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Fire at Murder Suspect's Home

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) - Fire Officials spent part of the night putting out a fire at a suspected murderer's home.

Bus tour inspires Saint Helena leaders

Educators in Saint Helena parish got a lesson in leadership today, part of a bus tour to several schools in neighboring parishes.

Serious Child Abuse Case Uncovered in Livingston Parish

FOX44's Tyler Gamble is on the scene of a developing story in Livingston Parish. A child has been removed from her home after investigators found her chained to a desk in the home.

Copper stolen from Entergy offices

GONZALES, La (WGMB) --Gonzales Police need your help tonight to solve a copper theft. It happened last week at the Entergy offices on Highway 44. This is the surveillance video.

Arrest Made in Baton Rouge Standoff

A shooting Tuesday night turned into a three hour long standoff. Now - 44 year old Thomas Fayard is behind bars and charged with 2nd degree murder.

Oprah Winfrey Gives $1M to New Orleans Charter School

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Hundreds of New Orleans Charter Science and Math Academy students could barely contain themselves while watching a special screening of the Oprah Winfrey Show.

CDC: Louisiana Ready for Emergencies

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce Greenstein announced today that the state received top marks in preparing to prevent, respond and recover in a public health emergency according to an annual repor

CDC: Louisiana Ready for Public Health Emergencies

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce Greenstein announced today that the state received top marks in preparing to prevent, respond and recover in a public health emergency according to an annual repor

More on Oprah's New Orleans Donation

Hundreds of New Orleans Charter Science and Math Academy students could barely contain themselves while watching a special screening of the Oprah Winfrey Show.

New Orleans VooDoo Names Head Coach

(September 21, 2010) The Arena Football League announced today the assignment of longtime AFL player and coach Derek Stingley as Head Coach of the New Orleans VooDoo, who return to play in March of 2011 after a two-year hiatus.