Parole opportunities available to elderly prisoners

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — One of the most talked-about new laws in the state of Louisiana allows older prisoners a chance at parole.

Confession in murder of 7yr old Thibodaux boy

THIBODAUX, LA (FOX44) -- Thibodaux Police say 30 year old Jeremiah Wright has confessed to killing his girlfriend's 7-year-old son, saying he dismembered the boy over the kitchen sink. He is being held on $5mil bond.

Armed robbery suspect arrested in Baker

BAKER, La (BPD) — On August 12, 2011 Baker Police made an arrest of a subject for an Armed Robbery, which had taken place earlier this year, in May.

Tangipahoa sex offender arrested

HAMMOND, La (FOX44) — Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of Michael Allen Mull, 40, of Robert, LA.

Man charged with Attempted First Degree Murder at carwash

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Baton Rouge Police Violent Crimes Detectives arrested Dasmond Franklin, 19, of Baton Rouge for a shooting that occurred on Friday August 12, 2011 around 1:19 a.m.

Participant in 'Blighted Officials' wants vacation pay

PORT ALLEN, La (FOX44)— An issue over a former mayor has the city council in Port Allen looking to the Attorney General for help.

Assumption Parish deputies arrest dangerous criminal from California

Labadieville, La (FOX44) — A dangerous fugitive from California who has been on the run for six years was located and arrested on Thursday, Aug. 11 in Assumption Parish.

Men arrested for beating up and robbing a man on River road

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Two Baton Rouge men are locked up on armed robbery charges tonight.

Early morning fatal shooting on Staring Lane

UPDATE: Police have identified a victim in the shooting on Staring Lane. The deceased male is Colin Ross, 22, of Covington. The second victim who was shot in the chest and is being treated at a local hospital, has not been identified.

Child pornography charges brought upon Bogalusa man

Bogalusa, La (FOX44) — A Bogalusa man has been arrested and charged with pornography involving juveniles, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.