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Teens booked with arson in fatal house fire

OPELOUSAS, La (WGMB) - December 26, 2010 - Three teenagers were charged with aggravated arson and second-degree murder in connection with a Wednesday night fire that killed 55-year-old Johnny Little.

Patrick Peterson wins awards along with Coach Miles

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - December 25, 2010 - Patrick Peterson... The louisiana sports writers assocition's unanimous pick of defensive player of the year on the first team defense..

St. Vincent de Paul Feeds Needy on Christmas

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - December 25, 2010 - On Christmas day, volunteers at St Vincent de Paul showed the true spirit of the season.

New technique used to save the wetlands

PASS-A-LOUTRE, La (NBC33) -- There's a new way to clean up the Crisis on the Coast. A national foundation put plant-filled sacks up and down parts of a wildlife refuge to stop the oil from destroying the coast.

Christmas comes early at Polk Elementary

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - December 21, 2010 - For Polk Elementary school students, Christmas came early today thanks to Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, and the Baton Rouge Fire Marshall.

Census: LA down one congressional seat

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - 2010 Census numbers are in - and the news isn't all good for Louisiana. The Census Bureau says although there was some population growth in Louisiana - it's not enough to keep all 7 Congressional Districts.

Livingston Parish Council Votes two cent sales tax

LIVINGSTON, La (WGMB) - December 20, 2010 - The Livingston parish council voted tonight on a decision that could raise the parish thousands of dollars.

Police crack down on crime

WALKER, La (WGMB) -- It may be Christmas week, but that's not stopping police in one town from cracking down on crime. The Walker police chief decided to have a drug roundup to get get dealers off the streets.

Baton Rouge is getting a Universal Christmas gift

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - December 20, 2010 - Baton Rouge is getting a christmas gift tonight that's been over four hundred years in the making.


BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - CATS Officials are getting ready for service cuts and fare hikes next year. It's all part of an attempt to make up for a deficit of over a million dollars.