CrimeTracker

A North Carolina Man tries to flee from police, injuring drivers

ROBERT, LA (FOX44) - Early Sunday morning, Louisiana State Troopers arrested a North Carolina man after he tried to run from police officers. Troopers say it all happened around 6:00 a.m.

Accused rapist arrested for 13-year old case

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A man accused of raping a woman while he pointed a weapon in her back 13 years ago in Baton Rouge has been arrested.

Convicted felons getting guns on the streets

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Convicted felons are not allowed to have guns, but East Baton Rouge District Attorney, Hillar Moore, says a lot of them find a way to get those weapons.

Second fatal pedestrian related accident in Livingston Parish this week

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA — Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a fatal crash last night involving a pedestrian. The crash occurred shortly before 7:00 p.m. on LA 16 north of LA 1030 in Livingston Parish.

Two students at Broadmoor Middle charged with brining gun to school

BATON ROUGE, LA — An officer with the School Drug Task Force responded this morning to a call concerning a gun brought to Broadmoor Middle School on Sharp Road at approximately 8:30 a.m.

Shotspotter cameras to stay in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The East Baton Rouge Metro Council voted in favor of renewing a contract to keep the shotspotter crime cameras up in the community. The 147 cameras zoom in on areas where gunshots have gone off.

Rainwater takes part in year-long program for first offense DWI offenders

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater will take part in a year-long program for DWI offenders instead of standing trial.

BRPD investigating shooting death of 4-year-old child

THIS IS A FOXX44 UPDATE - 26 year-old father Shawn Dean is facing charges in the death of his 4 year-old son. He is being charged with second degree cruelty to a juvenile and felon in possession of a firearm.

Non-profit hosts town hall to tackle teen violence

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — As violence continues in Baton Rouge, one group says it's time to take action.

Feud over money results in drive by shooting in Ponchatoula

PONCHATOULA, LA (FOX44) — A feud over stolen money resulted in gunfire early this morning in Ponchatoula. A 20-year old man was arrested and a teen juvenile were arrested on multiple charges.