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Juban Crossing Groundbreaking today

DENHAM SPRINGS (FOX44) - Livingston parish officials broke ground today on a project that's been five years in the making.

Jetson Youth Center is upgraded

BAKER, La (FOX44) - Troubled youth in Baker now have a better facility for treatment. The Jetson youth center has been revamped. Three years ago, the Jetson youth center was overcrowded with almost 200 young offenders.

Louisiana's Haunted History: Last Call in the Treme

NEW ORLEANS, La (FOX44) -- The team travels to The Five Continents Bed and Breakfast in New Orleans. Exploration reveals hauntings related to mafia activity during Prohibition.

A man on the run crashes into a house, then it catches fire

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - A suspect on the run from police hits a gas line and sets a house on fire. It happened at this house on Boyd street at about 10:00 last night.

Father Duhe' exonorated

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - A priest at St. Thomas More who was once accused of child molestation was exhonorated sunday.

Shooting at Mohican Prescott Crossover

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday night two men were killed. It happened around 8:30 last night. Baton Rouge Police Officers responded to shots fired in an apartment complex.

Give Kids a Smile Day

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - First and second graders were smiling about free dental checkups Friday.

Local author gives lessons in love writing

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - At Barnes and Nobles today, folks got a lesson in love from a local author.

Change of Heart Expo

PONCHATOULA, La (FOX44) - With Valentine's Day just around the corner, folks at North Oaks Hospital in Ponchatoula were checking hearts.

Young entrepreneur expands family business

MORSE, La (FOX44) -- If you're in the mood for some cajun cuisine, a local start-up can satisfy that craving. One local man combines his family traditions with Louisiana crawfishing to start his own company.