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Gonzales Police searching for mentally disabled man

News Update: The Gonzales Police Department has tracked Joey Zaffuto, 25, to a bus station in Houston, TX.

Copper thief turns himself in

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) -- A man is behind bars Wednesday for stealing copper. 27-year-old Eddie Bickham turned himself in this morning, after finding out that the theft was caught on a security camera.

Higher demand for copper means more thefts

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) -- The demand for copper is on the rise, and so are the number of thefts. Right now, copper is selling for $2.70 a pound. Local recyclers say that's higher than it has been in a long time.

TSA staying at BTR

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) - The TSA is staying at the Baton Rouge Airport. I's a decision that could save the passengers, and the airport millions.

Retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore Speaks to Man to Man Group

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) - December 7, 2010 - The man so many people became familiar with during Hurricane Katrina is speaking out about his battle since the storm.

Firebrand Games comes to Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) - December 7, 2010 - A new business on the cutting edge of digital technology is coming to Baton Rouge.

Governor Calls Meeting for Higher Ed

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) - December 7, 2010 - Governor Bobby Jindal is discussing education today with the LSU flagship coalition.

Salvation Army gives beds to homeless

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) December 6, 2010 This deep freeze tonight can make it especially hard on those who don't have a place to call home.

Christmas time in Perkins Rowe

BATON ROUGE, LA (WVLA) December 5, 2010 It's Christmas time in Perkins Rowe!

Eclipse contest winner wins private screening with cast member

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) December 5, 2010 One lucky girl got to view a private screening of the third Twilight movie, "Eclipse".