Hit and run injures two; one in critical condition

THIS IS AN FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: The driver of the suspect vehicle, accompanied by his attorney, turned himself in to Baton Rouge Police Traffic Homicide Investigators today around 2:30 pm. Mark Almon, 21, of St. Gabriel, La.

BR man arrested for setting fire to home with several children inside

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A 43-year old man has been arrested for seven counts of arson in the Baton Rouge area. The arrest happened on Wednesday, Oct. 12.

Woman wanted for issuing worthless checks

INDEPENDENCE, LA. (FOX44) - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that the Worthless Checks Unit of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for Lisa Deni Harris ofIndependence.

Good Samaritan finds naked toddler in woods

PORT VINCENT, LA (FOX44) -- In the woods in Livingston Parish a Good Samaritan finds a naked toddler and calls 911.

Woman arrested for DWI after crash sends two children to hospital

BURKE, LA (FOX44) — A crash yesterday afternoon outside of West Baton Rouge Parish sent two small children to the hospital. State Police believe the driver who caused the crash may have been impaired by drugs.

Police investigating shooting outside French Quarter bar

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) -- Dana Diperna has tended bar in the French Quarter for the last 12 years.

Suspect wanted for driving stolen car into lake

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) - Police are asking for the public's help in locating 19 year-old Cameron Villier.

BR man shot during robbery

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A Baton Rouge man is still recovering after police say he was robbed, then shot.

Man attacks 'lazy' son with sword over house chores, police say

CALIFORNIA (FOX) -- According to, a father attacked his 18-year-old son with a sword in California, after accusing him of being lazy and not doing chores.

6 arrested for obtaining controlled substances illegally

BATON ROUGE, LA. (NBC33) - Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala reports six arrests for Obtaining (CDS) Controlled Dangerous Substances by fraudulent means from local pharmacies.