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Crossing Concerns

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, La (WGMB) - Three railroad crossings in Tangipahoa Parish could be closed by the State.

Arrest for attempted murder in Schriever shooting

SCHRIEVER, La (WGMB) – A twenty-two year old man was arrested last night in Lafourche Parish for shooting a man May 4, 2010 after a drug deal went wrong.

Major road project in Central

CENTRAL, La (WGMB) - For the first time since being incorporated - a big road project is about to get underway in Central.

Bridge Replacement Project in EBR Parish

GREENWELL SPRINGS, La (WGMB) - Ground is broken on a bridge replacement project. The $20 million project will replace the current Magnolia Bridge on Route 64.

Local school on the big screen

BATON ROUGE, La (WVLA) -- A local elementary school will make its premiere on the big screen tonight. You'll remember, NBC's new show School Pride was in Baton Rouge back in July to give Lanier Elementary a much needed makeover.

St. Helena schools' finances to be reviewed by attorney general

SAINT HELENA PARISH, La (WVLA) -- The state's top education officials think the Saint Helena school system is in serious trouble.

Iberville parish trailer park could have contaminated groundwater along LA 405

PLAQUEMINE, La (WVLA) -- An Iberville parish trailer park could be to blame for groundwater contamination along LA 405.

Mayor of Sorrento steps down

SORRENTO, La (WGMB) - The mayor of Sorrento says he's had enough. In a letter to council - Blake LeBlanc says they "failed the test" when it came to things like governing as one - and talking about the issues.

Third arrest in inmate escape

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--Another person is in jail in connection with the escape of prison inmate Demond Cook.

Florida woman busted with 100lbs of weed

LIVINGSTON, La (WGMB)--A Florida woman was caught with 100lbs of marijuana in Walker Monday night.