Georgia to execute its 1st female prisoner in 70 years

Not since Lena Baker, an African-American convicted of murder in Randolph County, has Georgia executed a woman. The state is scheduled to snap that 70-year streak on Wednesday.

Oscar ratings is lowest in 6 years

The Oscars gave out many awards on Sunday night, but best ratings was not one of them.

15 million workers still earn under $10 an hour

Many are saying "Hallelujah" and "finally" to news that Walmart is raising wages. Target and other major retailers are feeling pressure to do the same.

Inmate walks away while being treated at local hospital

An inmate being guarded by a private security company walked away from a local hospital this morning while receiving treatment there.

Local man's charges upgraded after 7-month-old died

A Shreveport man’s charges were upgraded yesterday after he was accused of severely injuring an infant early Saturday morning.

Victim identified in fatal pedestrian accident

Shreveport Police have identified the man killed following a pedestrian versus vehicle crash last Thursday evening in west Shreveport.

Unraveling a motive in trial of 'American Sniper's' alleged killer

After eight days of testimony, the trial of the "American Sniper's" alleged killer has not answered the one question that still haunts the families of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield.

ETX man dies after car hydroplanes, crashes into vehicle head-on

A Tenaha man died over the weekend after his vehicle hydroplaned and crashed into another automobile head-on.

School and business closures

The following area schools and businesses will be closed due to the threat of inclement weather: MONDAY NIGHT CLOSURES/CANCELLATIONS:

Joey Logano wins Daytona 500

Joey Logano won the Daytona 500 on Sunday to capture NASCAR's season-opening Sprint Cup race. It's the first time Logano has won the 500.