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Woman arrested for threatening people, taking a swing at a Sheriff’s Deputy

PONCHATOULA, LA (FOX44) — A 43-year old woman was arrested in Ponchatoula on Saturday, Jan. 28 for threatening people with a metal rod and then resisting arrest.

Two robbery suspects arrested in Ponchatoula

PONCHATOULA, LA — On January 29, 2012, deputies resounded to a residence on Traino Landing Rd. in reference to an alarm being activated.

Two early morning fires; one ruled as arson, other under investigation

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to two separate fires in the Baton Rouge area during the morning on Monday, Jan. 30.

Man shot in the back during attempted robbery

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A 47-year old man was found shot in the back on Sunday, Jan. 29. He was found in the parking lot at a Sonic located on South Sherwood Forest near Old Hammond Hwy.

Assumption Parish: man arrested for rape

Napoleonville, La (FOX44) — Assumption Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrest a Plattenville man for rape.

Nine-year-old cold case solved

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Police say JoAnn King, 28, put her newborn baby in a dumpster on Iberia Street in 2002. Nine years later, it was DNA evidence that led Baton Rouge Police to her.

Overloaded minivan leads to arrest of storm drain thieves

WALKER, LA — On January 26, 2012, at approximately 9:00 p.m., a LPSO Criminal Patrol Deputy on Lockhart Road near Crystal Lakes Subdivision noticed a 1995 Dodge minivan “low riding” in the rear as if it was overloaded with som

Baker Police close book on its only open murder investigation

BAKER, LA (FOX44) — The Baker Police Department held a press conference this morning to reveal details about a case involving the murder of Abelardo Pampo.

New Orleans Mayor announces new crime fighting plan

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) -- Twenty-five days into 2012, and New Orleans has seen 18 murders across th

Human bones found on banks of the Mississippi River now at the LSU Faces Lab.

IBERVILLE PARISH, LA (FOX 44) A man found the bones while looking for scrap metal near the river in Dorseyville, part of Iberville parish. Right now, Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies do not suspect foul play.