Detective shot in alleged robbery

SHREVEPORT - A Shreveport detective was wounded this morning after a shootout with a suspected bank robber. The alleged robbery happened at the Capital One Bank at Greenwood Road and I-20 a little after nine Tuesday. That's where the suspec

Are Vampires Real? The Science Behind the Myth

From countless depictions of "Dracula" to recent movies like "Twilight" and "New Moon," the vampire has been a staple in film. But is there a scientific basis for the folklore? Is there fact behind the myth of the blood-sucking creature of the night?

Pager Messages Sent During WTC Attacks Posted Online

Hundreds of thousands of electronic messages from 9/11 – including panicked exchanges from the Pentagon and the NYPD – were released today by a nonprofit activist group

Toyota to Replace 4 Million Gas Pedals After Crashes

Toyota Motor Corp. will replace gas pedals on 4 million recalled vehicles in the United States to address problems with sudden acceleration or the pedal becoming stuck in the floor mat.

Experts: Holiday-Related Scams Can Ruin Seasonal Cheer

From bogus charities to identity theft to Web sites selling purportedly authentic wares, consumers can quickly lose their seasonal cheer unless basic preventative steps are taken.

Detective wounded in shootout with alleged robber

SHREVEPORT - A Shreveport police detective exchanged gunfire with a man who allegedly tried to rob a Capital One bank branch and both the officer and suspect were shot. The shootout happened in the 4200 block of Mansfield Road after the robbery of

Holiday gas going up

SHREVEPORT - Gas prices are going up just in time for the holiday season. Officials say in the Shreveport Bossier area right now, prices are at $2.50 a gallon. The national average is at $2.33.

The Black Friday Survival Guide

If you're girding up to venture into the wilds of Mall Country in search of gadget bargains on Black Friday, here are some tips to keep in mind.

Iran Warns Protesters They Risk Kidnapping by Israel

Nearly six months after contested presidential elections sparked widespread violent anti-government demonstrations, Iran's security forces are warning citizens that political protesters are in danger of being kidnapped - by Israel

Weak Consumer Spending, Rising Unemployment Snag Recovery

The economy is not growing as fast as the government first thought and the recovery still faces significant obstacles, including households nervous about spending and rising unemployment.