Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:37 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:37:59 GMT
BAYTOWN, TX (KHOU/CBS) - A man who hid in a woman's vehicle attempting to rob her ended up in the hospital when she gave him more of a fight than he bargained for. Dorothy Baker was driving home with herMore >>
Dorothy Baker was willing to protect her two boys from harm at all costs, and things turned out worse for the suspect than for her family.More >>
LSU fans watched on pins and needles from the get go Tuesday afternoon as the Tigers fell behind early in their elimination game at the College World Series. Fans like Thomas Allen, who called in sickMore >>
LSU fans watched on pins and needles from the get go Tuesday afternoon as the Tigers fell behind early in their elimination game at the College World Series.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 8:36 AM EDT2013-06-19 12:36:26 GMT
Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a house fire early Wednesday morning. It sparked at a home in the 700 block of Holt Drive in Baton Rouge around 3:30 a.m. Holt is off Goodwood BoulevardMore >>
Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a fire that sent a woman and her five children running for their lives early Wednesday morning.More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
Bus and light-rail riders will be paying more to ride starting March 1.
The cost of a 1-Ride on the local bus, LINK, and light rail is rising by $.25 while the riders on the Express/RAPID will be paying an additional $.50.
Valley Metro is raising costs so that the Express/RAPID riders will share more of the transit operations costs.
Valley Metro will also start offering a 15-day pass in addition to their 31-day pass. The 15-day pass will allow frequent riders more flexibility without accruing the costs of a 31-day pass. Due to a lack of demand Valley Metro will be eliminating the 3-day pass because of a lack of demand.
Dial-a-Ride is also facing a price increase as a way to pace the bus and light rail fares. The Dial-a-Ride fares are rising from $3.50 to $4, this price is twice that of a 1-Ride fare. Dial-a-Ride increases will affect the East Valley (Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Scottsdale and Tempe, the Northwest Valley (Sun City and Youngtown), the Southwest Valley (Avondale, Goodyear and Tolleson) and Phoenix.
Fare increases are also affecting the Valley Metro Platinum Pass and ASU U-Pass, however those increases will be determined by the employers and ASU. In addition the Semester Pass used by Maricopa County Community College students will be facing a fare increase in the summer of 2013.