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Community Leaders Honor Louisiana's Greatest Heroes

Community leaders came together today to honor Louisiana's greatest heroes, the men and women of the armed forces. People young and old attended a ceremony at the Old Capital Building to recognize the people who keep our country safe. Six men w

Amite Artist Hopes To Save Local Cemetery

An Amite man hopes to restore the largest African-American burial site in Baton Rouge, all with a few strokes of his paintbrush. Dwayne Conrad plans to capture the current state of run-down Sweet Olive Cemetery on his canvas.

FOX44 Consumer Alert: Credit CARD Act of 2009

Credit Cards have become a part of every day life. The big banks have been known to hike interest rates and tack on fees, sometimes without you even knowing it. Now, the Credit CARD Act of 2009 is supposed to fix some of those issues.

Residents Share Opinions About Bond Proposal

Residents share mixed feelings about the 900 million bond proposal. Officials say the bond proposal would help build a new parish prison, infrastructure projects, stations for the police and sherriff's office.

Exclusive First Look at Tonight's All New GLEE

The Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood were the place to be for some lucky Facebook and Twitter "GLEE" fans as they won the opportunity to see some of the stars of the hit series and check out an exclusive advance screening of tonight's (November 11th) Em

DISNEY LIVE! ROCKIN' ROAD SHOW

FOX 44, RTV 19, and THIS TV 33.2 invites you to DISNEY LIVE at the Baton Rouge River Center, December 10th and 11th!

BR Zoo Announces Contest to Name Baby Rhino

BATON ROUGE, La.— On September 28, the Zoo welcomed the first black rhino baby in the Zoo’s 39-year history. Now, we invite you to name her! The rhino naming contest begins today, November 9, and entries must be received by 5 p.m.

Mayor: City of Slidell Fares Well

As of 8:00 am this morning, Mayor Ben Morris reported that the effects of Tropical Storm Ida were minimal and the City of Slidell fared well. Some power failures occurred last night but were quickly restored.

Livingston Parish Residents Prepare for Possible Flooding

Tyler Gamble Reports from southern Livingston Parish.