Lafayette prison escapees caught

Two escaped prison inmates are back in jail after a five and a half hour manhunt Saturday.

Suspect in double shooting dies in hospital

LAKE CHARLES, LA (FOX44) - The suspect in this week's double shooting on Cherry Street has died in a local hospital. Lake Charles Police confirm that Felton Watson, 29, died Saturday, March 10.

A Community in Belle Rose is shocked over teen's death

BELLE ROSE, LA (FOX44) - Assumption Parish Sheriff's Deputies say Eric Miles Jr. ,15, was stabbed during in a fist fight Thursday evening.

Teen stabbed to death by neighborhood friend, classmate

ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (FOX44) — A 15 year old boy was stabbed to death by another teen in the evening on Thursday, March 8. Detectives say the two went to school together and had been involved in an argument prior to the incident.

Man badly beaten during robbery in Tigerland area

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A quick walk to the store to buy a soft drink turned deadly for Gunner Williamson, a 23-year-old man living in the Tigerland area.

Hollingsworth pleads guilty to marijuana possession

ST.FRANCISVILLE,LA (FOX44) — The attorney who's accused of bringing weed into Angola prison pleads guilty to lesser charges.

Business located near park, church, busted for selling synthetic drugs, possession of firearms

ST. MARY PARISH, LA (FOX44) — A business in Siracuse, La was found with thousands of dollars worth of illegal synthetic drugs. The store was located a short distance from a recreational park with children as well as a church.

Former LSU player charged with battery

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Former LSU defensive end Rahim Alem has been arrested and accused of choking a woman.

Detectives find marijuana grow operation in home of accused copper thief

HAMMOND, LA (FOX44) — When Sheriff’s Deputies went to the home of possible suspect, they found much more than they expected.

Former Port Allen Police Officer arrested for Malfeasance, Second Degree Battery

WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (FOX44) — FOX44 News has learned that former Port Allen Police Officer Jasmione Clark was arrested today.