As oil falls, Middle East stocks tank

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Oil rich nations in the Middle East are talking tough when it comes to plunging oil. They claim they can hold out even if crude oil falls as low as $40.

Plantation Park Elementary students spread Christmas cheer to the elderly

Students from Plantation Park Elementary School spent Monday morning sending season greetings to those oftentimes forgotten.  "I love it and they remind me of when my children was little," said Ethel Wynn.  

10 Sandy Hook families sue Bushmaster

Parents of 9 children killed at the mass shooting in Sandy Hook Elementary School, along with one teacher who survived, are suing the businesses behind the Bushmaster rifle, which was used in the massacre.

Gonzales man arrested on 31 counts of child pornography

A joint law enforcement effort has led to the arrest of a Gonzales man on 31 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Elderly man tasered during Texas traffic stop

At 76-years-old, Pete Vasquez stands just five-feet-five-inches tall and weighs a slight 145 pounds. Now he is at the center of a police dash cam video that is causing outrage in Victoria, Texas.

Russia heading for crash as ruble plummets

 LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Russia's economy is crashing and its currency appears to be in free fall. The ruble plunged by about 12% Monday, meaning it's lost nearly 50% against the dollar this year.

Sony hack sends stock down 10% in past week

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Good news for Sony executives.

Bossier City man arrested for molesting a family member

Caddo Sheriff’s detectives have arrested 38-year-old James Hardy Pitman for molestation of a juvenile, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Sony hackers: ask nicely and we'll offer mercy

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The Sony hacking saga continues.

DWI checkpoint in Bossier Parish results in 4 arrests

The Bossier Parish Sheriff Office conducted a sobriety checkpoint late Friday evening in the 5600 block of Barksdale Blvd. Bossier City Police Department and Louisiana State Police also assisted.