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Domestic dispute turns dangerous

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Here in the Capitol City a domestic dispute turned more violent this morning, putting one woman in the hospital. Forty-six-year-old Girard Smith is behind bars tonight.

Cotton Bowl Coverage: Countdown to kick-off

DALLAS, TX (FOX44) -- The Cotton Bowl just a day away and LSU Tiger Fans already painting the town purple and gold. Matt Boudreaux catches up with excited fans as they check out the Les Miles Show in downtown Dallas.

Cotton Bowl Coverage: Matt catches up with Tiger Fans

Dallas, TX. (FOX44) Matt Boudreaux reports live from outside the Tigers' hotel in Downtown Dallas.

FOX 44 UPDATE: Scotlandville shooting suspect arrested

BATON ROUGE, La. (FOX44) Baton Rouge Police say Damion Gutter has been arrested for the murder of Jamar Washington. BRPD and the U.S. Marshals Task Force apprehended Gutter just before 3:00 PM Wednesday afternoon.

Krotz Springs police officers resign

KROTZ SPRINGS, La (FOX44) -- The newly-elected police chief in Krotz Springs is flying solo. That's after almost his entire department resigned over the weekend.

U.S. Justice Dept. clears BRPD officers of Post-Katrina allegations

BATON ROUGE, La. (FOX44) Some Baton Rouge Police Officers have been cleared from some pretty serious accusations.

Baton Rouge best for 2011 jobs

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- If you're looking for a job, you just might be in the right place. A national survey named Baton Rouge the number one place in the country to find a job in 2011.

New Baker superintendent shares plans for future

BAKER, La (FOX44) -- Just weeks after taking office, Baker's interim superintendent is making plans for the school system. At the annual school district meeting, Dr. Ron Jackson spoke about the goals he has for Baker schools.

New local business offers different way to shed pounds

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- If one of your resolutions this year is to lose some pounds, one local gym says there's a new way to do it. BRfit is the newest business in a wave of fitness changes happening all over the country.

EVP Session: The Gazebo

ST FRANCISVILLE, LA (FOX44) - Maria and Ken Allaire from Everyday Paranormal of Louisiana accompanied Beau and Meghan to The Myrtles to assist with the investigation.