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EBRSO bust man with drugs, scale

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives arrested a man Tuesday night with cocaine and marijuana.

Man wanted for Texas murder arrested in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) --US Marshals arrested a man in Baton Rouge Wednesday who was wanted in connection with a brutal murder in Austin, TX.

St. Gabriel city council members in federal court

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) --St. Gabriel city council members are spending the day in federal court today.

LSU Chancellor offers ideas for earning money

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--LSU's core mission will move on despite all the budget cuts. That's the message Chancellor Michael Martin gave Tuesday afternoon.

Two hospitalized in Watson after a drive-by shooting

WATSON, La (WGMB)--A drive-by shooting sent a Pine Grove couple to the hospital Tuesday afternoon. It happened on Renninger Road in Watson.

LSU and BRCC partner up

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) --Many students use community colleges as a stone to four-year universities.

Suspect arrested in Beauregard Town shooting

BATON ROUGE (WGMB)  - Baton Rouge Police say 20 year old Aramis Jackson was taken into custody late this morning in Violet, St Bernard Parish.

St. Helena schools on verge of bankruptcy

Still no decisions made about how to fix Saint Helena's crumbling school system, but education leaders say something has to be done fast.

Drug testing policy moving forward in Central

CENTRAL, La (WGMB)--The drug testing policy will move forward in Central schools. Tonight the school board voted to re-work the hair sample test policy to make it clearer for parents.

Recent Shootings Cause Increase in Weapon Sales

Some Baton Rouge Area Businesses have seen an increase in customers, thanks to the recent uptick in shootings.