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15 parents arrested in deadbeat warrant round-up

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)-- Fifteen deadbeat parents were arrested in an overnight warrant round-up.

Free class on sales taxes

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)-- The Louisiana Department of Revenue will offer a free seminar to help business operators understand sales tax and other important business issues.

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.