NHTSA announces final rule requiring seat belts on new motorcoaches

The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today issued a final rule requiring lap and shoulder seat belts for each passenger and driver seat on new motorcoaches and other large buses.

Local bookkeeper arrested for embezzlement

A Blanchard woman who was employed as a bookkeeper at EMDUB Productions was arrested Wednesday for embezzling from the company, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

Deck the halls with holiday themed programming on FOX

’Tis the season for FOX holiday programming, and this year’s new and returning Thanksgiving and holiday favorites are sure to bring a little more joy to the world.

Renowned psychic, bestselling author Sylvia Browne dies at 77

Renowned psychic Sylvia Browne -- a leader in the paranormal world who appeared regularly on television and radio and also wrote dozens of top-selling books -- died Wednesday in a northern California hospital, according to her website.

Monterey, LA man arrested for illegally killing a black bear

A Monterey man turned himself into the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 18 for allegedly illegally killing a Louisiana Black Bear.

Hewitt named state committee chair

Ashlee Hewitt, assistant director of recruiting for high school relations at Northwestern State University, was recently selected as recruiting services committee chair for the Louisiana Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Offic

LA agents injured while attempting to apprehend suspect

As part of a cooperative effort law enforcement officers from The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, Denham Springs Police and the Louisiana State Police attempted to make contact with a suspect early

Palmer attends NAGC meeting

In culmination of Northwestern State University’s ADVANCE Program for Young Scholars’ 25th anniversary, Assistant Director Harriette Palmer attended the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) convention held in Indianapolis

Fewer people traveling for Thanksgiving

Fewer people are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday this year.

'Disgusted' Alex Rodriguez leaves hearing, says he's done with 'farce'

New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez walked out of an arbitration hearing into his record-setting 211-game suspension on Wednesday after learning Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig would not testify, saying later that he's done