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.

SCAM ALERT: Computer virus scam targeting Bossier residents

The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force is advising residents to be aware of a computer virus designed to scam people out of money that has recently surfacing in the area.

NFL does away with AFC, NFC Pro Bowl; replaces with player draft

The National Football League announced on Wednesday they are doing away with the traditional format of the Pro Bowl which places the AFC against the NFC.

DETECTIVES: Caddo Parish robber stikes in Alabama

According to Caddo Sheriff's detectives, a man who robbed a credit union in Caddo Parish on Friday, also robbed a bank in Alabama over the weekend.

Woman sentenced to 2 years in prison for 4th DWI, $5,000 fine

U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Kathleen Larsen Coker, 51, of Minden, La., was sentenced Monday before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E.