Louisiana granted over $10 million to turn around lowest-performing schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Louisiana will receive $10.1 million to turn around its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

Several northwest Louisiana students selected as LYAC members

Some of Louisiana's most outstanding students have been selected as new members of the Louisiana Legislative Youth Advisory Council (LYAC) and will work together over the next year in an effort to influence the legislative process and make

FBI: Girls witnessed Mayes suicide

The two young girls were on their stomachs. From where they lay, they could see Adam Mayes, the man who took them from their home in Tennessee two weeks prior and who now had them hiding in the Mississippi woods.

Shreveport robbery victim climbs through neighbor's window to survive shooting

A Shreveport man is recovering in a local hospital after being shot during a robbery.

Officials release name of Shreveport hit and run victim

Officials have released the name of a Shreveport man that was killed Wednesday night in a hit and run.

Rural residents react to U.S.P.S decision

Almost 4,000 rural post offices across the country faced the chopping block this year, after the United State Postal Services announced it would close branches to save money.

Reported death, severe neck injuries prompt recall of pool slide

If you're heading to the pool this summer, be on the lookout for an inflatable water slide toy that federal authorities say can be deadly. The U.S.

Bossier Parish Community College set to graduate highest number of students ever

Once again, Bossier Parish Community College not only records the highest spring enrollment in its forty-four year history, the College is set to graduate its highest number of students during two graduation ceremonies on Friday, May 11 in the

Baton Rouge man booked on 100 counts of child pornography

Baton Rouge—A Baton Rouge man has been arrested and charged with 100 counts of pornography involving juveniles, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Fugitive may think kidnapped girls are his, mother-in-law says

A murder and kidnap suspect may believe he's the father of the two young girls he's accused of abducting, his mother-in-law said Thursday.