Local News

Residents frustrated over Green Light Project

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) THIS IS AN FOX44 UPDATE: People living along Staring Lane are fighting a battle. We told you about several residents who were upset about the Green Light Plan to build a four-lane highways through their community.

Team of deputies prevents crimes before they happen

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) -- When it comes to keeping crime off the streets, the Special Community Anti-Crime Team, or SCAT, officers believe being proactive is the key.

Continued coverage of "Blighted Officials" trial

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) -- Wednesday, Feb. 23 -- The first trial involving those public officials involved with Operation Blighted Officials began this morning on Wednesday, Feb. 23.

Southern students react to deaths

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Southern University students are mourning the loss of two students today. Now, they're speaking out about crime in the area.

Central might contest 2010 Census count

CENTRAL, La (FOX44) -- Central officials say the 2010 Census numbers aren't where they should be in their city, and some wonder if maybe the count was inaccurate.

Vineyard Street Shooting

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Friday night, a man was returning home and was gunned down in his driveway. Sheriff's Deputies say it happened around eight thirty. Rosevelt Williams, 24, was returning home.

Random shooting on Perkins Road

THIS IS AN FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: The East Baton Rouge Violent Crimes Unit have charged Dalvin D. Mullens, 18, with three counts of Attempted First Degree Murder.

Anyone can learn CPR

CENTRAL, La (FOX44) - Over sixty people learned life saving techniques Saturday. Members young and old came out to get certified in CPR techniques.

Baton Rouge Rugby remembers a fallen soldier

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Today the Baton Rouge and New Orleans rugby clubs remembered a friend and a fallen soldier.

Murder on GSRI

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Today someone started a fire on GSRI to cover up a killing. It happened around 3:30 Saturday afternoon.