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Shotspotter cameras to stay in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The East Baton Rouge Metro Council voted in favor of renewing a contract to keep the shotspotter crime cameras up in the community. The 147 cameras zoom in on areas where gunshots have gone off.

Rainwater takes part in year-long program for first offense DWI offenders

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater will take part in a year-long program for DWI offenders instead of standing trial.

BRPD investigating shooting death of 4-year-old child

THIS IS A FOXX44 UPDATE - 26 year-old father Shawn Dean is facing charges in the death of his 4 year-old son. He is being charged with second degree cruelty to a juvenile and felon in possession of a firearm.

Non-profit hosts town hall to tackle teen violence

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — As violence continues in Baton Rouge, one group says it's time to take action.

Feud over money results in drive by shooting in Ponchatoula

PONCHATOULA, LA (FOX44) — A feud over stolen money resulted in gunfire early this morning in Ponchatoula. A 20-year old man was arrested and a teen juvenile were arrested on multiple charges.

Addis residents react to murder

ADDIS, La (FOX44) — Addis residents are shaken up after a man was shot and killed in their small town over the weekend.

Three arrested for at least 36 burglaries in Gardere area

BATON ROUGE, LA — East Baton Rouge Armed Robbery and Burglary detectives arrested three people, two adults and one juvenile, believed to be responsible for at least 36 burglaries in the Gardere area from October 2011 to January 2012.

Serial arsonist arrested in Kaplan

KAPLAN, LA (FOX44) — A 55-year old man was arrested for allegedly setting twelve fires over the past two years.

Two arrested for drug possession during traffic stop

HAMMOND, LA (FOX44) — Two men were arrested on Sunday after a drugs were found during a traffic stop in their vehicle.

Intoxicated man arrested for threatening violence, waving gun

INDEPENDENCE, LA — Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of Christopher Golman, 26, of Watson Lane on Sunday, Feb. 5.