Man accused of setting fire to house with children inside

BAKER, LA — Baker Police arrested a man accused of setting fire to a residence, placing the lives of his own minor children in danger.

Crooks pose as Entergy workers to access homes

BATON ROUGE, LA — Baton Rouge Detectives are investigating reports of two suspects posing as fiber optic cable workers and Entergy workers going to areas in Baton Rouge and burglarizing homes.

Five arrested for smuggling drugs into Livingston prison

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) — You've heard of people trying to break out of jail, but rarely do you hear about people trying to get in.

Sheriff’s deputy arrested, fired, for molestation of a juvenile

LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (FOX44) -- A Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested and fired from his job after an accusation of molestation of a juvenile.

Traffic accident exposes meth lab

AMITE, LA (FOX44) -- Sheriff’s Deputies went to the scene of a traffic crash in Amite. When they arrived, they discovered one vehicle involved had ingredients for the creation of methamphetamine in the front seat.

Prank 911 caller says he was mad at his mother

INDEPENDENCE, LA (FOX44) — A man in Independence was arrested for making a fake call to the Sheriff’s office, claiming that someone had been shot.

Shooting on Elm Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44)) - Baton Rouge Police say a man is in the hospital tonight after being shot on Elm street late Sunday night. It happened around seven.

Walker Inn robbed early Monday morning

WALKER, LA (FOX44) - Walker Police are on the lookout tonight for a man who robbed the La Quinta Inn in Walker.

UPDATE: Man arrested for shooting that injured 15-year old girl

THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: Charles Sibley, 26, of Baton Rouge was arrested and booked into Parish Prison, charged with Aggravated Battery, Illegal Use of a Dangerous Weapon and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Citizens have mixed feelings about Jindal

BATON ROUGE,LA (FOX44) — Bobby Jindal was inaugurated today and is starting his second term as the head man in Louisiana.