GRAPHIC WARNING: Ex-L.A. teacher sentenced to 25 years in lewdness case

A former Los Angeles school district teacher pleaded no contest Friday to 23 felony counts of lewd acts on 23 children and was immediately sentenced to 25 years in prison, the district attorney's office said.

Death penalty states scramble for lethal injection drugs

 A federal civil complaint in Texas claims the defendants may have falsified prescriptions, lied to pharmacies and perhaps even broken the law, but they're not drug runners.

Texas oil pipeline fire causes evacuation of town near Dallas

A Texas community near Dallas has temporarily become a ghost town, after a nearby pipeline fire, which has been burning for nearly two days, caused it to be evacuated.

Parkway helps with Operation Blessing

Deputies with The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Department were at Parkway High School this morning to receive a big donation. The school was able to collect over 3000 canned goods to help with Operation Blessing.

Soldier with Ark-La-Tex ties killed in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Richard Lee Vazquez, 28, of Seguin, Tx., died Nov. 13, 2013, of wounds received from an improvised explosive device blast in, Panjwai province, Afghanistan.Vasquez was originally from Mansfield, LA.

CPSO investigates injury accident

Caddo sheriff's deputies are investigating a traffic accident that left a bicyclist injured this morning.

Additional arrest made in car burglary capers

Another suspect is behind bars following investigations into a series of car burglaries which has already landed three teens in jail.

Traffic advisory for the National Black Rodeo finals trail ride on Saturday afternoon

City Police Department will be making some traffic flow adjustments on portions of the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway Saturday afternoon to accommodate the Northwest Louisiana Trail Riders Association’s trail ride.

Bossier man charged with murdering missing wife

Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office investigators have issued a warrant for 2nd degree murder of a north Bossier City man after his wife disappeared Thursday morning.

FDA approves medical device to treat epilepsy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a device to help reduce the frequency of seizures in epilepsy patients who have not responded well to medications.