Monroe hires new superintendent

The Monroe city school system has hired a new superintendent. Kathleen Harris won after a narrow4-3 vote Tuesday.

YWCA doors near closing

The YWCA may soon be closing its doors. The program has functioned for years to help local women struggling with raising children and abuse problems.

Police offer reward for murder suspect

Police are now offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Deedrick Jackson. The 30-year-old is wanted in connection with the murder of 53-year-old Kelly White this weekend.

Man arrested for allegedly stealing rocks

A Shreveport man is arrested for taking rocks from a gas well site and using them to pave his driveway. The company says they asked 57-year-old James Tyler twice not to take the rocks before he was arrested.

Shreveport man arrested after alleged shooting

A Shreveport man was arrested Saturday after shooting two people. Police say 21-year-old Richard Cannon began arguing with one of the victims before shooting.

Gulf gets help from afar

Relief for the massive oil spill comes from all corners of the United States.  A coast guard crew in Hawaii has been sent to help with the cleanup.

Teen drowns in Toledo Bend Reservoir

A Ville Platte teen reportedly drowned in the Toledo Bend Reservoir Monday. Friends of 19-year-old Corey Soileau say he went under the water and never came up.

Experts look to cap leak after top kill failure

With the top kill method unsuccessful, experts work on their newest attempts to plug the leak. The procedure involves cutting off part of the busted pipe, then lowering a cap onto the leak.

Top kill method fails in Gulf

After three separate attempts of shooting mud and debris into the leaking well, the top kill method has failed. British Petroleum made the official announcement Saturday.

Coast Guard approves dredge plan

The Coast Guard approved Governor Jindal's 'dredging' plan Thursday. The move will cost $350 million and involves building sand walls along the Louisiana coast to keep crude from creeping into the marsh.