Local News

Over 70 Shootings in BR

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) There have been over seventy shootings in Baton Rouge since the start of the summer. Crime isn't commonplace, but a few incidents here and there are usually chalked up as freak occurences.

Sunday in the Park

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) Sunday Baton Rouge residents got a chance to taste, and hear the city. It was Sunday in the Park, a free concert put on every Sunday right next to the Shaw Center.

College Football Recap

AUBURN (WGMB) - The week leading up to the game Auburn quarterback Cam Newtown said he wasn't scared of the spotlight. Saturday he backed his words up.

Walk to Defeat ALS

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) ALS is a disease commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

Halloween 27 in New Orleans Presents "Famous"

The mission of Halloween's in New Orleans is to provide funding for Project Lazarus, a home in New Orleans for men and women with AIDS, so that they may provide healthcare and support services for their resident

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.