UPDATE: Jury selected in Lil' Boosie trial

BATON ROUGE, LA --- The jury is now seated in the First-Degree murder trial for rapper Lil' Boosie. Opening statements are scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 5. The jury consists of 9 women and three men.

Hammond man charged with 14 counts of child porn

On Wednesday, Louisiana State Police Region I Detectives arrested 28-year old Robert Bertoniere of Hammond, LA following an investigation into suspected online child pornography.

Man dies after allegedly robbing Shreveport convenience store

A man collapsed and died this afternoon after allegedly robbing a west Shreveport business.

State fire marshal returning to office following investigation

BATON ROUGE – Butch Browning will be reinstated as the Louisiana State Fire Marshal effective Monday, May 7th, following a State Police investigation which found that there is no factual evidence to support an attempt to defraud the depar

Louisiana Tech moves to Conference USA in 2013

RUSTON, La. — In a news conference on campus on Friday, Louisiana Tech University accepted an invitation to join Conference USA in all sports starting in July 2013.

Shreveport officer behind bars for stealing during search of house

A Shreveport police officer was arrested in office today for allegedly stealing property during the execution of a search warrant. Officials charged Ryan Robinson, 28, with theft and malfeasance.

Bossier City shooting victim heads straight from hospital to jail

Bossier City police have arrested a young man in connection with a shooting earlier this week in which he was shot. Detectives arrested 19-year old Damario Sheldon Kelly, of Bossier City, on a charge of aggravated assault.

Beastie Boys Adam Yauch dies at 47

Adam Yauch of the pioneering hip hop group the Beastie Boys has died at the age of 47. Yauch had been receiving treatment for salivary gland cancer since 2009.

TEA Party Express to stop in ETX

We the People is sponsoring the Tyler stop for the TEA Party Express National Bus Tour "Restoring the American Dream." The bus arrives Friday afternoon at 5:30 at Lonestar Event Center, 4036 Farm Road 2767 ( East Erwin) outside the Lo

Obama administration tightens fracking rules

NEW YORK — The Obama administration tightened rules on hydraulic fracturing Friday, requiring the discloser of chemicals used in the process when done on federal and American Indian lands.