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.

Local workers frustrated by layoffs from Hostess Brands shutdown

Dozens of local workers are looking for new jobs right before the holidays.

Food drive inspires kids to give back

The Pantry Challenge between the City of Zachary and the City of Central is underway and with the help of Zachary students, Friday was a great start to the food drive.

Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico at oil, gas platform

According to the US Coast Guard an oil gas platform owned by Black Elk Energy exploded and caught fire around 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16. The Coast Guard confirms the fire was extinguished roughly one hour after the explosion.