Dollar coin advocates renew push to replace dollar bill

 People who want to replace the flimsy dollar bill with a sturdier metal coin are pushing their cause again.

Amanda Bynes' parents seek conservatorship

Amanda Bynes' parents are taking legal steps to obtain conservatorship of the troubled 27-year-old actress's finances.

FDA warns one brand of vitamin B supplement contains dangerous steroids

 Federal regulators warned consumers to avoid one brand of vitamin B dietary supplement because it contains potentially harmful anabolic steroids.

Man armed with bat and knife attempts to rob a gun store -- he fails

As the saying goes, don't bring a knife to a gun fight. Or, in this case, don't try to hold up a gun store with a baseball bat and a knife.

Soldier returns from Afghanistan to learn his beloved dog is gone

A purebred yellow Labrador retriever, Oakley likes to run, swim and get into most everything -- "whether it's trouble or not," his owner 1st Lt. Brandon Harker affectionately says.

West EMS students graduate

A new class of emergency medical technicians have graduated in West, Texas, the site of April's deadly fertilizer plant explosion.

7 killed in Florida hostage standoff

A gunman killed six people overnight at a Florida apartment complex before police shot him dead following a shootout, authorities said early Saturday.

Some still wary about LSU privatization

When Biomedical Research Foundation first announced they were planning to manage LSU Hospital in Shreveport, many were nervous what that would mean for the area's only public hospital.

First ever Central ARTSTATION Artists' Retreat

The Shreveport Regional Arts Council and the Northwest Louisiana Artists will host an Artists’ Retreat to discuss the plans for Shreveport Common: the 9-block uncommon cultural community in downtown Shreveport.

Preserving Shreveport's history

A demolition project has overshadowed shotgun houses on Peabody Street located in Shreveport for years. Local resident Kelly Rich is looking change that.