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Football Combine helps high school athletes

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Just Maximizing Potential is an organization devoted to helping high school athletes get their stats out to colleges, because they say a lot of players fall through the cracks when it comes to scouts.

Pedestrian Struck at Car Wash

Sunday a man was hit at a car wash on Perkins road. Baton Rouge Police said it happened around 11:30 Sunday morning.

Louisiana State Police identify hit and run suspect

Denham Springs, La (FOX44) - Sunday police identified a suspect involved in Friday's hit and run incident in Denham Springs.

Devery Henderson has a blast at celebrity softball game

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44)  Current New Orleans Saint and former LSU Tiger standout Devery Henderson had a blast at the Celebrity/Srta Celebrity Softball game on Friday night smcking two home runs.

Emily Turner talks about celebrity softball game

BATON ROUGE,  La (FOX44- FOX 44 anchor Emily Turner went one for three at the Celebrity/Sorta Celebrity softball game on Friday, but she says the game was about much more than hitting home runs.

Shooting at a BREC park leaves employee critically wounded

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A BREC employee is in critical condition after a shooting on the afternoon of July 8th. It happened on the 18 hundred block of North Ardenwood around four in afternoon.

Tow truck crossing a railroad causes accident

CHOCTAW, La (FOX44) - A tow truck shut down a train this morning. Shortly after 9am on July 8th, a tow truck attempted to beat a train at the crossing on Airline Highway near Choctaw.

Local Teen beats Cancer, raises $100,000

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - An 18 year old Prairieville man fighting cancer for years is giving back by raising money for Cancer charities. Trevor Vampran has been fighting cancer since he was 14.

Man fights to save the Atchafalaya Basin

ATCHAFALAYA BASIN (FOX44) -- A Louisiana man is fighting to save the Atchafalaya Basin. That’s after, he says, years of pollution and development have devastated most of that area.

Authorities closer to solving Lake Martin stabbing

ST. MARTIN PARISH (FOX44) - Detectives are closer to solving the mystery behind how a man ended up stabbed to death in Lake Martin. U.S. Marshals say they captured Patrick Paul George in Georgia late last night.