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Platform fire burn victim releases statement to family

New information Sunday on victims of the platform fire in the Gulf. Doctors released the name of one of the burn victims recovering in a Baton Rouge burn center.

Wounded veteran's lawn landscaped thanks to volunteers

Dozens of volunteers in Prairieville came out to help a wounded veteran fix up his front lawn. Volunteers put in new patches of grass and created a garden.

Wilbur the 'trashcan' dog excites at adoption party

A Baton Rouge dog found abandoned in a trash can now has a new home! Dozens of pet lovers came out to the PetSmart on Siegen for Wilbur the dog's adoption party.

Search continues for missing platform workers, update on burn victims

The search for 2 missing platform workers continues Saturday.

Learning from leaders: Mayor Holden talks local government to students at Runnel’s

Students at the Runnel’s School were eager to learn about the city government this morning from Mayor Kip Holden.

BRPD officer reassigned after alleged harassment

CATS passengers say Lieutenant Valdry, a more than 20-year veteran of BRPD is relentless in his harassment at the CATS terminal on Florida and 22nd street.

Two Louisiana-based banks merge, no impact to customers

A local bank is changing hands, and changing its name. Red River Bank announced it bought Fidelity Bank. Fidelity has 5 branches in the Greater Baton Rouge area, 50 employees, and more than $100-million in assets.

State could hand over control of main roads in Zachary

The Zachary City Council voted unanimously to consider taking over possession of certain state roads within the city limits.

Tin Roof brewery shares birthday, revenue with Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge

Tin Roof Brewing company celebrated its second anniversary tonight, showing maturity beyond its years.

Urgent need for type O-negative blood donors in Baton Rouge

United Blood Services tells FOX44 News the demand for type O-negative blood is so big they just don't have enough to go around. They say the timing is critical with the holiday season, and they need donors now more than ever.