Shreveport #20: Fastest growing cities

Shreveport received a dose of good news this week when nerdwallet.com ranked it No. 20 among America’s fastest-growing cities.

Missing Bowie County man found dead

Joseph Edward Gaspard, 48, of Bowie County, was found dead this morning in a wooded area between County Road 4313 and Highway 259. No foul play is suspect at this time.

REPORT: FEMA refuses to provide aid to West, Texas after plant explosion

Media reports are stating Governor Rick Perry received a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency saying they are not going to provide money to assist in rebuilding a Central Texas town that was ripped apart by a fertilizer plant exp

In between back flips and splits, naked man assaults passengers at train station

A glistening man with a wild head of hair turns fare gates into balance beams at a San Francisco subway station, stretching and doing back flips buck-naked.

Girl to get long-awaited lung transplant

Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis whose family fought to have her prioritized for adult organs, is getting a new set of lungs, her family told CNN Wednesday. Murnaghan was in surgery in the morning.

Natchitoches Jaycees raise money for Issac Scholarship at NSU

The Natchitoches Area Jaycees donated $4,500 raised at the Cookin’ on The Cane Barbecue Festival to the Ricky Issac Jr. Scholarship Fund at Northwestern State University.

NSU to host Energy Camp

Energy Camp Louisiana for incoming 10th, 11th and 12th grade students from Natchitoches, Red River and DeSoto parishes will take place on the Northwestern State University campus July 8-12.

Tee up for free golf on Father's Day

Attention all DADS! DADS, the new comedy premiering this fall on FOX, is offering fathers free golf at participating golfing facilities across the country this Father’s Day! The closest location to the ArkLaTex is Top Golf in Dallas, TX.

Most charitable states in America

A recent spate of disasters, including the Oklahoma tornadoes, the Boston bombing and the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, has people across the country reaching for their wallets to help out.

Not guilty plea for suspect in alleged decade-long Ohio kidnapping

An Ohio man accused of murder, rape and holding three women in a Cleveland house against their will pleaded not guilty Wednesday. His attorney said it was an effort to stave off a death penalty and an arduous trial.