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Winter Weather Preps

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - January 9, 2011 - Sunday was the beginning a winter storm warning, and everyone is getting ready for the harsh weather.

A car crash turned murder

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - January 7, 2011 - Baton Rouge Police responded to a crash on Andover street Friday nght, that turned out to be a murder.

Shooting on North 23rd Street

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - January 8, 2011 -  A fight between two men got one shot along with a teenage girl caught in the cross fire. It happened at this house on the corner of cherry street and north 23rd.

Cotton Bowl Coverage: Matt wraps up purple and gold win!

DALLAS, TX (FOX44) TIGERS WIN!!! Matt Boudreaux with a final live wrap from this year's Cotton Bowl.

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.