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Legendary pianist Van Cliburn diagnosed with bone cancer

Van Cliburn, the classical pianist honored by a New York ticker-tape parade for winning a major Moscow competition in 1958, suffers from advanced bone cancer, his representative said Tuesday.

Bigfoot hoax ends in death, authorities say

A man trying to create a Bigfoot hoax on a highway died after being hit by two cars, officials in Montana said.

Jindal hold Isaac update press conference

Governor Bobby Jindal held a press conference at 11:30 AM at GOHSEP to provide an update on the state’s preparations for Tropical Storm Isaac.

BTR to cancel flights into BR on Tuesday

Currently, all departure flights from the Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) are scheduled to operate today; however, flights into BTR that are scheduled to arrive Tuesday evening (after 7:00 p.m.) have been cancelled.

Caddo Sheriff’s Office prepares to render aid in wake of Hurricane Isaac

Caddo sheriff’s deputies spent Monday readying emergency equipment in the event they are called to assist in south Louisiana, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

Texas Most Wanted Fugitive caught in San Antonio

Eddie Garza Jr., 40, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured in San Antonio. A $5,000 reward will be paid on a tip that helped lead to his arrest.

82-year-old woman tied up, robbed at home

At this hour, Shreveport police are investigating a home invasion on the 1300 block of Ease Street.

Isaac upgraded to category 1 hurricane

Isaac reached hurricane status Tuesday as it closed it on the Gulf Coast, threatening to deluge parts of the region with huge amounts of rain.

DHS: 'expecting minimal amount of evacuuees' in Caddo-Bossier Parishes

The Department of Homeland Security held a press conference Monday at the Homeland Security Office detailing their vital roll in assisting Louisiana with sheltering Tropical Storm Isaac evacuees.

Isaac forces suspension of physical inspections and trailer stamps

Captain Tom Madden, commander of Louisiana State Police Troop G, has suspended the conducting of physical inspections as well as the issuance of trailer stamps by troop personnel until the State Police response to Tropical Storm Isaac is conclu