Alert neighbor saves Bossier City home

Fire officials are investigating a blaze that damaged one home in Bossier City this afternoon.

Alleged bar bandits linked to other local robberies

Two Shreveport men have been accused of robbing a local bar earlier this month, along with a handful of other heists.

Man pulls bag of crack from near his rectum at traffic stop, arrested

The Eunice Police Department received information that Fredrick Stevens, 28, was selling crack cocaine from his vehicle.

Bossier City offices closing for Thanksgiving holiday

The City of Bossier City administrative offices, including the City Council office, will be closed Thursday, November 22, 2012 and Friday, November 23, 2012 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Man charged with abusing his 84-year-old grandmother

A 32-year-old Vivian man was arrested for abusing his 84-year-old grandmother.

Appeals court strikes down Michigan's affirmative action ban

A federal appeals court on Thursday narrowly struck down Michigan's 6-year-old ban on considering race and gender in college admissions, a ruling that the state intends to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ft. Polk changes command

Brig. Gen. William B. Hickman is the new commander of the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) and Fort Polk following a change of command ceremony Nov. 15 on Fort Polk's Headquarters Field.

Texas launches new campaign to reduce infant deaths

The Texas Department of State Health Services has launched its Someday Starts Now campaign aimed at reducing the number of infant deaths and preterm births by promoting healthy lifestyles for people who may someday decide to have a baby.

UPDATE: 2 fatalities confirmed in oil rig explosion, no oil leaking into Gulf

GRAND ISLE, LA — UPDATE (12:03)According to a news release from Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, work was being done on the platform which caused the explosion and fire Friday morning around 9:15 am. The rig is a production facility.

FDA investigates deaths preliminarily linked to energy shots

  Thirteen deaths have been reported to the Food and Drug Administration as "adverse events" after the consumption of the dietary supplement 5-hour ENERGY, according to an FDA statement.