CrimeTracker

Bystander shot during parking lot shoot out

PLATTENVILLE, LA (FOX44) — An innocent bystander was shot in Plattenville on Friday during a shootout in the parking lot of a Convenience Store. A cash reward is being offered to anyone with information about this shooting.

Thieves steal 300 cell phones from AT&T Store

MANDEVILLE, LA (FOX8) - Burglars made off with 300 cell phones in three minutes time from a North Shore AT&amp

Man arrested for shooting hunting dog

TANGIPAHOA, LA (FOX44) — A Kentwood man was arrested for Aggravated Cruelty to Animals. Officials say that’s because he shot and killed a hunting dog last week.

Late night shooting at Port Allen nightclub

PORT ALLEN, LA (FOX44) — A man was shot just before midnight outside of a nightclub in Port Allen. The shooting was the result of an argument that happened inside the club.

Southern University gets new police chief

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Southern University has a new police chief. Former Police Captain Ronald Stevens is the school's new top cop.

Hit and run injures two; one in critical condition

THIS IS AN FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: The driver of the suspect vehicle, accompanied by his attorney, turned himself in to Baton Rouge Police Traffic Homicide Investigators today around 2:30 pm. Mark Almon, 21, of St. Gabriel, La.

BR man arrested for setting fire to home with several children inside

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A 43-year old man has been arrested for seven counts of arson in the Baton Rouge area. The arrest happened on Wednesday, Oct. 12.

Woman wanted for issuing worthless checks

INDEPENDENCE, LA. (FOX44) - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that the Worthless Checks Unit of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for Lisa Deni Harris ofIndependence.

Good Samaritan finds naked toddler in woods

PORT VINCENT, LA (FOX44) -- In the woods in Livingston Parish a Good Samaritan finds a naked toddler and calls 911.

Woman arrested for DWI after crash sends two children to hospital

BURKE, LA (FOX44) — A crash yesterday afternoon outside of West Baton Rouge Parish sent two small children to the hospital. State Police believe the driver who caused the crash may have been impaired by drugs.