'Dont' let this be you' scheduled for June 18

The Caddo Sheriff’s Office and Judge Scott Crichton will present “Don’t Let This Be You,” a program for teens illustrating the serious legal consequences of criminal behavior.

TX boy receives backlash for Nat'l Anthem performance at NBA Finals

10-year-old Sebastien De La Cruz was a hit tuesday night as he sang the national anthem at the NBA Finals. But, he has since faced internet backlash with people making comments about his race.

Official who inspected collapsed Philadelphia building kills self

The inspector of a downtown building that collapsed last week has killed himself, city officials said Thursday.

Chemical plant explosion in St. Gabriel Parish

A “shelter in place” is in effect surrounding the Williams Olefins plant after an explosion. Residents are being asked to stay inside their homes with doors and windows closed.

Grambling State awarded $1.7-million federal grant to aid STEM scholars

Grambling State University has been awarded a $1.7 million, five-year grant by the National Institutes of Health to provide graduate degree opportunities to under-represented honors students.

LA State Police Troop A alerting drivers to use alternate routes

The Louisiana State Police Troop A is alerting citizens that LA 30 at LA 74, LA 30 at LA 73, LA 74 at LA 3115 and LA 75 at LA 3115 are all closed due to a Haz-Mat Incident.

Second session of Freshman Connection set for June 20-21

Northwestern State University will hold the second session of its freshman orientation program Freshman Connection June 20-21.

Above the law: America's worst charities

Editor's note: CNN has partnered with the Tampa Bay Times and the Center for Investigative Reporting to showcase the results of their year-long investigation to identify America's worst charities.

NSU education grads rated 'Effective'

First and second year classroom teachers who earned degrees from Northwestern State University’s Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development were rated as effective as veteran public school teachers and other new teachers statewid

It's a Noah's Ark at fairgrounds as Colorado blaze looms

A county fairground northeast of Colorado's Black Forest Fire is looking like a Noah's Ark Thursday with animals rescued from raging wildfires.