At least 112 killed in China plant fire

An early morning fire at a poultry processing plant in northeast China killed at least 112 people, state-run Xinhua news agency said. Another 54 workers were injured.

Reward increased for TX 'Most Wanted Sex Offender'

The reward for Mark Steven Bauman, 52, a Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June.

11 cited in weekend Shreveport checkpoint

Caddo sheriff’s deputies cited 11 violators for disregarding seatbelts laws during a weekend checkpoint conducted as part of the nationwide “Click it or Ticket” enforcement campaign.

Shreveport man arrested for sending nude images to juveniles

A Shreveport man has been arrested by Caddo Sheriff’s detectives for sending nude images of himself to three juvenile girls.

NSU: Hickman named Nurse Educator of the Year

Northwestern State University’s College of Nursing and Allied Health named Debbie Hickman Educator of the Year. Hickman is an assistant professor of nursing at Northwestern State’s Leesville-Fort Polk campus.

NSU student appointed to Rehabilitation Council

Cassidy Brooke Byles’ personal experience living with a spinal cord injury opened her eyes to the needs of individuals with disabilities.

Is pork a national security asset?

 Is America's pig supply a critical national security asset? That's a question being raised by the planned $5 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods by China's Shuanghui International.

Former Livingston Parish President arrested for domestic abuse

 The former Livingston Parish President was arrested last night for domestic abuse.

Schumer thinks immigration bill will pass by July 4

 Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer, part of the bipartisan "Gang of Eight" on immigration reform, predicted Sunday that the Senate will pass his group's bill by July 4.

Swimmer swept over Yosemite waterfall

Park rangers spent Sunday searching for a teenage swimmer who was swept over a nearly 600-foot waterfall in California's Yosemite National Park over the weekend.