Powerful 8.0 quake strikes off Solomon Islands and triggers tsunami warnings

An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific early Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, sparking a tsunami warning.

Two armed men rob Shreveport bank

Authorities are searching for two men who held up a west Shreveport bank Tuesday morning.

Fire breaks out in Queensborough grocery store

The Expressway Grocery on Alabama Street in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood can't catch any breaks.

BESE visits Caddo Parish schools

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education works to make sure that students are receiving the best education possible to prepare them for the future.

Wells Island Road waterline update

Commissioner Michael Williams has proposed to the Caddo Commission to pay the full cost of installing a water line along Wells Island Road.

Delays for tax returns

Tax season was delayed for about two weeks due to the Internal Revenue Service updating new systems, but residents might have to wait just a little while longer if they plan to file with certain tax credits.

Louisiana police department's positive posting goes viral

Headlines about the most negative aspects of life seem to saturate daily discussions.

Pentagon expected to expand benefits to same-sex spouses

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is expected to announce this week that same-sex spouses of service members will be granted some benefits that they had been denied until now, according to an Obama administration official.

Details emerge in Alabama child hostage rescue

Law enforcement officers were able to see what was going on inside the underground bunker where a 5-year-old boy was held hostage for a week with a camera they somehow slipped into the hideout, a law enforcement official said Tuesday.