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5TH Annual Rib-Off

PRARIEVILLE, La (FOX44) - This Superbowl Sunday there was food to eat, and football to watch, some just took it more seriously than others.

Shooting on McClelland

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A man was found dead in his truck on Mcclelland Dr. last night. It happened around 8:00 last night. Baton Rouge Police responded to gunshots in the area.

Daily deal website helps boost local sales

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- There's a new way to save, and it's happening all over the world. It's a website that offers a new digital deal every single day. Many small local business are jumping on board.

Daily deal website helps boost local sales

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- There's a new way to save, and it's happening all over the world. It's a website that offers a new digital deal every single day. Many small local business are jumping on board.

Change of Command at 1190th Transp. Brigade

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - There was a change of command at the US Marine Corps Reserve Center today.

LSU Vet School Open House

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The LSU Vet school held an open house today. Lots of people came to lsu with dogs, pigs, and even tigers to experience all the facets of the vet school.

Early morning fire started by fireplace ashes

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Early this Saturday morning, a house burned leaving six people homeless. It happened around 3:00 a.m. St. George firefighters arrived to flames running up the outside wall, into the attic.

Population up in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) -- The report is out, and Baton Rouge numbers are way up. According to the 2010 Census, the suburbs of Baton Rouge were some of the fastest growing parishes over the last decade.

Homeless shelters packed

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Sylvester Carlos remembers days like todays. He used to be homeless. "I'd find myself a piece of cardboard, and then wrap myself up, and wrap real good."

Track star signs with Texas A&M

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Track star Kamaria Brown overcame a controversial lawsuit with her old school and ended up with a full athletic scholarship.