1798 - The U.S. Congress passed the Sedition Act. The act made it a federal crime to write, publish, or utter false or malicious statements about the U.S. government.
1868 - Alvin J. Fellows patented the tape measure.
BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A St. John the Baptist Deputy was put behind bars on July 13th after police say he had sexual relations with a juvenile.
Baton Rouge Police arrested 25-year-old Dustin Kenneth Fite.
THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: Officials say that Jeremy Wayne Manieri, 33, was found dead in his prison cell. We’re told the death is being called a suicide. He was found dead in his cell early in the morning on Thursday, Jan.
BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The man wanted for robbing the Capital One Bank on Highland Road has been arrested.
Police say Brendan Coughenour went into the bank around 2 yesterday afternoon with a hand gun and demanded money.