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  • CATS CEO wants you to Dump the Pump Play Video

    June 17, 2014 8:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Capital Area Transit System CEO Bob Mirabito stopped by 2une In Tuesday to talk about ridership numbers and National Dump the Pump Day. Over 400,000 passengers boarded CATS buses in April and May this year. That is an increase of nearly 27,000 from a year ago.... more »
  • CATS CFO resigns, investigation turned over to DA Play Video

    August 19, 2013 2:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The chief financial officer for the Capital Area Transit System resigned this afternoon. In a letter sent Friday to his boss CATS CEO Bob Mirabito, Gary Owens doesn't explain why he's leaving. During a scheduled press conference, Mirabito wouldn't answer questions about Owens' resignation or... more »
  • New CATS CEO not an LSU fan Play Video

    June 24, 2013 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Newly-appointed Capital Area Transit System CEO Bob Mirabito said he's ready to take on tough criticism, polarizing opinions and past-due deadlines. But he's not ready to fully root on the Tigers just yet. A Notre Dame alum and civil engineer with a Masters in Business... more »
  • CATS and NxGen hope to save capital bus system

    January 11, 2011 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new mass transit advocacy group hopes to "raise awareness" in order to the increase the number of bus riders in the capital area. NxGen Mass Transit formed from local business and community leaders. Through public forums and social media, the groups plans to get the... more »
  • CATS bus cuts outrage riders

    December 20, 2010 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- After the Capital Area Transit System's recent announcement of a $1.2 million budget shortfall for 2011, many bus riders are livid with the system's plan to balance the books. Monday, CATS detailed the ways they will keep the company out of the red. The plan calls to... more »

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    Suicide guns at auction

    October 30, 2014

    GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA- A coroner in western Pennsylvania is about to auction off about 100 guns used in suicides and other accidental shooting deaths. Coroner... more »
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    Denver pleads for Denver

    October 30, 2014

    DENVER, COLORADO- There is a call in Denver for vandals to return a bust of singer John Denver that disappeared during a Halloween party hosted... more »
  • Feed a Family wraps up Friday

    October 30, 2014

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ's "Feed A Family" food drive is still collecting non-perishable foods through Friday. Food bank officials said this summer has been... more »
  • Woman accused of sexually abusing child, dog
    Woman accused of sexually abusing child, dog

    October 30, 2014

    HARVEY - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Jefferson Parish woman and accused her of sexually abusing a toddler as well as a dog, and videotaping both... more »
  • SU band to perform in 2015 Battle of the Bands
    SU band to perform in 2015 Battle of the Bands

    October 30, 2014

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University officials announced Thursday that the "Human Jukebox" will march in the 13th annual Honda Battle of the Bands in Atlanta,... more »