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Task Force targets online sexual predators

WALKER, La (WGMB) -- Do you know what your children are doing when they're online? Law enforcement officials say, you should.

Gonzales P.D. to get new Facility

GONZALES, LA (WGMB)--The Gonzales Police Department is getting a new facility. The police station is currently housed within the 5,000 square foot Gonzales city hall complex. That's almost as big as a small house.

EBR District Attorney asking for death penalty in Beauregard town murder

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--The East Baton Rouge District Attorney says he will ask for the death penalty for the man accused in the Beauregard Town murder last month.

Ten year anniversary of U.S.S. Cole bombing

WASHINGTON COUNTRY (WGMB) -- The nation pauses today to remember the seventeen soldiers who lost their lives due to a terrorist attack against the U.S.S. Cole.

"Unique" playground in Denham Springs

DENHAM SPRINGS, La (WGMB) - A different type of park is on it's way to Denham Springs - and organizers need your help. Construction has begun on Kidz Korner. It's a park that's handicapped accessible.

Alcohol Ordinance in Walker

WALKER, La (WGMB) - Voters said they wanted hard liquor in restaurants and stores. Now - Council members are trying to figure out how to implement it. Council will put restrictions on time and days of the week.

Loranger man arrested for near collision with a sheriff's deputy

LORANGER, La (WGMB)--Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man over the weekend who they say was driving straight into a deputy's car.

Community Action Meeting downtown tonight

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--City officials, pastors and residents are set to meet downtown tonight to talk about the growing crime problem.

Southern radiothon nets $90,000

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--The Southern University System Radiothon raked in $90,000 over the weekend.

Two Florida men busted with drugs in Walker

WALKER, La (WGMB)--Walker Police arrested two men from Florida when they were found with nearly 1,000 tablets of Roxycodone.