Couple arrested for Marijuana grow operation, firearms

BATON ROUGE, LA — Narcotics detectives from the Baton Rouge Police Department, with assistance from Louisiana State Police, arrested a local couple for Cultivation of Marijuana and Possession of a Firearm with a Controlled Dangerous Subst

Christmas Grinch strikes at Walker Wonderland holiday display

WALKER, LA (FOX44) -- An act of vandalism in Walker has residents feeling as though they were attacked by a Christmas Grinch.

Cab driver wanted for attempted sexual assualt

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) - New Orleans Police released a sketch of an American taxi cab driver, wanted for

State Fire Marshal investigates arson fire set at church

ABITA SPRINGS, LA — The State Fire Marshal’s Office is currently investigating a fire that has been ruled intentional at a church in Abita Springs.

Confirmed Tornado in DeQuincy

Here is a picture of the damage from the storm that hit DeQuincy Memorial Hospital. The roof was blown off and it damaged 3 cars. The storm has now been confirmed as a EF-1 Tornado. 

Tracy Ave. Murder arrest

BATON ROUGE,LA (FOX44) — East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies arrest 20-year-old Corderrius Mitchell in connection with the Friday night murder of Fausto David Ortiz-Herrera on Tracy Avenue.

FBI Report: Violent crime down in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A new report from the FBI shows crime numbers are down all across the country, including right here in Louisiana. Most of the state’s biggest cities are seeing fewer murders, robberies, and rapes.

57 month sentence given to Baton Rouge cash counterfeiter

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Paul Carney, 55, was sentenced to 57 months in prison and two (2) years of supervised released after Carney was found guilty at trial on two counts of possessing counterfeit U.S. currency.

Scott man charged with juvenile indecent behavior charges

SCOTT, La (FOX44) - On November 7, Scott City Police Department received a complaint of male subject possibly touching a young child inappropriately. Investigators with Scott City Police began an investigation in reference to this matter.

Home invasion nets two arrests

Walker, LA (FOX44) — At approximately 10:45 p.m. on November 30, two men were apprehended for a home invasion robbery that occurred south of Walker.