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Krewe of Poseidon rolls with brpd's go-ahead

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - The torrential rain didn't keep the Krewe of Poseidon from rolling in the capital city. After a near scare from the weather, Baton Rouge Police informed the krewe that conditions were right for parading.

Floods caused by sudden showers

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The Capitol City was drenched by severe weather as locals celebrated Mardi Gras on March 5.

Bad weather can't stop Spanishtown parade

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The Spanishtown parade rolled through downtown Baton Rouge on March 5, even with the weather not being so cooperative.

Local towing company responds to complaints

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- After a Facebook page was created to give students a place to complain about a local towing company, the business is speaking out. Riverside Towing representatives say they run their business by the book.

Residents frustrated with local towing company

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A local towing company is under fire from a group of frustrated residents living in the LSU area. Some say it's time their business practices get a little better.

Governor Jindal responds to New York Times article

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Governor Bobby Jindal responded to allegations surrounding his wife's charity.

State invests millions in emergency coastal restoration funds

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Governor Bobby Jindal says the state can't wait on BP any longer. He announced, Tuesday, that emergency funding is on the way to help Louisiana's coastline recover from the Crisis on the Coast.

Family wants justice for hit and run death

GONZALES, La (FOX44) -- A Gonzales family wants justice for the death of a 22-year-old woman killed in a hit and run accident back in December. They were in court this morning to make sure they get it.

Tonight Southern remembered Sheena Barnett and Ferdinand Dorsey

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Tonight the at the Wesley Foundation on Southern's campus, students and faculty remembered Sheena Barnett, and Ferdinand Dorsey. It was a somber tone at the church tonight.

A racing car causes a big explosion

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Early Sunday morning, a racing car came to a deadly stop at a Florida street gas station. Baton Rouge Police say a man was racing down Florida street going west bound.