CrimeTracker

Man who drove getaway car in ‘good Samaritan’ shooting pleaded guilty

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A man accused of shooting a “good Samaritan” trying to help a pregnant woman being robbed at gunpoint pleaded guilty today, Monday, April 9.

'Angola Five' defense attorneys want a new trial

LOUISIANA (FOX44) — Defense lawyers say they want a new trial in the Angola Five trial. The request comes after lawyers said the prosecution was holding back evidence.

Mother accused of injuring baby after throwing him through car window

SHREVEPORT, LA — A Shreveport mother is in jail after allegedly throwing her baby through a car window on Saturday.

Attempted home invasion leaves one suspect injured and the other in jail

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Baton Rouge Detectives say one man is in jail and another in the hospital after a home invasion Saturday night. They say it happened around 7:30 in the 5,000 block of Arialo street.

Early morning crash kills two, and leaves one injured

POINTE COUPEE, LA (FOX44) - Louisiana State Troopers investigated a single-vehicle fatal crash early Saturday morning on Highway 190 near LA 976. The crash resulted in two deaths and left another with life-threatening injuries.

Deputies seeking career criminal wanted for kidnapping, strangling woman

LAFOURCHE PARISH, LA — Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information on the whereabouts of a Lynes Anthony Ward, 27.

Unknown suspects fire pellet gun at Lafayette Sheriff’s Office building

LAFAYETTE, LA (FOX44) — Under the cover of darkness an unknown assailant fired a pellet gun at the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Administrative Building. No one was hurt, but deputies are seeking out the suspect.

ALDF files suit against LDWF regarding case of ‘truck stop tiger’

BATON ROUGE, LA — This morning, Thursday, April 5, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) filed a lawsuit to force the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to enforce Louisiana’s big cat ban in the case of Tony, Grosse Tete’s &l

Woman arrested for striking two children with extension cords

LAFAYETTE, LA — A 30 year old local woman has been arrested and accused of striking two children with extension cords that left visible whelps on the victims’ bodies.

Arrest made for stop light shooting in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- An arrest was made for the shooting death of a 21-year-old man back in February.