BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana House recently passed a bill that allows teachers to be evaluated based on student test scores.
The legislation now goes to the Senate for discussion.
Those in favor, say it better ties teachers to student education.
A California scientist says those working to contain the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico don't have proper safety gear.
Doctor Gina Solomon is concerned responders do not have equipment ventilators, goggles and protective suits.
The body found in Red Chute Bayou last week has been identified as 39-year-old Nancy Miller of Haughton.
Authorities say she had been missing since early March, and they believe Miller's disappearance was her own doing.
The investigation is ong
SHREVEPORT - Two men are behind bars for using stolen credit cards to purchase $10,000 in pizza.
Authorities say the men had Dominoes delivered to their house for six months using the cards.
In all, the two stole over 84 credit cards.
Governor Bobby Jindal continues to work out new plans in the fight against the crisis on the coast.
Jindal says he's ready to protect Louisiana under the worst case scenario.
Jindal is requesting 8 million feet of absorbent and hard boom, as we
The continues to spread in the Gulf of Mexico, but officials still are giving it their all.
The fire hasn't been an adequate match for the oil, so British Petroleum is working on other options.
One plan involves a dome-type chamber system to ca
SHREVEPORT - A Haughton woman was arrested Thursday after driving her tractor through a neighbor's fence and breaking into a house.
Police say 47-year-old Kathleen Kerneen nearly hit the owner of the property in the head with the bucket of the mac
The Pentagon has approved the use of two Air Force planes to dump chemicals on the oil spill threatening the Gulf coast.
The planes were sent from Ohio to Mississippi Thursday to await orders.
A number of civilian planes have already been doin