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CATS announces additional financial concern as advocates call for board firings

Together Baton Rouge called for members of the CATS board to resign Monday because of their failure to lead, hours before the transit agency announced the potential loss of more than $100,000.

WANTED: Burglars get away with equipment from Central Hitch

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for two men seen burglarizing the business Central Hitch located at 18540 Greenwell Springs Rd on July 17, 2013 at approximately 3.00 a.m.

19-year-old arrested for second DWI after hit-and-run crash on I-10

A 19-year-old man was arrested for his second DWI after he allegedly caused a crash on I-10, fled the scene, and allegedly tried to outrun police.

Remembering 6-year-old murder victim Ahlittia North

The hundreds of family and friends who came to say goodbye to Ahlittia North said the 6-year-old girl will never be forgotten.

People in the Valley Park neighborhood say they're grateful; 'Operation Restore Pride'

The mayor wants you to take pride in your community, so he's launched a program that's designed to help restore neighborhoods that need to be cleaned up.

Group needs just 2,000 more signatures to put Watson incorporation on the ballot

Bob Watts and the Neighbors in Action group are halfway to their goal of 4,000 signatures; they need that many Hancock’s on a petition they are circulating to attempt to turn the town of Watson into the city of Watson.

Lafayette crash claims life of 5-year-old; driver in critical condition

A 5-year-old died and a 19-year-old woman is in critical condition following a Sunday afternoon crash.

New jobs: $2 million manufacturing facility to be built in New Iberia

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and American Tank Company executives Larry Romero and Rochelle Romero announced American Tank will invest $2 million to build a new manufacturing facility in New Iberia.

First African tropical wave with potential moves into the Atlantic Ocean

The first tropical wave of the Atlantic hurricane season to move off the coast of Africa shows possible signs of development in the Atlantic Ocean.

SCAM ALERT: BBB alerts local businesses to email claiming to be from Duns & Bradstreet

Better Business Bureau of Acadiana is alerting local business owners to scam emails pretending to come from Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) and involving BBB.