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Southern students react to deaths

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Southern University students are mourning the loss of two students today. Now, they're speaking out about crime in the area.

Central might contest 2010 Census count

CENTRAL, La (FOX44) -- Central officials say the 2010 Census numbers aren't where they should be in their city, and some wonder if maybe the count was inaccurate.

Vineyard Street Shooting

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Friday night, a man was returning home and was gunned down in his driveway. Sheriff's Deputies say it happened around eight thirty. Rosevelt Williams, 24, was returning home.

Random shooting on Perkins Road

THIS IS AN FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: The East Baton Rouge Violent Crimes Unit have charged Dalvin D. Mullens, 18, with three counts of Attempted First Degree Murder.

Anyone can learn CPR

CENTRAL, La (FOX44) - Over sixty people learned life saving techniques Saturday. Members young and old came out to get certified in CPR techniques.

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.