Syrian opposition chief, Russian minister meet, state news agency reports

The leader of the Syrian opposition met Saturday with the foreign minister of Russia, a longtime ally of the government that rebels hope to topple.

Mayors Against Illegal Guns to air Super Bowl ad

Michael Bloomberg's effort to reduce gun violence is headed for the Super Bowl.

Warm temps are near, Punxsutawney Phil predicts

If you were hoping to be done with winter, Punxsutawney Phil had some good news for you -- spring is on the way.

Krewe of Centaur's Mardi Gras Parade set to roll Saturday

The Krewe of Centaur’s Mardi Gras Parade is all set to roll out at 4:30 p.m.

LSU Board approves $4.3 million contract for Les Miles

The LSU Board of Supervisors has approved the contract extension of LSU head football coach Les Miles. He will now gain an annual salary of $4.3 million for the next seven years.

DOTD to hold public meeting

DOTD will host a public meeting to present roadway safety improvements on La. 511 (East 70th) from La. 523 (Line Avenue) to Fern Avenue.

Barksdale Air Force Base turns 80

Barksdale Air Force Base, which is named in honor of Lieutenant Eugene Hoy Barksdale celebrated its eightieth anniversary today.

Former first dog dies after battle with cancer

Former President George W. Bush's dog Barney died after battling with lymphoma. Barney was 12 years old. Mr. Bush released this statement below:

Gunman robs Shreveport business at gunpoint

Shreveport Police investigators are asking the public for help in identifying a gunman who robbed a business on Thursday. At about 12:55 p.m., the bandit entered Easy Money Loans, located at 7013 Pines Road, and robbed the store.