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Brownie Bandit Busted

One Gonzales resident loves chocolate so much, it's a crime. Police caught a man with frosting all over his fingers last night, and it's not the first time.

Cracking Down on the Budget

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) - East Baton Rouge Mayor President Kip Holden isn't asking department heads in the parish to trim budgets - he's ordering it. Holden sent out an e-mail to department leaders last week.

St. Helena School Board pushes to keep kids in parish

St. Helena parish leaders say they're doing everything they can to keep students in the parish. A district judge has until Monday to decide the fate of 850 students at St. Helena Central High School and Elementary School.

Overturned tractor trailer puts traffic at standstill

Traffic on I-10 E is open again, after a tractor trailer carrying hazardous materials overturned early this morning. Traffic was backed up all over the capital city.

Feds ready to stop oil spill related scams

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Justice Department officials are urging people to report any suspected fraud in the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill.

Relief Well gives relief in Assumption Parish

A Solution is on the horizon for the oil and gas well in Assumption Parish. A Relief well is finally in place to relieve pressure from the oil and gas well.

Bass Pro Shops have a New Generation

It wasn't your typical day at Bass Pro. Kids got to learn a variety of things today. They got to learn how to ride a four wheeler, shoot a compound bow, and fire a paintball gun.

A Seventeen Year Old Attempts Murder

Police are on the lookout for a suspect to attempted murder and armed robbery. It happened in the Washington Street Subdivision.

Man Shot at intersection

Police responded to a shooting at an intersection in mid city around eleven last night.

Statement from State Superintendent of Education Paul Pastorek regarding Sean O'Keefe

Baton Rouge, La. - Inquiries, concern and good wishes regarding the well-being of Sean O'Keefe and his son, Kevin, have been pouring into my office from around the state and country.