6 foreign nationals sentenced in TX for roles in a human smuggling organization

The leader of a human smuggling organization and five others were sentenced to federal prison Friday for their roles in a conspiracy to transport or harbor aliens illegally present in the country, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Bowman on Beer: Mummy yeast and wicked beasts

Greg Bowman is an Editor Producer with CNN Creative Services in Atlanta and is also a craft beer enthusiast. Follow his beer escapades on Twitter @gboCNN.

VIDEO: TX widow puts up billboard to find husband's killer

The family of a Houston man who was killed one year ago this month are hoping a billboard will help crack the case. Police say three men shot John Martinez, October 13th, 2012, outside his home and took his wallet and cellphone.

Man arrested in connection with 5 deaths near Dallas

A man was in custody Tuesday after five people were found dead in several locations of one Dallas-area city, police said.

Cell phone stops bullet aimed at Florida gas station clerk

A gas station clerk's smartphone may have saved his life Monday by blocking a bullet fired at his chest in an attempted armed robbery.

ROTC announces upcoming events

Northwestern State University’s Department of Military Science will commemorate Veteran’s Day with a “Salute to Servicemen” on Saturday, November 9 and a downtown car and bike show Sunday, November 10.

Farm bill is back on the table, local farmers worried about their future if its not passed

The government shutdown left federal employees jobless for two weeks but soon, the government could leave our Louisiana farmers jobless, for a lot longer.

Jesse Jackson Jr. reports to prison, but where is he?

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

One dead in Friday night one-vehicle wreck

Authorities have released the name of a man killed in a one vehicle crash Friday evening.

Obama admin. knew millions could not keep their health insurance

President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it.