Local News

New information in fish kill

ST. TAMMANY, LA (FOX44) - New information in last week's fish kill in St. Tammany parish. Concerns over well quality is prompting state officials to test private wells along the Pearl river.

Community members turn out to remember the life of a local child

THIBODAUX, La (FOX44) - A huge turnout in Thibodaux to remember the life of a seven year old boy. A vigil for little Jori Lirette was held August 21st. He was brutally murdered in his own home a week ago.

Teen arrested for simple burglary

BAYOU L'OURSE, LA (FOX44) - A seventeen year old is locked up after deputies say he stole from a man's shed. It happened around 5:30 sunday morning in Bayou L'Ourse.

Five suspects arrested in rape case

CLINTON, La (FOX44) — East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested five people accused of raping a woman in the back of a pickup truck, says Sheriff Talmadge Bunch.

Shooting at Albertsons

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — According to witnesses a black male, driving a blue sedan pulled out a weapon and fired one round of shots at the Albertsons on Bluebonnet and Burbank late Saturday afternoon..

Burglary suspects under arrest in Denham Springs

DENHAM SPRINGS, La (FOX44) — Three men and two women are under arrest in Livingston Parish for residential burglary.

LSU fans react to star qb's possible involvement in brawl

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It was a suprise, especially before football season, " says Nathaniel Casher.

Food shortage dire in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — "This is probably one of the worst times that we've seen since Hurricane Katrina," says Renee Kraft. She is the Executive Director of Hope Ministries here in Baton Rouge.

CATS has enough money...for now

Baton Rouge, La (FOX44) — The East Baton Rouge Mortgage Finance Authority has finally approved a $500,000 grant for CATS.

CATS gets a grant to keep moving

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The bus system in the Capitol City has enough money to keep running, for now The East Baton Rouge Mortgage Finance Authority has finally approved a half a million dollar grant for CATS.