Listeria outbreak linked to cheese; 1 dead, 4 sickened

A listeria outbreak linked to cheese might have killed one person and sickened four others in four states, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. One of the cases was a pregnant woman who suffered a miscarriage.

Bond Commission approves over $344.7 million for local projects and approximately $5.6 million in savings

The State Bond Commission approved over $344.7 million for projects statewide and approximately $5.6 million in savings from refinancing existing public debt at its June 20 meeting, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy.

Late Pope John Paul II to get sainthood, Vatican says

The Roman Catholic Church will declare the late Pope John Paul II a saint, the Vatican announced Friday.

Chrysler recalls nearly half-million vehicles over head restraint issue

Chrysler took the preemptive step this week of recalling nearly half a million vehicles because of issues with the active head-restraint function found in several makes and models.

Trayvon Martin's mother, brother take the stand

Prosecutors on Friday called Trayvon Martin's mother and brother to the stand in the trial of the man who fatally shot him.

Hundreds turn up to support Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington's decision

"From this day forward, I sincerely promise, I will set an example for all other youth to follow and I shall never do anything that would bring disgrace of dishonor upon God, my Country and its flag, my parents, myself or the Young Marines

Greenwood's 'God Bless The USA' turns 30

One of the country's best-known, modern patriotic songs turned 30 this year. Lee Greenwood penned his classic "God Bless The USA" in May of 1983.

Runners turn out for Firecracker 5K

Over 3800 runners spent their 4th of July morning running. Runners from all over the Ark-La-Tex participated in the annual Firecracker 5K run at Mall Saint Vincents in Shreveport.

Controversial sign to be taken down in small TX town

Some call it art. Others say this sign of Playboy's trademark bunny is offensive and doesn't belong in their small Texas town.

VIDEO: TX teen tracks down carjacker, gets possessions back

A teen in Houston goes on the hunt for a man she says put a gun in her face and stole her car. Her detective work leads police to the suspect and into a car chase when he makes a run for it.