Teacher arrested for punching student

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — East Baton Rouge Sheriffs Deputies arrested a Mckinley High School teacher for allegedly punching a student in the face. Teacher Richard Haywood, 61, is charged with cruelty to a juvenile.

Stupid criminals busted after they walked into Sheriff's Office

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (FOX44) — A rash of vacuum thefts in Livingston Parish had the Sheriff’s Office baffled. That is until the thieves unwittingly drove themselves straight into Deputy custody.

Body of woman found behind dumpster at hotel

THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: The deceased victim that was found lying near a dumpster at 9910 Gwenadele Ave has been identified as Kristin Lynn Granier, 30, 304 South 17th St.

Jefferson and Johns chance to play for LSU this year still up in the air

THIS IS A FOX44 UPDATE -- The fate of two LSU Tigers, Jordan Jefferson and Josh Johns, has yet to be decided by a grand jury. 

Husband shoots wife inside Baton Rouge cafe

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A shooting in a Baton Rouge business leaves a wife fighting for her life and her husband, behind bars. It all happened inside the Market Plus Cafe, on Muriel Street, at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday.

LSU PD looking for laptop thief

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The LSU Police are tracking down a man who stole a laptop computer for the LSU Law School earlier today. Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the man in question.

Violence continues in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — When gunshots rang out in Brittany Jackson's neighborhood Monday night, she panicked. "I just started running, grabbed my kids, and ran in the house," she says.

BR man charged with forcible rape

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A Baton Rouge man is locked up and charged with forcible rape.

Arrests for food stamp fraud, theft

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) announced today that two more arrests have been made as a result of an investigation of fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, former

At traffic stop man gets out of car with beer bottle; drugs found

LABADIEVILLE, LA — On Monday, Sept 19, Deputy Donnie Calamia, Jr.