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Riders critique new CATS routes

The Capital Area Transit System riders got their first chance to try out the bus system’s revamped routes Sunday.

Parents and students get money savvy

Parents and High School students came out to Southern University’s Business School Sunday to get a chance to learn how to get more financially savvy.

Two people killed in accident on Mississippi River Bridge

Dedrick Matthews, 38, was arrested after being involved in a fatal crash on the Mississippi River bridge that occurred around 2:45am Sunday. Matthews rear ended another vehicle while traveling westbound I-10 on the bridge.

Louisiana State Police investigate fatal crash in St. Tammany Parish

At approximately 4:15 pm Saturday, Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a single vehicle crash on La. 40 west of La. 437 in St. Tammany Parish which left a Covington man dead.

Locals repsond to triple shooting: say its likely to happen again

One man is behind bars this evening, accused in a triple shooting that left one man dead, and two others hospitalized. It happened Thursday night on Dan Dr. in the Glen Oaks Neighborhood.

North BR resident fed up with blighted properties

Some homeowners in North Baton Rouge are fed up. They are looking for why the city has allowed several local properties to get so overgrown and rundown that neighbors don't feel safe in their own yards.

Local bull rider survives life-threatening injuries, promises to ride again

Jeffrey Ramagos is shrugging off life-threatening injuries, almost the same way a bull shrugged him off three weeks ago.

"Bad gasoline" still causes car problems: Exxon investigation continues

"Bad gasoline" is causing a lot of problems in Baton Rouge. Well, Exxon Mobil has been investigating, since many of the problems seemed stem from its gasoline.

Motorcycle riders advocate for safe roadways

When warmer weather heads our way more motorcyclist will hit the roads, but it can be a dangerous drive. In the past week two motorcyclists have been killed and another was hurt after drivers hit their bikes in Louisiana.

Four LSU McDonald's employees arrested for theft, students react

 Four LSU McDonald's employees are in jail as of Wednesday for stealing thousands of dollars from students. The employees were arrested for felony theft.