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Palin fans get their fill of the maverick

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--It takes more than a little cool weather to keep Sarah Palin's fans away.

Baton Rouge teen killed while playing russian roulette

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) -- Investigators say the 16-year old boy found dead in a BREC park Monday night, was shot and killed while playing russian roulette.

Police identify man who walked off with 42 in. television

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--Gonzales Police detectives have identified the man who walked out of an area Wal-mart with a 42 inch television.

Louisiana’s Haunted History: The Night at the Myrtles

FOX44's Beau Vorhoff and Meghan Reiners team up with historians and paranormal investigators to explore the history and mysteries of the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, LA.

Local hero gets award

DENHAM SPRINGS, La (WGMB) -- Sgt. Walter Lee Osteen never expected to his face plastered on a billboard in his hometown of Denham Springs, but just days ago, there it was.

Military mom loses job after taking care of injured son

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--The mother of an injured soldier is speaking out after she says she was fired for taking time off to be with her son.

South Fork Elementary opened its doors today

WALKER, LA (WGMB) November 29, 2010 South Fork Elementary students had their first day of class Monday morning in a brand new school building.

Whole Foods goes Hannukah

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) November 28, 2010 At Whole Foods Market Sunday morning, shoppers got a taste of Hannukah.

Shoppers line up for Sarah Palin's new book

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) November 28, 2010 At Books-A-Million Sunday afternoon, shoppers were lining up to buy Sarah Palin's new book.

Saints Defensive Lineman Will Smith faces assault Charges

LAFAYETTE, LA (KPLC) November 26, 2010 New Orleans Saints Defensive End Will Smith was arrested overnight in Lafayette and is charged with domestic abuse.