Raph Rhymes named SEC Player of the Year

BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — LSU outfielder Raph Rhymes was selected 2012 SEC Baseball Player of the Year, the league announced Tuesday. Rhymes leads the nation in hitting with a .459 batting average.

Parents of dead ETX baby choose prayer over calling 911

Wells, Tx — Cherokee County officials are investigating the death of an infant, whose parents chose to pray over the baby before calling for help 15 hours after the child's death.

Officials release identity of Shreveport man killed while walking in roadway

Shreveport authorities have released the name of a man killed last weekeend walking in a roadway. The dead man has been identified as 23-year-old Joshua W. Bruce of Shreveport.

Deliberations resume in John Edwards trial after long weekend

After the long Memorial Day weekend, jurors return Tuesday for a seventh day of deliberation in the corruption trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards. The jury began its deliberations a week ago.

The newest tabloid craze: Mug shots

Imagine going to the internet to search your name only to find a mug shot from years ago posted on multiple websites. There are publications and websites whose sole purpose is to feature police booking photos.

Caddo Sheriff's Office to sell unclaimed animals

Donkeys, horses, and a hog will go up for public sale this weekend after their owners either released them to the Caddo Sheriff's Office or failed to claim their loose livestock.

Shreveport woman shoots self in hand during altercation

A local woman who apparently shot herself in the hand during a dispute in North Shreveport this evening has been arrested.

Ark-La-Tex observes Memorial Day

Across the Ark-La-Tex on Memorial Day, there are dozens of barbecues and backyard parties. However, there are also many ceremonies, reminding us what the day truly means.

Friendships influence kids' activity levels

While children do not make or break friendships based on physical activity, a new study suggests their social network of friends can greatly influence how much they move. The research was published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday.

Former LSU player arrested after reacting to cousins' recent murders

Port Allen, La — A former LSU safety is locked up on charges after reacting the murder of two of his relatives in Port Allen.