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House Fire on Erie Street

Last night, a house burned down on Erie Street. It happened around 9:00 last night. When Baton Rouge Firefighters arrived at the house, they determined it was un-savable.

LSU students fight to keep teachers

While most LSU fans have Tiger football on the brain, one group of tailgaters hopes to remind people about the calls being made off the field.

More Dead Fish in Plaquemines Parish

A Representative for Coastal Zone Management is reporting thousands more dead fish in Plaquemines Pariah. The fish were found yesterday behind a barrier island.

Relief Well Drilling Complete

The oil well that had spewed thousands of gallons into the Gulf of Mexico is on the verge of being plugged once and for all.

State Rebate Program

Installing a new water heater could get you a $300 rebate. It comes from the Louisiana Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission. The company has launched the 2010 Water Heater Rebate Program.

LSU faculty plans to start union

There are rumblings of a faculty union forming on the LSU campus. Some faculty say banding together could be the only way to fight the budget cuts threatening the flagship university and their jobs.

Tea Party movement targets both parties

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) --What do the Tea party and the Democrats have in common? Both are claiming they got what they wanted in yesterday's final round of Republican primaries across the country.

Assumption High students threatened via Facebook

ASSUMPTION, La (WGMB) More than a dozen Sheriff’s Deputies were stationed at Assumption High School this morning due to a series of threatening Facebook messages posted by a student.

Pipeline explosion has LA residents worried for their safety

A devastating pipeline explosion on the west coast has people in Louisiana worried for their safety. The explosion happened just outside of San Bruno, leaving massive destruction in it's wake.

Touchdown Express for LSU Games

The Capital Area Transit System and Baton Rouge are trying to calm some of that LSU game day traffic. The LSU game day shuttle starts up for this Saturday's game.