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Mayor Kip Holden running for reelection

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Mayor-president Kip Holden says he's not planning on going anywhere in the near future.

Sevenoaks Avenue Green Light Project complete

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Another project has been finished in a long list of plans for fixing up the city. Mayor-President Kip Holden hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Sevenoaks Avenue Multi-Purpose Pathway Wednesday morning.

BRPD Chief applications due

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Baton Rouge is one step closer to finding it's new police chief. The deadline to apply for that position 4:30pm Tuesday.

Juban Crossing Groundbreaking today

DENHAM SPRINGS (FOX44) - Livingston parish officials broke ground today on a project that's been five years in the making.

Jetson Youth Center is upgraded

BAKER, La (FOX44) - Troubled youth in Baker now have a better facility for treatment. The Jetson youth center has been revamped. Three years ago, the Jetson youth center was overcrowded with almost 200 young offenders.

Louisiana's Haunted History: Last Call in the Treme

NEW ORLEANS, La (FOX44) -- The team travels to The Five Continents Bed and Breakfast in New Orleans. Exploration reveals hauntings related to mafia activity during Prohibition.

A man on the run crashes into a house, then it catches fire

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - A suspect on the run from police hits a gas line and sets a house on fire. It happened at this house on Boyd street at about 10:00 last night.

Father Duhe' exonorated

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - A priest at St. Thomas More who was once accused of child molestation was exhonorated sunday.

Shooting at Mohican Prescott Crossover

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday night two men were killed. It happened around 8:30 last night. Baton Rouge Police Officers responded to shots fired in an apartment complex.

Give Kids a Smile Day

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - First and second graders were smiling about free dental checkups Friday.