer to overturn. It happened around three o'clock this afternoon.

Holiday shoppers hunt for great deals

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - December 26, 2010 - Holiday shoppers braved the cold and the lines to find some great deals at the Mall of Louisiana today.