Evangelist Alamo Gets 175 Years in Child Sex Case

Evangelist Tony Alamo was sentenced Friday to 175 years in prison for taking little girls as young as 9 across state lines to have sex with them.

Cops: N.C. Man Admits to Kidnapping 5-Year-Old Girl

A North Carolina man has admitted to kidnapping a 5-year-old girl, authorities said Friday, but investigators still have not found the child more than three days after she disappeared from a mobile home park.

'Balloon Boy' Parents Plead Guilty in Hoax Case

The Colorado father of a 6-year-old dubbed "balloon boy" pleaded guilty Friday to attempting to influence a public servant, a felony, in what authorities say was an elaborate hoax for publicity. His wife also entered a guilty plea in the hoax case.

Police wrap up 2-year-old case

LAFAYETTE - Police in Lafayette wrapped up a 2-year old robbery investigation. Simco Wallace Cole of Shreveport allegedly robbed an elderly couple at the Red Roof Inn back in 2007. Authorities say DNA evidence linked him to the crime. Cole i

'No easy way out' for Dems on abortion

WASHINGTON - The sudden spasm of intense debate over abortion on Capitol Hill this week threatens not only to stall the passage of health care legislation, but also to shatter the delicate cease-fire that has governed the abortion issue during the Ob

Police looking for assailant

SHREVEPORT — Ira Cannon is suspected in the shooting and robbery of Bossier resident Carlos Jenkins over the weekend. The man was reportedly shot twice in the face and robbed of his wallet and car keys. The Shreveport Times reports about

City employees to receive bonuses

SHREVEPORT — City workers could have a little extra in their paychecks next month. The city council approved a plan yesterday to offer more than a thousand employees one time payments of 1,000. Officials say the money for the bonuses come

Father, 4 Sons Charged in Missouri Child Rape Case

In what investigators are calling a "horrendous" case of child abuse, five members of a Missouri family — a father and his four adult sons — are being charged with a host of shocking crimes against children as young as 11 years old.

Hearings begin on budget deficit

BOSSIER CITY — Four weeks worth of public hearings on the Bossier City budget have begun. The first meeting drew a large crowd of angry people.