Mom gives baby to heroin user so she can be 'a normal teen'

 A St. Charles teenager is accused of giving away her toddler to a heroin user and then claiming it was kidnapped. Charged with endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia is Desiree Ann Marie Cozzoni.

Mayor Glover calls on Gov. Jindal to assist residents sickened by Harrelson landfill

Mayor Cedric Glover has written a letter to Gov. Bobby Jindal seeking financial assistance for residents who say they’re suffering with various health issues related to emissions from the Harrelson landfill.

Home Depot and VOA renovate some local veterans apartments

The Embassy Apartments on Dee St. are undergoing renovations with the help of Home Depot store volunteers who are working together with Volunteers of America to improve housing for local veterans.

Shreveport Police searching for missing teen

The Shreveport Police Department is looking for a teenager who has been missing since late September.

DPS: Texas fugitive with violent past wanted

 The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Alfredo Rangel, 37, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

Spider gets trapped under man's skin

A man in Australia has been dubbed "Spider Man" after a bizarre turn of events during a trip to Bali.

Waiter, there's a mouse in my coffee

When you go to McDonald's and order coffee, you expect the house blend, not the mouse blend. "It was a dead mouse."

Movie set being built for "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice"

Two of the most popular Superheroes of all time will square off in a fight for the ages in New Mexico. Busy crews are building sets in the desert for the movie "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice."

Over 48 million Americans live in poverty

Over 48 million Americans live in poverty, according to a special report by the Census Bureau Thursday that provides an alternative look at the worst off people in the nation than the official numbers that come out in September.

Coming soon: Call Starbucks, and have your latte waiting

 For those of you who just can't wait to spend $4 for your Venti latte, Starbucks is about to allow customers to pre-order and prepay for thei