Tsunami Sweeps Away Entire Towns in Chile

When the shaking stopped, Marioli Gatica and her extended family huddled in a circle on the floor of their seaside wooden home in this gritty port town, listening to the radio by a lantern's light.

Troops return to Barksdale from Guam

SHREVEPORT - More than 250 louisiana-based troops are back home after a 5 month deployment overseas. Crowds of Ark-La-Tex families jammed Barksdale Air Force Base to greet the returning soldiers of the 2nd Bomb Wing. The troops had been station

Officials meet to discuss bond and taxes

SHREVEPORT - Caddo Parish ommissioners are meeting today discuss a bond issue set for local elections in May. At stake is a $25 million issue that will be used for local road, park, and building maintenance. Also on the agenda, a move to renew

Chile Minister: Navy Made Mistake on Tsunami

Chile's defense minister said Sunday that the navy made a mistake by not immediately issuing a tsunami warning after a mammoth earthquake, a step that could have helped coastal villagers flee to higher ground sooner.

Tale of Two Quakes: Chile Was Ready, Haiti Wasn't

The earthquake in Chile was far stronger than the one that struck Haiti last month — yet the death toll in this Caribbean nation is magnitudes higher.

Will Dems Walk the Plank?

Obama's threat to push for partisan health bill could force Dems to choose between votes or the president• Obama Shows Testy Side at Summit

Shreveport P.D. hiring new officers

The Shreveport Police Department is looking for a few good men and women. The department is currently taking applications for police officers and jailors. Recruiters were at the Wal-Mart on Bert Kouns Street today. The police deparment says

Pressure Mounts on Rangel

Dem Congressman defies bipartisan calls to resign as head of Ways and Means Committee despite report that found he took corporate-funded trips | SLIDESHOW

N.Y. School Sued for Disbanding Christian Student Club

A 'Christ-centered' legal group has filed a federal lawsuit against a high school in New York, accusing it of religious discrimination after it disbanded a student Christian club while leaving dozens of other clubs active.

SeaWorld Stands by Killer Whale

Two days after a killer whale grabbed the pony tail of his trainer and dragged her into the tank, causing her to drown, SeaWorld officials affirmed the giant orca would not be punished.