Leaping into the future

Leap test scores were released by the Louisiana Department of Education this week and one local school is ending the school year on a high note with 16% higher test scores than last year.

LA man accused of incest, cruelty to juveniles captured in TX

A Vinton man was tracked down in Texas after a Grand Jury indicted him for charges related to incest and cruelty to juveniles.

20 bills passed by Louisiana Legislature signed into law

Governor Bobby Jindal has signed the following bills passed by the Legislature into law. These additions make the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 26. HOUSE

VIDEO: TX woman dies, delivers baby, then comes back to life

When a pregnant teacher in Texas collapsed, her coworkers rushed to help. The woman technically died, gave birth, and then was brought back to life. Three month old baby Elayna now weighs a whopping nine pounds.

VIDEO: Gay TX 'Eagle Scout' speaks out new change for Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to allow openly gay youth to become Boy Scouts. More than 60 percent of the group's national council voted "yes" to approve the change.

VIDEO: Gun, drug texts featured in new Trayvon Martin shooting evidence

Items taken from Trayvon Martin's cell phone -- including a text-message discussion of drug use and pictures of a gun and marijuana plants -- are among new details released Thursday by attorneys for the neighborhood watch volunteer accused

Board votes 18-2 to end CSCOPE

The CSCOPE Board has voted 18-2 to end the CSCOPE lesson plans as promised in the letter given to Dan Patrick on Sunday.

2 adopted Utah brothers, 4 and 10, found dead; oldest brother, 15, arrested

A 15-year-old Utah boy was arrested in connection with the slayings of his two younger adopted brothers, ages 4 and 10, who were apparently stabbed to death in their home, authorities said Thursday.

NSU to host water areobics classes in June

A water aerobics class will be offered June 4-28 through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education. The class will be taught from 11 a.m.

Arias trial jury foreman calls decision 'gut-wrenching'

A day after a jury deadlocked on whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to death for the murder of her ex-boyfriend, the jury foreman described the decision process as tense and emotional.