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Councilwoman, employees, riders call for CATS CEO's resignation

Last week, CATS union employees led a silent protest claiming CEO Bob Mirobito had violated the terms of their union contract. Today, councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle is calling for Mirabito's resignation.

Triumph Kitchen partners with Modern Meals to serve healthy, on the go food

Triumph Kitchen has a new home in Baton Rouge! The nonprofit organization has partnered with Modern Meals, a brand new restaurant located in Mid-City.

Baton Rouge tourism saw 'historic' gains in 2014

Fueled by several major attractions that brought world-class entertainers and personalities to town, Baton Rouge tourism posted historic gains in 2014.

Goose shot with arrow nursed back to health, returned home today

Today, the African goose who was shot with an arrow a few weeks ago was released back into his natural habitat at City Park.

Inmate indicted for third time in 1972 murder of Angola prison guard

A West Feliciana Parish grand jury today returned a murder indictment against inmate Albert Woodfox for the 1972 brutal murder of Angola Corrections Officer Brent Miller, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

New baseball may give new life to college game

There's a new baseball being used by college teams this season. The difference is subtle. But the results may not be.

1-10 West open all lanes at I-12 split

(5:45 PM): – All lanes are open on I-10 West at the I-10/I-12 merge.

I-12 East open near Juban Road

(12:24 PM): All lanes are open I-12 East past Juban Road. The queue from this incident is minimal. The Traffic Management Center will advise of any changes.

APSO: gun used in Donaldsonville double homicide was used in 4 New Orleans shootings

Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office now believe there is a New Orleans connection to last month’s double homicide in Donaldsonville.

LSU baseball selected as favorite to win SEC West by league's coaches

LSU is the favorite to win the 2015 SEC Western Division title as determined by the league’s 14 baseball coaches in the 24th annual preseason SEC poll.

Study: Clues in Gulf of Mexico dolphin deaths

A new study shows dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico could be linked to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Child playing with cigarette lighter sparks fire

Firefighters say a four year old playing with a cigarette lighter is to blame for a duplex fire.

"Save Redemptorist" to hold meeting tonight

People trying to save Redemptorist from closing will hold a meeting tonight to give an update on their efforts.

Paramedics concerned about impact of closing BR General Mid City ER

A lot of people are concerned about the consequences if Baton Rouge General closes its Mid City emergency room.

The battle of the Riverbend barge wash

Riverbend residents are mad.      Tubal Cain Marine wants to clean and repair barges on the banks of the Mississippi River. Practically in their back yard.