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14 year-old arrested for French Quarter iPhone theft

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) - An undercover police officer chased down an iphone robber minutes after the robber s

BR man arrested for killing his grandfather

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested Darnell Mealy, 24, for the murder of his grandfather.

Local boy accidently shoots himself in the foot

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A 12-year-old child accidently shot himself in the foot shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Darrell Drive near Sherwood Forest Boulevard in Baton Rouge.

Stolen copper recovered from West Baton Rouge Parish heist

West Baton Rouge Sheriff Mike Cazes goes the extra mile for a local warehouse owner.

UPDATE: Three teens arrested for escape from Jetson Youth Facility

THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: Officials say the teens who broke out of the Jetson Center for Youth escaped through the ceiling of their dorm bathrooms, jumped a 10-ft interior fence, and cut through the exterior fence with a sharp

Amite man arrested on 30 counts of child pornography

AMITE, LA — A 46-year-old Amite man has been arrested and charged with 30 counts of pornography involving juveniles, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Fox44 Safety Alert: Burglars target holiday trash

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Christmas may be over, but holiday burglaries are on the rise. Law enforcement officers say that’s because people are accidentally advertising their brand new stuff.

UPDATE: Man turns himself in for shooting death

THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that Joshua Edward Dixon, 19, turned himself in this morning. Dixon is accused of shooting and killing Jarret Deshawn Lacey on Dec. 12, 2011.

Clinton woman murdered while driving vehicle, brother arrested

CLINTON, LA – Louisiana State Police Troop A responded to a report of a single-vehicle injury crash shortly before 7:00 p.m. last night in East Feliciana Parish.

Three cases of arson has State Fire Marshal seeking suspects

BATON ROUGE, LA — State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning released information in reference three separate fires in cities of Buras, Logansport and Plaquemine.