1 dead, another injured in Shreveport parking lot shooting

Officials tell KMSS one person is dead after an early morning shooting in Shreveport. It happened at around 3 a.m. at the La Tierra Apartments on the 6100 block of Tierra near Pines Road.

Female gun ownership soaring

Target practice isn't just for the guys anymore. A recent Gallup poll showed the number of women with a gun in their home or on their property has increased to 43 percent, a record high.

Jail time could be coming for illegal abortions

BATON ROUGE,LA  — There's no clear penalty currently.

New Orleans Hornets to continue receiving tax incentives

BATON ROUGE --- At the Capitol today, the Senate sent a tax break bill to the Governor's desk that will save the New Orleans Hornets $37 million over the next 10 years.

State treasurer says Jindal administration doesn't listen to him

Baton Rouge, La — State Treasurer John Kennedy sent an angry open letter to Governor Jindal, saying it's time the administration started listening to him.

Caddo Parish deputies fail to find biting bandit

An unsuccessful manhunt for a Caddo Parish burglar took place this afternoon in Shreveport. Deputies tell KMSS the man is wanted for shoplifting at the Walmart on Mansfield Road.

House washers accused of robbing clients

IBERIA PARISH, LA  — Two men are behind bars for allegedly stealing jewelry and valuables while they were supposed to be washing peoples’ houses.

Bat-wielding robber takes trashbag of cigarettes from Shreveport Circle K

Authorities are looking for a bat-wielding man who robbed a Circle K convenience store in Shreveport. It happened Sunday morning in the 300 block of Kings Highway.

What 'X Factor' can do for Britney Spears

Singing competition shows like "American Idol" and "The Voice" don't only make stars, they rehabilitate them.

Zimmerman prosecutors release evidence list

Prosecutors released a summary of evidence Tuesday in the case against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who is accused of second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin.