Death Penalty Fast Facts

 Here's a look at what you need to know about the death penalty in the United States. Facts: Capital punishment is legal in 32 U.S. states. Approximately 3,125 inmates in 35 states are awaiting execution.

Police looking for two suspects in gold, silver scam

The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force has secured criminal arrest warrants for a woman accused of selling bogus silver bars to a local business.

'In God We Trust' banners placed at Bossier substations

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington has placed three “In God We Trust” banners at each of the three substations for anyone to sign to offer their support to restore funding to the Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines program.

POLICE: 8 people held captive in Houston, some for as many as 10 years

According to CNN, eight people have been held captive in a north Houston home, and some for as many as 10 years, police said Friday.

Texas man accused of pulling gun near White House

A man suspected of pulling a pistol out of a holster near the White House on Tuesday told police "I was only going to fire a couple of shots if no one confronted me," according to court documents.

GRAPHIC WARNING: MA police photographer releases photos of Boston bomber surrendering to police

The backlash over Rolling Stone's cover photo of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev led to the release of new photos of his capture Thursday, images a police photographer said show "the real Boston bomber."

Extraordinary dog helps put child predators behind bars

One special dog is helping detectives in Tangipahoa Parish put child predators behind bars. Hayward the dog comes to work every day at the Child Advocacy Center in Hammond to do one important job.

Bossier City accountant sentenced to 3 months in prison for stealing over $500,000

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that Murlin D. Graham, 37, of Bossier City, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter to 36 months in prison and three years of supervised release.

Boy Scouts ban obese kids from program

Hiking! Zip-lining! Rock climbing! About 30,000 Boy Scouts and 7,000 adults are out in the mountains of southern West Virginia for the National Scouts Jamboree -- and they all had to meet a body mass index cut-off.

5 things you need to know for your new day

Welcome to the Friday version of "5 things for your new day". 1. TRAYVON MARTIN'S PARENTS Stunned by acquittal: