Mother's Day spending tops $18 billion

Mother's Day is known as a day to celebrate mom, but it looks like retailers had a reason to celebrate as well. Total spending for the day was expected to top $18 billion this year.

Gold buying business shut down with arrest of owner

A local business owner sits behind bars tonight following his arrest on multiple charges including Illegal possession of stolen things.

Governor Jindal signs Veterans legislation

BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law today a bill to exempt disabled veterans from having to pay the fee to obtain a special identification card. HB 590 by Representative Karen St.

Verdict reached in Lil’ Boosie trial

BATON ROUGE,LA  — A verdict has been reached in the First-Degree murder trial against Rapper Torrence Hatch, aka Lil’ Boosie. He has been found Not Guilty. We will have all the details coming up on NBC33 News at 5:00 p.m.

Bossier City principal accused of putting trashcan over students head

The principal of Sun City Elementary School in Bossier City has been charged with simple battery after allegedly placing a trash can over a student's head.

Blind Bossier City 5th grader overcomes odds to graduate from D.A.R.E.

A special D.A.R.E. graduation will take place Monday at Plantation Park Elementary in Bossier City.

Discovery of oldest known Mayan calendar

Xultún, Guatemala — Nestled in the deep trenches of the Guatemalan rain forest, at the largest-known Classic Mayan site, Xultún, scientists have uncovered the remnants of what appears to be the earliest known Mayan calendar

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.