Independent trucker unaware he was hauling $7.5 million worth of marijuana

KER COUNTY, TX — Over a ton of marijuana was confiscated from an 18-wheeler at a truck stop in Texas.

Man found shot dead in Plaquemine hotel

PLAQUEMINE, LA (FOX44) -- A shooting at a hotel in Iberville Parish left one man dead and has Deputies seeking a suspect.

Man posing as physican tries to kidnap infant from hospital

ALEXANDRIA, LA (FOX44) -- Police are trying to figure out why a man posed as a physician and allegedly attempted to kidnap a two month old child from its hospital room.

Prosecution requests writing sample from BR rapper Lil’ Boosie

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Rapper Lil' Boosie was back in court today for a status conference. Before his murder trial begins on April 30, 2012 the prosecution asked for a writing sample from the rapper.

UPDATE: Second suspect booked for Raising Cane’s armed robbery

THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that Terrance Ardell Jones, 19, of Avondale, turned himself in late last night after learning he was wanted for the robbery of Raising Cane’s.

Teens accused of gun sale, purchase in high school parking lot

BATON ROUGE, LA — An officer with the School Drug Task Force responded this morning to a call concerning a gun brought to Scotlandville High School at 9870 Scotland Avenue at approximately 10:30 a.m.

UPDATE: Two shot on Gerald Street; Police seeking suspect

THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: Latrell Davis, 23, of Baton Rouge, died this evening from injuries.   BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Two people were shot last night on Gerald Street. One is in critical condition.

Joint investigation leads to arrest of Slidell fugitive wanted for Child Molestation

SLIDELL, LA -- Today, Monday, March 26, a joint investigation involving the Attorney General’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit (FAU) and the Slidell Police Department has led to the arrest of a fugitive in connection with a child mol

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.