Army private gets 2 life sentences for plan to attack Ft. Hood soldiers

Army Pvt. Naser Jason Abdo was sentenced to life in prison Friday for planning to bomb a restaurant in Killeen, Texas, when it was filled with soldiers and their families.

Train derails, splits saltwater tanker in two

UPDATE: The crossing on Booker Road is now open. The train was separated to alleviate traffic congestion. Crews continue to clear the wreckage.

Heisman hopeful, LSU football player Tyrann Mathieu kicked off team

LSU Head Coach Les Miles called a special press conference today to announce that Tyrann Mathieu has been removed from the team due to a policy violation.

Official: Man in Afghan security uniform kills 3 U.S. troops

A man in an Afghan military uniform killed three U.S. troops Friday in southern Afghanistan, the latest in a series of assaults against NATO soldiers by Afghans clad in security force garb.

Lafayette sheriff investigating death of female inmate

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a parish inmate at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

Saints/Cowboys Poll

It’s that time of year again football fans, the start of the NFL Season! The Shreveport market is unique.

1.3 million dishwashers recalled

More than 1 million GE and Hotpoint dishwashers are being recalled after a series of fires.

Bossier City police searching for runaway teen

The Bossier City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway teenager.

Louisiana charter school changing pregnancy test requirement

A Louisiana charter school is changing a policy that required pregnant students to be removed from class and home-schooled, pending board approval, a school official said Thursday.

Two pets die in Shreveport house fire

A morning house fire in the 2600 block of Meriwether Rd. in Shreveport took the life of two pets. Firefighters received a call for help at around 10:30 a.m. When fire companies arrived, they found smoke billowing from the roof.