Castro sentenced to life without parole, will never leave jail for any reason

Ariel Castro, 53, who pleaded guilty to kidnapping three women and holding them for 10 years, was sentenced on Thursday afternoon to life in prison without the possibilty of parole.

REPORT: TX troopers arrest 1,100 over July 4th weekend for drunk driving

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers made more than 1,100 DWI arrests during a 10-day special enforcement period, which included the July 4th holiday.

Theta Chi chapter receives national honor

The Northwestern State University chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity recently received a Chapter Achievement Award for accomplishments in several categories. The award is one of the top honors presented to a chapter by Theta Chi Fraternity.

Trio of 2016 Republicans heading to South Carolina

Three prominent Republican governors thought to have designs on the White House will descend on the early primary state of South Carolina later this month to raise money for Gov.

Snowden has political asylum, can stay in Russia for a year, lawyer says

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden's application for political asylum has been approved, and he has left a Moscow airport, Russian lawyer Anatoly Kucherena told CNN on Thursday.

SPD warns of scammers in the area

The Shreveport Police Department is asking area residents to be wary of suspicious phone calls that have been reported to authorities.

Fixing Shreveport streets

The Shreveport City Council is looking at setting a date to start repairing some of Shreveport’s busiest streets through the joint repair program.

Frm. LA Governor's wife in labor

This afternoon Trina Edwards, the wife of former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards, announced via her Facebook account that she is in labor. The couple plans to name their baby boy Edwin Wallace.

I Love the Ark-La-Tex: Bead Town Natchitoches

300 is pretty old, but believe it or not, that's how old the small town of Natchitoches is turning this winter.

CHRISTUS to close Sutton Children's emergency department

As part of the transition to their Highland location on Bert Kouns Industrial Pkwy, CHRISTUS Schumpert will be closing the pediatric emergency department at Sutton Children's Hospital as of August 12.