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Attention Tickfaw residents

TICKFAW, La (FOX44) – On June 29th water pressure in the village will be very low, because crews will be working to repair the area's water well. This will take place from 8am – 4pm.

Two colleges in Louisiana trying to develop programs for graduate students

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - LSU and Centenary College announced, they're looking into "learning bridge" programs for graduate students. They've set up a working group to figure out how the partnership would work.

Owner of local business shot

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A man in critical condition after being shot in the parking lot outside of his business. It happened around 8pm on June 27th in the 26 hundred block of North 38th Street.

Two Accused of Animal Cruelty turned themselves into EBR Sheriffs

Baton Rouge, La (FOX44) - Tuesday morning, two women dropped off several dogs at Park Forest Animal Hospital two months ago turned themselves in.

Port Allen mayor admits to taking bribes

PORT ALLEN, La (FOX44) - Mayor Derek Lewis admits he took bribes from undercover FBI agents and stepped down on June 28th.

Police auction a huge success

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The sale of more than 200 seized and abandoned bicycles, lawnmowers and four-wheelers raised almost $16,000 on Saturday.

Shooting in Darrow leaves teenager dead

DARROW, La (FOX44) — Teenager Darren Smylie, Jr. of Darrow is dead after being shot once while inside his house on Venus Avenue. Smylie's father found his son in their home around five p.m Monday.

Three teens in trouble for school vandalism

ASSUMPTION PARISH (FOX44) - Deputies say three teens broke into Pierre Part primary and middle schools and caused lots of damage.

Two men arrested for car break-ins

ASCENTION PARISH (FOX44) - Two men are locked up on charges they stole a list of things from unlocked cars throughout the Parish.

Home Health Care more cost effective

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - U.S. Congressman Bill Cassidy joined health care providers and caregivers at the Old Governor's Mansion today to discuss home health care.