Bomb Disposal Hero Killed Days Before Afghan Leave

A British Army explosives specialist who became a legend by risking his life to defuse more than 60 Taliban roadside bombs was killed in Afghanistan during his final mission before he took leave, the Times of London reported Tuesday.

Evacuation advisory issued for south Bossier

SHREVEPORT — Area officials have issued an evacuation advisory for people below Highway 154 to the Loggy Bayou bridge and west to the Red River. Officials have set up emergency sandbagging operations and a command center at the intersection

Digital Images Released of Missing Madeleine McCann

British police have released new age-enhanced pictures of Madeleine McCann as part of a fresh appeal for information.

Abortion Clinic Director Quits After Watching Procedure

The former director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in southeast Texas says she had a "change of heart" after watching an abortion last month — and she quit her job and joined a pro-life group in praying outside the facility.

Governor Jindal seeking aide for Bossier area

Bossier City— Governor Jindal flew over the area this weekend and says he will ask for federal help to cope with the flooding and storm damage. Jindal was at the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness in Bossier City Sunday t

Police Searching for Missing Florida Baby

Florida authorities were searching for a baby girl missing on the Panhandle on Monday.

Ford posts $977 million quarter profit


CDC: Contaminated Beef May Be Linked to 2 Deaths

A federal health official says two deaths and 26 other illnesses may be linked to possibly contaminated ground beef recalled by a New York company.

Convict escapes jail

BOSSIER CITY — Julio Keenum, a state Corrections Department transfer, is on the loose. The Bossier Sheriff's office says the man is thought to have left from his assigned work detail.

Ship Built With World Trade Center Steel Visits N.Y.

The new Navy assault ship USS New York, built with World Trade Center steel, arrived in its namesake city Monday with a 21-gun salute near the site of the 2001 terrorist attack.