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Searching for a new Chief

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Over 50 people have expressed an interest in being Baton Rouge's next top cop.

Louisiana's Haunted History: Shadows of the Oak Alley

Vacherie, La (FOX44) - The team investigates Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, LA. The ghost of a weeping widow is one of many spirits across 150 years of history believed to haunt the grounds.

Mardi Gras was good for Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Despite all of the bad weather, the Mardi Gras weekend was a raging success for the downtown Baton Rouge area.

Baton Rouge residents feeling pain at the pump

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) If you're hoping that spike in gas prices will turn around soon, get ready for some bad news. The pinch at the pump has just begun.

Severe weather causes house damage in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, La (FOX44) - A house was severly damaged after severe weather went through the town of Livingston on March 5. A tornado ripped half of the roof completely off a house, leaving it in their front yard.

Reckless driving turns into a man dead

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A reckless driving incident at Club Insomnia that involved a police officer led to a shooting on March 6.

A Baker fugitive is on the run

BAKER (FOX 44) - Baker Police needs your help to locate a fugitive. Jordon Jevan Ivery, 20, is wanted for two counts of Simple Burglary of a home. Baker Police believe that Ivery is on the run.

Krewe of Poseidon rolls with brpd's go-ahead

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - The torrential rain didn't keep the Krewe of Poseidon from rolling in the capital city. After a near scare from the weather, Baton Rouge Police informed the krewe that conditions were right for parading.

Floods caused by sudden showers

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The Capitol City was drenched by severe weather as locals celebrated Mardi Gras on March 5.

Bad weather can't stop Spanishtown parade

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The Spanishtown parade rolled through downtown Baton Rouge on March 5, even with the weather not being so cooperative.