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Cameras for BR Streets

BATON ROUGE - Mayor President Kip Holden says there's a spike in crime here in the Capital City -and he wants federal money to put a stop to it.

60-year-old student returns to Southern

Good grades are a big deal for one Baton Rouge grandfather, and that's because he has to make them.

LA State Police: Child pornographers on the rise

BATON ROUGE (WGMB)--With school back in session, more students will be turning to the Internet for homework and other activities.

Education leaders say St. Helena Schools need a whole new plan

State education leaders weigh in on the problems facing Saint Helena schools. They say, parish officials need to switch up their tactics if they ever want the situation to change.

Education leaders call for reform

Tonight on Fox 44 at 9, we told you we'd have an extended interview with Black Alliance for Educational Options Chair, Kevin Chavous, who says Louisiana schools are in need of some reform.

St. Helena Schools health/safety reports released

The Office of the State Fire Marshall has released the results of a mandatory health and safety inspection of the Saint Helena Parish Schools. According to the reports, parts of both St. Helena Central High School and St.

Chemical Spill Forces Apartment Evacuations

Just after 4:00 this morning-residents at the Kelly Terrace apartments called 911 to call in a strange smell.

A Man Survives Shooting Attempt

While you were sleeping, a man was shot on West Garfield Street. Authorities say it happened in this tiny block of houses next to the levee in Baton Rouge.

Farm to Table Tour Comes To Baton Rouge

Today Chefs riegned supreme at the Redstick Farmer's Market. The Toyota Farm to Table Tour was in Baton Rouge today.

Saint Helena Schools Fail Inspection

ST. HELENA PARISH (WGMB) - Portions of St. Helena's public schools will have to shut down after an inspection by the LA State Fire Marshal.