Officer shoots suspect after being run over

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A man is shot dead by a Lafayette Police Officer after the officer is backed over by the suspect's car. It happened on the Evangeline Thruway near Castill Friday night, around 11:20 p.m.

Baker teacher allegedly strangled student

BAKER, La (FOX44) — An elementary school teacher is behind bars after, police say, she choked a six-year-old student, and then dragged her across the playground at recess.

No death penalty in Trucko Stampley case

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Trucko Stampley, the man accused of killing four people in 2007, will not face the death penalty. It comes after prosecutors withdraw the possibility of the death penalty.

Drug round up in Livingston Parish

LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (FOX44) -- A newly formed task force was back on the streets in Livingston Parish Wednesday, Oct. 19 searching for a string of crack cocaine dealers.

Man arrested for burglary of Gonzales church

GONZALES, La -- A 25-year-old man from Gonzales was arrested for the burglary of a church in Ascension Parish.

Jeremiah Wright declared unfit to stand trial for murder of disabled son

THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: Jeremiah Wright, the man who admitted to killing and beheading his 7-year-old disabled child, was declared unfit to stand trial. That order came from Lafourche Parish Judge John LeBlanc on Tuesday, Oct. 18.

Trooper pleaded guilty to child pornography charges

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A former Louisiana State Trooper has pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography.

Police looking for man who escaped while in custody

BATON ROUGE, LA. (FOX44) - Sheriff Louis Ackal states that on October 15, 2011 deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Lee M.

20 Year old arrested for DWI

BATON ROUGE, LA. (FOX44) - A Baton Rouge man was arrested early, Sunday morning for DWI. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that at approximately 3:50 a.m. deputies arrested Adam B. Onnebane, 20.

Bystander shot during parking lot shoot out

PLATTENVILLE, LA (FOX44) — An innocent bystander was shot in Plattenville on Friday during a shootout in the parking lot of a Convenience Store. A cash reward is being offered to anyone with information about this shooting.