School bus driver locked up for Aggravated Rape of a mentally handicapped teen

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — An East Baton Rouge Parish school bus driver is locked up on Aggravated Rape charges.

Man shot in arm during block party in New Iberia

NEW IBERIA, LA (FOX44) — A 19-year-old man was shot in the arm during a block party that happened over the weekend in New Iberia.

Guard arrested for smuggling drugs into correctional facility

VERNON PARISH, LA — The Vernon Parish Narcotics Task Force initiated an investigation in connection with illegal Narcotics being smuggled into the Vernon Correctional Facility. The investigation led to the arrests of three persons.

Former La priest arrested for more than 50 counts of sexual battery on juveniles

CALCASIEU PARISH, LA — The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney’s Office have been working together to investigate accusations that a former priest had inappropriate sexual contact with

Two Baton Rouge juvenile inmates escape custody, captured Sunday

AVONDALE, LA (FOX44) -- Two juvenile inmates escaped from Bridge City Center for Youths on Saturday, March 24. The two are cousins from the Baton Rouge area and are currently back in custody.

One man killed another in self defense on Balis Drive

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Late Saturday Night, Baton Rouge Police say they responded to a shooting on Balis drive. Baton Rouge Police officers said it happened around 8:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of Balis drive.

Two armed robbers hit up fast food restaurant on Government Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating an armed robbery that happened earlier this afternoon, Friday, March 23.

Father charged in death of child, critically injuring another

SHREVEPORT, LA — A Shreveport man has been arrested in connection with the death one of his children from five years ago and injuries to his 3-month old son this week.

Man accused of trying to run over State Trooper caught

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- State Police say the arrested Jakarta Jones, 35, for an early morning Trooper-involved shooting which occurred during a vehicle pursuit in the Valley Park area of Baton Rouge.

Fight posted on Facebook leads two middle school students to be arrested

BERWICK, LA — Two middle school students were arrested for fighting and posting it on Facebook on March 20.