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BRCC Unveils its 2010-2011 Men's and Women's Basketball teams

Today Baton Rouge Community College introduced their 2010-2011 Men's and Women's Basketball teams.

Drug arrest in Port Allen

PORT ALLEN, La (WGMB)--A search warrant in Port Allen led police to drugs over the weekend.

Job fair for citizens with disabilities

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--It was a helping hand for folks ready to work. The Louisiana Workforce Commission put on a job fair today for citizens with disabilities.

Middleschoolers Train Like Pros

At several area middle schools today kids got a chance to train with the same trainers who work with the Superbowl Champion New Orleans Saints.

Elderly woman rescued from fire in Plaquemine

PLAQUEMINE, La (WGMB)--A Plaquemine woman is alive tonight because of the kindness of a stranger. An elderly woman was trapped inside her house when it caught fire just after 11 am today.

LSU ends bird rescue program

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--The LSU Vet School is wrapping up its bird rescue program. If you recall, the school was taking in non-oiled birds rescued during the Crisis on the Coast.

LSU student charged with rape

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--An LSU student is facing rape charges after witnesses say they caught him in the act. It happened friday night outside of an apartment complex in Baton Rouge.

Metro Council looking at traffic vs. crime

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - The recent rash of shootings has forced some members of the Metro Council to rethink where the city is spending money. $900,000 is set aside to turn St Louis and St Ferdinand Streets into two-lane roads.

Future BR launches survey party

If you want to have a say in the future of Baton Rouge, here's your chance.

Metro Council member asking for ideas to fight crime

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--Community leaders are set to meet in downtown Baton Rouge after another deadly shooting over the weekend.