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Livingston Parish Sheriff will retire

Livingston, LA (Fox 44 News Baton Rouge) --  Livingston Parish Sheriff Willie Graves has announced plans to retire. Graves tells Fox44 News he won't seek reelection for the position.

Local advocacy group to raise money for CATS

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- A new local group wants to find another way to help fund mass transportation. That's after the CATS budget came up short this year, leaving many Baton Rouge residents worried about how they'll get around.

Miles will stay in purple and gold

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) – It's official. Les Miles will remain the coach at LSU. Miles told LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva the news Tuesday, Jan.

Happy 100th Marie Jenny Bockert!

CENTRAL, La (FOX44) Marie Jenny Bockert is 100 years young! Bockert was born January 11, 1911. This weekend it was one big party for the birthday lady with all her friends and family there!

Baton Rouge residents concerned over violent weekend

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) -- It was a busy weekend for Baton Rouge police. Three people were shot in two separate shootings. Now, some people that call Baton Rouge home say they're concerned for their safety.

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.