7 million students brace for surge in loan rates

On July 1, the interest rates on student loans subsidized by Uncle Sam will most likely double to 6.8%. Congress and the White House agree that something should be done to prevent that. They don't agree on what.

Severe weather threatens Plains state again

Another round of severe weather is likely to threaten America's heartland on Tuesday -- a day after one person was injured and around 70 trailers were damaged in Springfield, Illinois, when straight line winds of up to 80 mph whipped the ar

Bombing, shooting rock Iraq

A bombing and a shooting left eight dead in Iraq Tuesday, the latest violence in a country beset by sectarian and political tension.

Some unhappy with Biomedical regarding LSU hospital management

In March, Biomedical Research Foundation began speaking with the LSU Board of Supervisors about managing LSU Hospital in Shreveport and also EA Conway in Monroe, leaving hospital employees on edge.

Caddo commissioner Joyce Bowman passes away

After a much publicized battle with cancer, Caddo Commissioner Joyce Bowman passed away Saturday around 9am. At the time of her passing, she was at home surrounded by her family.

Man accused of killing elderly couple, sexually assaulting 2-year-old in Alaska

man is accused of breaking into an Anchorage, Alaska, home over the weekend, sexually assaulting an elderly woman, killing her and her husband, and sexually assaulting the couple's 2-year-old great-granddaughter before fleeing the scene in

Man charged with killing 6-month-old Chicago girl

A career criminal has been charged in the March killing of a 6-month-old Chicago girl, the city's police superintendent said Monday at a news conference.

Honoring Sailors

Navy veterans spent their Memorial Day today honoring fallen soldiers. Members from Branch 98 of the Fleet Reserve Association held a special tolling of the bells ceremony at Caddo Lake today.

Red Cross looking for volunteers

Hurricane season is approaching and The Northwest Louisiana Chapter of the Red Cross is currently looking for volunteers, especially those who are advanced in the field of health care.

VIDEO: Newborn baby saved from sewage pipe

Firefighters in east China's Zhejiang Province rescued a newborn infant from sewage pipe on Saturday afternoon.