Jindal approves protective wall of sand

The U.S. Coast Guard has approved Governor Jindal's $350 million plan to create a wall of sand along the coast. Officials say It is to keep crude from creeping into the marsh.

Oil dispersant making workers sick

As crews work to cleanup the nasty spill, many are starting to get sick.

New deepwater permits put on hold nationwide

President Obama has put a hold on all new deepwater oil drilling permits. The freeze could last as long as six months, while the investigation of the exploded rig continues.

BP attempting 'top kill' maneuver

A lot is riding on British Petroleum as crews work to carry out the 'top kill' maneuver. The technique involves shooting thousands of pounds of heavy mud into a five-story stack of pipes to clog the well.

Fast food restaurant catches fire

A Shreveport Burger King off Line Avenue caught fire Tuesday. They say a broiler in the kitchen caught fire, spreading through the restaurant. No injuries were reported.  

BP and EPA clash over cleanup

The feds and BP continue to clash on how to handle cleanup efforts.

Shreveport plant produces last Hummer

The last Hummer to be made in Shreveport has rolled off the line. The Hummer brand by General Motors was discontinued in late February.

States fight to save wildlife

Louisiana wildlife is taking a heavy hit due to the Gulf spill. Marine birds have especially been burdened by the massive spill and wildlife centers have been doing their best to find and rescue them.

White House eyes a compromise on gays in military

WASHINGTON – A proposal to step up the repeal of the ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military but still allow the Pentagon time — perhaps even years — to implement new policies was being discussed Monday by admi

State Representative Burrel running for mayor

State Representative Roy Burrell announced he is running for Shreveport mayor. Mr. Burrel has served in the Louisiana legislature for the past eight years. The primary election is set for October 2.