Man arrested for online solicitation of a minor

BATON ROUGE, LA — A Eunice man has been arrested and charged with pornography involving juveniles and computer-aided solicitation of a minor, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Two shootings within 24-hours in Gardere area

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Department is investigating reports of shots fired at an apartment complex located in the Gardere area. 

BRFD finds new evidence in Arson case

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge Fire Department recently recieved new evidence in an Arson fire that occured back in early August.

Heroin found in car at traffic stop

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (FOX44) -- A traffic stop on I-12 put one man behind bars on drug charges.

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.