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Residents: Proposed mandate "too expensive"

BAKER, LA (WGMB) - A federal proposal could change the format of street signs all over the country. It's not a quick - or cheap fix - and people in smaller towns say it could hurt them in a big way.  

Pets stolen out of yards

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (WVLA) -- When Shana Lowell rescued Midnight, and her nine puppies, from a run-down trailer, she thought they'd be safer living with her, but three weeks ago, they went missing.

Jindal Meets With System Heads

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) November 30, 2010 Governor Jindal spoke about changes in the budget concerning higher education this afternoon.

Palin fans get their fill of the maverick

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--It takes more than a little cool weather to keep Sarah Palin's fans away.

Baton Rouge teen killed while playing russian roulette

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) -- Investigators say the 16-year old boy found dead in a BREC park Monday night, was shot and killed while playing russian roulette.

Police identify man who walked off with 42 in. television

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--Gonzales Police detectives have identified the man who walked out of an area Wal-mart with a 42 inch television.

Louisiana’s Haunted History: The Night at the Myrtles

FOX44's Beau Vorhoff and Meghan Reiners team up with historians and paranormal investigators to explore the history and mysteries of the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, LA.

Local hero gets award

DENHAM SPRINGS, La (WGMB) -- Sgt. Walter Lee Osteen never expected to his face plastered on a billboard in his hometown of Denham Springs, but just days ago, there it was.

Military mom loses job after taking care of injured son

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--The mother of an injured soldier is speaking out after she says she was fired for taking time off to be with her son.

South Fork Elementary opened its doors today

WALKER, LA (WGMB) November 29, 2010 South Fork Elementary students had their first day of class Monday morning in a brand new school building.