China to ease one-child policy, abolish labor camps, report says

After months of hints, China announced Friday it will relax its decades-long one-child policy and abolish labor camps in an effort to improve human rights, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Talking Trash Again

Almost 4 months have passed and 2014 is fastly approaching, so is the litter problem in Shreveport getting any better. Dorothy Farnell with the Department of Property Standards seems to think it is headed in the right direction.

SPD receives funding from LA Highway Safety Commission

The Shreveport Police Department recently received funding through a grant program offered through the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.

Baylor picks up Briles for an additional 10 years

The Baylor Bears have reeled in their head football coach, Art Briles, for another 10 years.

Study shows 32% of workers with college degrees never found job related to major

According to a new study from Carreerbuilder, nearly 47 percent of those with college degrees said their first job out of college was unrelated to their major.

DHH urges everyone to get a flu shot before the holidays

Today, the Department of Health and Hospitals officially kicked off its annual "Fight the Flu" campaign urging Louisianians in every corner of the state to get a flu vaccination.

2 hospitalized after being exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide

The Bossier City Fire Department took two people to a local hospital this morning after they were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside a home.

Pipeline explodes in small Central Texas town, roads closed

A gas pipeline has exploded in the small Central Texas town of Milford, which is about 50 miles south of Dallas.

Libbey Inc. announces $20 million investment at Shreveport manufacturing site

Libbey Inc. executive Dan Ibele announced the company will invest $20 million in Libbey’s Shreveport manufacturing site, bringing new technology and a new research and development component to its operations.

Lockheed Martin to cut 4,000 jobs

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs and closing four plants, blaming a decline in U.S. government spending for the layoffs.