PepsiCo drops Lil Wayne over Emmett Till lyric in rap song

PepsiCo is ending its relationship with rapper Lil Wayne over what the company calls an "offensive reference to a revered civil rights icon" -- 14-year-old Emmett Till, who was killed nearly 60 years ago.

Second autopsy awaits Boston bombing suspect

For nearly two weeks, Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body lay unclaimed at the Boston medical examiner's office. A funeral home now has the remains and a quest is underway to find him a resting place in Massachusetts.

Special needs girl is voted prom queen

Prom night is a big deal for many high school students but it's extra special for one special needs student in Kentucky. Her classmates voted her prom queen and gave her an unforgettable night.

Weather improves, but California wildfire still threatens 4,000 homes

Firefighters and homeowners were anxiously awaiting to learn Saturday whether the emergence of cool ocean breezes and possible rain will weaken a Los Angeles-area wildlfire that has burned 28,000 acres in two days and now threatens 4,000 homes.

2016 watch: Biden, Cruz headline events in South Carolina

While the countdown to the next presidential election has already begun with talk of potential contenders, it felt like the 2016 drumroll picked up a little more speed Friday night in South Carolina.

Three men arrested for throwing rocks onto I-49

Three male juveniles face charges after being found throwing objects onto a stretch of Interstate 49 near Southeast Shreveport yesterday.

Suspect in shooting is now in jail

A man wanted in connection with a shooting that seriously injured a Shreveport woman is now in police custody after surrendering to authorities yesterday evening.

World's top five fishing holidays

Silently huddled on the water's edge, waiting hours on end for a hint of action, may not be everyone's idea of a pleasurable pastime. But the joy of fishing -- much like its catch -- comes in many shapes and sizes.

Gun control in crosshairs at NRA convention

Within minutes of the National Rifle Association's opening forum at their annual meeting this weekend, the group's leaders went after gun control proposals and advocates who sought to expand tougher firearm laws following the deadly New

The ponies at Harrah's Lousiana Downs bring more than just fun

Racing season kicked off Friday afternoon at Harrah's Louisiana Downs, and even a cold opening day couldn't keep fans, and their wallets away.