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Anger, frustration displayed by CATS riders, employees

Riders, taxpayers, and employees took turn sharing their feelings with CATS at its board meeting Tuesday, and none of them were positive. Some went as far as to say the board and executive staff should resign.

Clergy members rally at State Capitol, keeping an eye on tax reform

Clergy members are converging on the State Capitol once again. Even though the Governor Jindal's tax plan is dead, faith leaders say there's still work to do.

BRPD studying Boston bombing to stay prepared for anything

Police departments around the country are studying the bombings in Boston; that sentiment rings true in Baton Rouge, where there are lots of big public events.

CATS addressing lack of updates at board meeting

The leadership of CATS is meeting for the first time since its bad report card from community action group Together Baton Rouge.

New school geared toward helping kids with learning disabilities set to open in fall

Denis LaTulippe's son, Mark, has Kleinfelter Syndrome, and it comes with learning and behavioral disabilities.

'Color Run' organizers to hold first Baton Rouge event this weekend

Nearly 9,000 runners will be on the streets of downtown Baton Rouge this weekend for the city's first ever Color Run.

Group of legislators re-configure tax plan, propose $0.36 tobacco tax

Members of the Legislative Black Caucus are dropping all but one of their tax reform bills.

Brave officers and LSU researchers work to curb crime

LSU researchers are working to help them and other local agencies solve Baton Rouge's crime problem. They teamed up with the BRAVE project to help them fight crime smarter.

St. Landry Parish man beats woman after being asked to leave, arrested

A Sunset resident has been arrested on multiple charges, including battery. On April 15, St. Landry Parish authorities received a call in regards to a female victim that had been beaten in her home.

DNA evidence leads Crowley police to name suspect in 'cold case' burglary

You never know when a case may be solved, especially cold cases. But when police get information which sheds some light on a cold case, not only does the case begin to breathe but so does the officer working the case.