Controversial LSU fan assault video viewed by local law expert, says more than one person can be charged with battery

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A local expert on law, Southern Law Vice Chancellor Russel Jones, was shocked when he saw the now-infamous video of an incapacitated LSU fan getting taunted and poked by Alabama fans in New Orleans after the BCS

Shooting on Sandy Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Baker Police say a woman shot and killed her girlfriend after getting into an argument. It happened around noon Saturday.

Update on Gerald shooting

THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: Baton Rouge Police have identified several people in saturday's shooting on Gerald street. Police have identified Robert Heard, 26, as the man who died on Gerald street Saturday, Jan. 14.

Three Jetson Center inmates escape dorm, injure two employees and one inmate

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- The Jetson Center for Youth in East Baton Rouge Parish has been hit with more problems, this time - three inmates assulting both officers and another inmate.

Man accused of setting fire to house with children inside

BAKER, LA — Baker Police arrested a man accused of setting fire to a residence, placing the lives of his own minor children in danger.

Crooks pose as Entergy workers to access homes

BATON ROUGE, LA — Baton Rouge Detectives are investigating reports of two suspects posing as fiber optic cable workers and Entergy workers going to areas in Baton Rouge and burglarizing homes.

Five arrested for smuggling drugs into Livingston prison

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) — You've heard of people trying to break out of jail, but rarely do you hear about people trying to get in.

Sheriff’s deputy arrested, fired, for molestation of a juvenile

LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (FOX44) -- A Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested and fired from his job after an accusation of molestation of a juvenile.

Traffic accident exposes meth lab

AMITE, LA (FOX44) -- Sheriff’s Deputies went to the scene of a traffic crash in Amite. When they arrived, they discovered one vehicle involved had ingredients for the creation of methamphetamine in the front seat.

Prank 911 caller says he was mad at his mother

INDEPENDENCE, LA (FOX44) — A man in Independence was arrested for making a fake call to the Sheriff’s office, claiming that someone had been shot.