Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, dies Monday

Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, died Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, her company said on its website. She was 61.

One dead, two injured after tavern shooting in Iberia Parish

One person is dead and two others were sent to the hospital after a shooting incident that happened early this morning at a tavern located in Iberia Parish.

Early voting begins in Texas runoff

Voters in Texas began casting early voting ballots Monday in the bitter GOP Senate runoff election between Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and his tea party-backed rival Ted Cruz.

Cost of debt ceiling fight: $1.3 billion

Turns out there's a price to pay for incessant fighting in Congress and political grandstanding.

Mariah Carey joins “American Idol” as new judge

Mariah Carey, one of the best-selling female recording artists of all time, has joined AMERICAN IDOL as a new judge. A five-time Grammy Award-winning global superstar with more than 200 million records sold worldwide and more No.

Movie filming temporarily closes roads in Bossier City

A few city streets in the vicinity of the CenturyLink Center will close this week to accommodate filming for the movie “Olympus Has Fallen.”

Victim named in Shreveport homicide

A woman was shot and killed in Shreveport's Highland neighborhood last night, and authorities are working at this hour to identify and apprehend the person responsible for her death.

Woman pulls butcher knife, slashes neighbor during argument

Shreveport authorities have taken a women into custody after she used a butcher knife during a dispute with a neighbor in the Caddo Heights neighborhood.

West Monroe Navy man killed in helicopter crash

The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two sailors who died in a helicopter crash July 19 in Oman.

Bossier City man missing since July 19

Bossier City police are asking the public for help with locating a man reported missing.