Lawsuit against Paula Deen dismissed

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against celebrity chef, Paula Deen. It is not known if there was a settlement in the case.

BREAKING: Hasan court-martial reconvening over questions of unanimous verdict

As of 1:45 p.m., the court-martial of Army Maj.

Notary public prep class to start Thursday

A notary exam prep course will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Thursday, Aug. 29. The class will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:30 p.m.

BREAKING: Hasan found guilty on all counts, will face death penalty

A military jury has reached a verdict in the case of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged with 13 counts of murder and 32 counts of attempted murder in the November 5, 2009, shooting rampage at Fort Hood.

Teen arrested for allegedly beating 88-year-old WWII veteran to death

A juvenile has been arrested by Spokane police in connection with the beating death of an 88-year-old World War II veteran this week, police said Friday.

Texas' Gov. Rick Perry issued statement on Dept. of Justice Lawsuits

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing the state of Texas over new laws that require registered voters to present proper government issued identification prior to entering voting booths.

Fall classes start Monday at NSU

Fall classes begin Monday, August 26, at Northwestern State University. Regular registration is available through Sunday, August 25, and late registration is available on August  26 – September 4..

Suspect wanted for conspiracy to murder 2 FL judges captured in Bossier City

A suspect wanted in Florida on state criminal charges, including conspiracy to commit murder of two judges,was captured Thursday night at a local hotel.

DCFS awarded more than $8 million in child support enforcement incentives

The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services' (DCFS) continued efforts to improve child support collections have been rewarded with more than $8 million as part of a federal Child Support Enforcement Incentive award.

911 caller: Oklahoma killing may be gang-related

As an Oklahoma town comes to grips with the apparent senseless killing of an Australian baseball player on their streets, one man is offering a possible motive.