Addicts struggle to fight alcohol dependency in Louisiana's 'drinking culture'

November is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, and here in Louisiana, those trying to stay sober said it's a lot tougher than other places in the country due to our “party culture.”

Thanksgiving facts by the numbers

1.5 -- The number of pounds of turkey the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line recommends per guest so that you have plenty left over for sandwiches.

Caddo house fire victims climb through windows to survive

Emergency crews were called to a large house fire Wednesday morning in southern Caddo Parish. The blaze broke out shortly after 6 p.m. on Barron Road in Keithville.

Tanning salon makes 1.5 ton donation to the Food Bank of NW Louisiana

Today's Tanning started collecting cans in all of their locations, and Tuesday morning they brought a huge donation to the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana.

North Shreveport man arrested on 28 counts of child pornography

Sexual predators are out in the area, looking for children to victimize, but after an arrest Monday night, there is one less alleged child predator on the streets.

Hostess liquidation likely as mediation fails

Hostess Brands said Tuesday evening that a last-ditch mediation session with its bakers' union over a new contract imposed in bankruptcy court had failed, bringing the company closer to liquidation.

DPS encourages Texans to plan ahead for safe Thanksgiving travel

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Thanksgiving travelers to focus on driving safely during the long holiday weekend to keep our roads safe for everyone.

Accused bandit charged with additional Oil City robbery

An accused bandit already in police custody is being charged with an additional robbery after detectives linked him to a November 2 crime.

Former LSU women’s tennis coach files suit against university

Long-time LSU Head Women’s Tennis Coach Tony Minnis has filed a lawsuit against the university. In May, LSU announced it would not renew Minnis’s contract with the university.

UPDATE: Missing girl found in ETX, mother arrested

UPDATE (Tuesday, November 20th, 2:15pm): Savannah Hurley, 11,  has been located in Trinity County, according to Trinity County Sheriff officials.