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LSU gets plugged; electric car chargers on campus

On Wednesday, July 6, LSU and Entergy officials will unveil the state’s first major foray into the electric vehicle market with electric vehicle car chargers being installed at LSU.

4th of July celebration helps U.S. Veterans' Memorial

The USS KIDD Veterans’ Memorial and Museum hosts their annual Star Spangled Celebration Monday in downtown Baton Rouge.

Red stick residents gear up for the fourth

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Happy Independence Day, that's what everyone around town said Sunday because they're either working, or trying to have a safe and fun holiday.

2011 Baton Rouge Beer Fest

This was the inaugural Baton Rouge Beer Fest. This was organized by Abita Brewery and the Dreams Come True Foundation.

Man dies of unknown causes on Robin Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Early this morning, a man died of unknown causes in the middle of Robin street. Baton Rouge Police officers got a call about a man down on Robin street about 5:00 a.m. this morning.

New details about T.J. Ribs victim

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — When 50-year old Raymond Levie died last Friday, he was under investigaton by the Baton Rouge Police Department. They still don't know why he had eight bottles of prescription pills inside of his house.

A man is hospitalized after shooting at traffic light

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A 25 year old was hospitalized on July 1st. That's after Baton Rouge police say he was shot while waiting at a traffic light. It happened around two on the 4600 block of Gus Young.

Non-Profit Organization seeks to help Homeless and Released Prisoners

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A new Non-Profit Organization is looking to help the homeless in the capitol city go from curbside to country club.

Students in Sorrento protest over cuts

SORRENTO, La (FOX44) - Students at River Parish Community College in Sorrento gathered on July 1st to show their support for a program, cut due to lack of funding.

Gas prices may keep people home this holiday weekend

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - As you head out the door this holiday weekend, bad news when it comes to the gas pump. Gas buddy.com is reporting the average price for gas in Louisiana is three dollars thirty nine cents a gallon.