Funeral arrangements planned for Caddo Commissioner Joyce Bowman

A public funeral has been planned for late Caddo Commissioner Joyce Bowman after she passed away Sunday morning.

Shreveport family raising money to give their son a chance to be cured

Local educators, Mary Margaret and Daron Lusk, want their youngest son to be able to do all of the things 3 year olds are generally doing; but for Tiser, that's not a possibility at the moment.

WANTED: Three men accused of stealing $1m of copper wire

Three men are wanted for allegedly stealing $1 million worth of copper wire from a drilling company. Officials say they managed to get away with the crime 6 times already.

Fighting for decent water

Residents in Haughton’s Oak Haven community have been without working water since last Friday and now the water is back on but residents say the issue is now water pressure.

VIDEO: Maryland train derails, causes explosion

A truck was involved in Tuesday's freight train derailment in Rosedale, Maryland, and a resulting hazardous-materials situation is prompting the evacuation of a half-mile area, according to a Baltimore County police official who declined to

NSU students help incoming freshmen with college life transition

Twenty-one Northwestern State University students will help incoming students transition to college life by serving as freshman connectors in NSU’s Freshman Connection program.

Memorial Day weekend sees increase in fatal crashes across Louisiana

During the 2013 Memorial Day weekend, the Louisiana State Police investigated 6 fatal crashes resulting in 8 deaths. This is up from last year’s 4 fatal crashes resulting in 4 deaths last Memorial Day weekend.

Mother of 4 arrested for leaving children alone in ‘deplorable’ home

A deputy described the conditions of a home in Monroe as “the worst he has seen any person living in, especially children.” The mother responsible for raising her four children in these conditions was arrested after she was located

Louisiana serviceman dies in Afghanistan

NBC33 has confirmed a Louisiana serviceman has died overseas. Chris Drake, 20, died in Afghanistan. His family is on their way to Delaware to retrieve his body.

Purple Heart returned to soldier's family 70 years after death

A Purple Heart that has been missing for years has finally been returned to a Wisconsin family. The soldier who earned it, Otto Trapp, died 70 years ago.