Darrow neighborhood mourns loss of teen

An entire neighborhood searches for answers after 19-year-old Darren Smylie was found shot to death in his home Monday night. Relatives say the entire community has been shaken up by the killing.

Shooting in Darrow leaves teenager dead

DARROW, La (FOX44) — Teenager Darren Smylie, Jr. of Darrow is dead after being shot once while inside his house on Venus Avenue. Smylie's father found his son in their home around five p.m Monday.

Juveniles arrested for vandalism of Pierre Part Schools

PIERRE PART, LA ( ASSUMPTION PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE) - On Sunday June 26, 2011 around 8a.m., A deputy,  while on routine patrol performed a security check of the Pierre Part Schools’ (Pierre Part Primary and Pierre Part Mid

Arson Fire on Valley Drive

Saturday Baton Rouge Firefighters battled the blaze of a vacant house. They say it happened around two fifteen that morning.

Small community pushes back against crime

KENTWOOD, LA (FOX44) - A small community in St. Helena Parish says they've had enough of a recent rash of burglaries.

Murder-suicide at TJ Ribs on Acadian

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Emergency responders were flooded with calls by patrons at the T.J. Ribs on Acadian after they witnessed two men shot and killed. The calls came right around 5:30 p.m.

Man shot on Cherry Hill Drive

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Gunfire disrupts a quiet afternoon in Baton Rouge. Just after 4:00 p.m. E.B.R. Sheriff's Deputies say a man was sitting in his back yard on Cherry Hill Dr. when he was approached by two men.

One on one with BRPD Chief Dewayne White

Just two weeks into his new job as Baton Rouge Police Chief, Dwayne White says he is tackling crime in the city head on. White will hold every officer in his force accountable and wants better service for the community.

Fugitives waive extradition - admit to murder

PORT ALLEN, LA (FOX44) - Bradley Suntich and Tyler McClain will be on their way back to Florida to face murder charges after the pair waived extradition in a West Baton Rouge Parish courtroom.

Krotz Springs mother speaks out

KROTZ SPRINGS, La (FOX44) — Ladonna Belleau,The mother of the inmate who's accused of stealing drugs from the Krotz Springs police department, tells us her daughter did play a part in the burglary at the police department .