FBI Report: Violent crime down in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A new report from the FBI shows crime numbers are down all across the country, including right here in Louisiana. Most of the state’s biggest cities are seeing fewer murders, robberies, and rapes.

57 month sentence given to Baton Rouge cash counterfeiter

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Paul Carney, 55, was sentenced to 57 months in prison and two (2) years of supervised released after Carney was found guilty at trial on two counts of possessing counterfeit U.S. currency.

Scott man charged with juvenile indecent behavior charges

SCOTT, La (FOX44) - On November 7, Scott City Police Department received a complaint of male subject possibly touching a young child inappropriately. Investigators with Scott City Police began an investigation in reference to this matter.

Home invasion nets two arrests

Walker, LA (FOX44) — At approximately 10:45 p.m. on November 30, two men were apprehended for a home invasion robbery that occurred south of Walker.

Toddler dies in double shooting

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) - A one-year-old girl is dead after getting caught in cross-fire in the 3300 block of Erato Street while p

Man shoots himself in leg during attempted armed robbery

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A suspect trying to rob an elderly man shoots himself in the leg on Sunday, Dec. 18.

Teen shot, killed in Lafitte housing development

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) - A 17 year-old was shot and killed Friday afternoon, police say.

Woman arrested for attempted vehicle arson, fleeing from deputies

LORANGER, LA — Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that on Dec. 15, 2011, deputies arrested Stacy M. Badeaux, 34, of Albany, LA.

Pearl River man arrested on 55-counts of child pornography

PEARL RIVER, LA — A Pearl River man has been arrested and charged with 55-counts of pornography involving juveniles, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Two thieves get away with $1000 of liquor

GEISMAR, LA — Ascension Parish Chief Deputy Tony Bacala is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying one suspect and locating a second one that targeted a local store stealing approximately $1000 in liquor.