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Pitbull bites reporter

FOX 44 news reporter Emily Turner was rushed to the emergency room Friday afternoon after a pitbull bit her in the wrist. Turner was following up on a Thursday night story involving a police officer who was forced to shoot and kill a pitbull after

Westboro Church skips protest

Protestors from the Westboro Baptist Church were no shows tonight at the opening of "The Laramie Project" at Dutchtown High School. Hundreds of counter protestors showed up. School officials say the attention helped fill seats at the play. T

Flagman victim of extreme road rage

A member of a construction crew is fighting for his life after being punched in the face and left for dead on the side of the road. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says it all happened Tuesday morning on Brown Road in Denham Springs Inv

CONVERGYS is Adding 200 Full-Time Jobs in Baton Rouge.

Convergys is adding two-hundred full-time jobs in Baton Rouge. Convergys operates a customer service call-center on Florida Boulevard in Baton Rouge.

Sprite Refreshes Local School through Nationwide Sweepstakes

SPRITE REFRESHES LOCAL SCHOOLS THROUGH NEW NATIONWIDE SWEEPSTAKES Rewards Program Gives Community Members the Chance to Help Schools Win $25,000 Playground Makeover and Earn Points Toward Supplies ATLANTA, March 18, 2010 – You’ve heard of a h

Art in April with Champagne

Downtown Hammond, La — On Friday, April 16 from 5 pm to 10 pm, downtown Hammond will be bursting with art exhibits and bubbly libations.


The United States has big problems with broadband access, speed and cost, but the Federal Communications Commission's solutions may be too weak to have any lasting impact.

East Feliciana school board approves consolidation

The East Feliciana Parish school board plans to combat a projected $2 million dollar shortfall in next year's budget by consolidating the area's two middle and high schools.

Wilson recall election is on

The recall election for the mayor of Wilson will go on as scheduled for now. Current Mayor Joshua Thomas was in court Tuesday hoping a judge would throw out a petition voters put together to schedule a recall election.

Citizens speak out: expected ELMHS cuts

A state capital meeting room was packed for a House Appopriations Committee meeting Tuesday.