Texas man accused of pulling gun near White House

A man suspected of pulling a pistol out of a holster near the White House on Tuesday told police "I was only going to fire a couple of shots if no one confronted me," according to court documents.

GRAPHIC WARNING: MA police photographer releases photos of Boston bomber surrendering to police

The backlash over Rolling Stone's cover photo of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev led to the release of new photos of his capture Thursday, images a police photographer said show "the real Boston bomber."

Extraordinary dog helps put child predators behind bars

One special dog is helping detectives in Tangipahoa Parish put child predators behind bars. Hayward the dog comes to work every day at the Child Advocacy Center in Hammond to do one important job.

Bossier City accountant sentenced to 3 months in prison for stealing over $500,000

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that Murlin D. Graham, 37, of Bossier City, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter to 36 months in prison and three years of supervised release.

Boy Scouts ban obese kids from program

Hiking! Zip-lining! Rock climbing! About 30,000 Boy Scouts and 7,000 adults are out in the mountains of southern West Virginia for the National Scouts Jamboree -- and they all had to meet a body mass index cut-off.

5 things you need to know for your new day

Welcome to the Friday version of "5 things for your new day". 1. TRAYVON MARTIN'S PARENTS Stunned by acquittal:

Online auction places $50 million with Louisiana banks

The Louisiana Department of the Treasury completed its 50th Bid Louisiana auction by auctioning $50 million worth of certificates of deposit (CDs) today to provide much-needed capital to 16 community banks across the state, according to State T

Child kidnapped from Center convenience store found safe

A kidnapped 11-year-old child was found safe early Friday morning by Center police.

Preparation is key for missing people

Like many emergencies, it's best to hope for the best, but plan for the worst. That's especially the case with missing people.

Organization helping "back to school" kids

Kids will soon be heading back to school next month and one local organization is looking to help parents with some much needed school items.