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Livingston Parish Chief Criminal Deputy Jason Ard will run for Sheriff

WATSON, La (FOX44) - Livingston Parish Chief Criminal Deputy Jason Ard announced saturday his plans to run for sheriff.

One woman dies in a fatal house fire

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - An early morning fire at Newport Villa apartments left one woman dead. The fire started around seven thirty sunday morning.

An apartment fire burns half an apartment complex

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A fire claimed half an apartment complex Saturday evening. It happened around 6:00 p.m. BRFD investigators say the fire started in the bedroom of the second apartment on the second floor.

Space heater leads to house fire

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - January 16, 2011 - An unattended space heater caught a house on fire late Saturday night. The fire started in the rear bedroom, and burned several other rooms before it was put out.

Homeowner warns burglar, then shoots him

PRARIEVILLE, La (FOX44) - January 15, 2011 - Early Saturday morning a burglar was shot on Stewart road in Prarieville. It happened around 2:00 a.m.

Reenactments teach history

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - January 15, 2011 - At the old state capitol Saturday, the capitol city got a taste of its own history. It was a reenactment of the surrender of the Baton Rouge Garrison.

Inmate steals truck

LAFAYETTE, La (FOX44) - January 15, 2011 - A former member of "Da Entourage" is on the run after leaving a work crew in Lafayette.

Louisiana's Haunted History: Eclipse of the Spanish Moon

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) FOX44 and CW21 investigate one of Baton Rouge’s oldest buildings: The Spanish Moon.

Family grieves shooting victim's death

PORT ALLEN, La (NBC33) -- An undercover drug buy gone sour in West Baton Rouge leaves a narcotics agent under investigation and an 18-year-old man dead. Now his grieving family wants answers.

Halfway house critical to Edwards success after prison

BATON ROUGE, La (Fox 44 Baton Rouge) -- Former Governor Edwin Edwards will have to go to a halfway house three times a week as part of his sentence. Experts say a halfway house is critical to his transition back into society.