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July 4th Trial Could be Mistrial

Its day two in the trial of a man accused of opening fire after a 2007 July 4th celebration.

Major Pot Bust

A major pot bust in Baton Rouge

Gibbs Awesome in Athens

The LSU Fighting Tigers went into Georgia's house and took two of three games from the nation's top-ranked ball club.

People Staying Fit

Shrinking sales have most industries in a rut, but when it comes to the weight loss market local gyms and supplement stores say business is booming.

4th of July Shooting Trial

One of the men accused of firing shots two years ago at a July 4th celebration on the levee was in court today. The word “intent” is what’s going to determine the outcome of this case.

National Guard Hurricane Preps

Members of the National Guard and state agencies say they’re ready for the upcoming hurricane season. Our David D’Aquin is tracking this story.

Healthcare Cuts

The Medicare and Medicaid programs are facing millions of dollars of cuts in federal funding. The deep federal cuts could soon limit medical care for some. Our Lauren Unger found out about the cuts. 26% of people in Louisiana use Medicaid.

Southern President Files Federal Suit

Just one day after the Southern University Board of Regents agreed to let university president Ralph Slaughter work out the rest of his contract, Slaughter has filed a federal lawsuit against board members.

Cyclists Cry Out for New Laws

The tragic death of a local doctor could lead to new laws to protect cyclists. Colin Goodier was a local physician and avid cyclist. Last June he was killed in a tragic accident on River Road.

Tips from the Tee Box on FOX: Beating the Storm

With the storm approaching Thursday, PGA teaching professional Ryan McGwyer and sports director Chris Mycoskie were the only two people left on the course at Santa Maria Golf Academy.