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Two men arrested for car break-ins

ASCENTION PARISH (FOX44) - Two men are locked up on charges they stole a list of things from unlocked cars throughout the Parish.

Home Health Care more cost effective

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - U.S. Congressman Bill Cassidy joined health care providers and caregivers at the Old Governor's Mansion today to discuss home health care.

Edwin Edwards to possibly star in reality show

A former Governor of Louisiana may have his own reality TV show soon.

Edwin Edwards could become a reality show star

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - A former governor of Louisiana may have his own reality TV show soon. Edwin Edwards announced on Facebook Sunday that he could possibly be a star of an upcoming reality TV show.

Nuisance hunter keeps alligators in check

Most of the time, they stick to the swamps, but every once in awhile, alligators show up in places they shouldn't be. Then, it's up to nuisance hunters to get rid of them.

Fire department and EMS in Baton Rouge gets a new home

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge Fire Department has a new tool to replace one of its oldest. It's a new fire house on Florida Boulevard. On June 27th was the ribbon cutting ceremony for the station.

Suspect pleads guilty to second-degree murder

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The man accused in the murder of two LSU grad students has pleaded guilty to two charges against him.

Dangerous Heat Today & Tomorrow

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines Heat Stroke as: Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related illness.

Arson Fire on Valley Drive

Saturday Baton Rouge Firefighters battled the blaze of a vacant house. They say it happened around two fifteen that morning.

Pride Fest 2011

Baton Rouge, La (FOX44) - Baton Rouge residents gathered at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino Saturday for Pride Fest 2011. This is the fifth year that Pride Fest has come to the Belle.