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Baton Rouge Rugby remembers a fallen soldier

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Today the Baton Rouge and New Orleans rugby clubs remembered a friend and a fallen soldier.

Murder on GSRI

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Today someone started a fire on GSRI to cover up a killing. It happened around 3:30 Saturday afternoon.

Shooting on Peerless Street

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Friday night a man was shot on Peerless street. It happened around 10:00pm. Baton Rouge Police officers said when they got to the house, they found a 22-year-old man shot in the back.

Family continues search for St. Amant man

ST. AMANT, La (FOX44) -- Three years after a St. Amant man went missing, his family is still searching for answers. They're calling on people in the community to step forward if they know something about his disappearance.

Design program preps students for fashion industry

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Students are creating cutting edge couture in the classroom. Some local college students are well on the way to making a name for themselves in the fashion industry.

Post-production companies provide jobs for local talent

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- More and more post-production companies are setting up shop in the Bayou State, and relying on local talent to keep all the work right here in Louisiana.

Mayor Kip Holden running for reelection

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Mayor-president Kip Holden says he's not planning on going anywhere in the near future.

Sevenoaks Avenue Green Light Project complete

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Another project has been finished in a long list of plans for fixing up the city. Mayor-President Kip Holden hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Sevenoaks Avenue Multi-Purpose Pathway Wednesday morning.

BRPD Chief applications due

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Baton Rouge is one step closer to finding it's new police chief. The deadline to apply for that position 4:30pm Tuesday.

Juban Crossing Groundbreaking today

DENHAM SPRINGS (FOX44) - Livingston parish officials broke ground today on a project that's been five years in the making.