Marijuana advocates hope to rise from 'prohibition'

Turn on a television show or open a magazine in the United States today and you're bound to see someone with a drink in hand -- something unthinkable nearly a century ago.

Another West Nile case reported in Bossier Parish

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals continues to detect West Nile cases up to the year's end, with state health officials reporting 11 new cases and one new death this week.

Judge: Governor Jindal’s voucher program cannot continue

Judge Tim Kelley ruled today that Governor Jindal’s school voucher program cannot continue. The ruling came this morning after hearing testimony over the past two days and closing arguments.

Facebook Powerball ticket a phony

A ticket of a fake winning Powerball ticket has been circulating on Facebook since Thursday.

'I knew I had to help,' cop says of charity act gone viral

New York police Officer Larry DePrimo's gift of boots to a barefoot homeless man on a cold November night warmed the hearts of America when a candid photo of the act spread on the Internet.

Man dies in Caddo Parish crash

Thursday afternoon, 34 year old Terrell Brian Weems of Bradley, Arkansas, was driving north on Hwy 3049, when his car ran into a tree.

Authorities seek armed robbery suspects

Authorities are seeking the identities and whereabouts of two men who allegedly robbed a Shreveport business last night.

Stop taking recalled cholesterol drug, FDA advises

  The Food and Drug Administration advised concerned consumers Thursday to stop taking a popular cholesterol drug that may be contaminated with specks of glass if the pills came from one of 41 recalled lots.

Will the winning Powerball ticket holders please step forward?

  The new parlor game gripping two cities a thousand miles apart -- "Who Won the Powerball" -- ramped up Friday amid rumors, speculation and tantalizing clues.