Pet Insurance: Worth the cost?

It's no secret that pet ownership is expensive, an average of $60 a month per pet, according to the Census. Even in tough times, though, people are still willing to shell out for Fido and Fluffy.

Soft drinks: Public enemy No 1. in obesity fight?

Pushing her meal cart into the hospital room, a research assistant hands out tall glasses of reddish-pink liquid, along with a gentle warning: "Remember, you guys have to finish all your Kool-Aid."

Tiger Stadium expansion could happen this fall

Baton Rouge, La  — The Tiger Stadium expansion could begin as early as this fall if the LSU Board of Supervisors approves a proposal at their next meeting next Friday.

Shreveport resident arrested for Texas crimes

A man wanted by Nacogdoches Police for failure to register as a sex offender for over four years has been apprehended by the US Marshal Service in Shreveport, Louisiana.

UPDATE: Suspect caught in Shelby County triple shooting

Cleveland — Liberty County officials confirm Bobby Grubbs was arrested by Montgomery County authorities at the intersection of U.S. Highway 59 and State Highway 105.

Data show most firearms recovered at Mexican crime scenes originate in U.S.

WASHINGTON --- Nearly 70% of guns recovered from Mexican criminal activity during the past five years and traced by the U.S.

WEB EXTRA: Human trafficking explained

BATON ROUGE, La — Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. That's according to a number of different people who fight it every day right here in Baton Rouge.

Class of 2012 looks to uncertain job market

As the class of 2012 prepares to graduate, it's facing some pretty bleak statistics.

Plates for Providence helps homeless families

A local charity is giving you the chance to eat out and give back all at the same time. "Plates for Providence" kicks off Monday at restaurants around the Shreveport-Bossier area.

UPDATE: I-20 eastbound lanes back open following crash

The crash has been cleared and lanes have re-opened.