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LSU fans react to star qb's possible involvement in brawl

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It was a suprise, especially before football season, " says Nathaniel Casher.

Food shortage dire in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — "This is probably one of the worst times that we've seen since Hurricane Katrina," says Renee Kraft. She is the Executive Director of Hope Ministries here in Baton Rouge.

CATS has enough money...for now

Baton Rouge, La (FOX44) — The East Baton Rouge Mortgage Finance Authority has finally approved a $500,000 grant for CATS.

CATS gets a grant to keep moving

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The bus system in the Capitol City has enough money to keep running, for now The East Baton Rouge Mortgage Finance Authority has finally approved a half a million dollar grant for CATS.

Lack of air conditioning could result in longer school year

BAKER, La (FOX44) - Students at Baker High School could have a longer school year. They've been missing class, because the school doesn't have air conditioning, and they'll have to make up that time, later.

Mark Milligan announces candidacy for EBR Sheriff

A Zachary man wants to be the new Sheriff in EBR parish. Mark Milligan announcing he's running against Sid Gautreaux.

LSU move in day

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Ambria Washington is a transfer student from Texas Christian University.

Southern University students angry at long lines

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Students are angry after waiting in line early this morning to straighten out their financial aid.

Edwin Edwards fans taking to Facebook

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - Fans of Edwin Edwards are taking to Facebook to ask the President a favor. The page is called “Ask Obama to pardon Edwin Edwards”.

Memorial for St. Martinville K-9

SAINT MARTINVILLE, La (FOX44) - Now just two weeks ago, during another man hunt, a Saint Martinville Sheriff's K-9 was killed by the heat.