Shreveport company sued for HIV discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against Famous Chicken of Shreveport in Longview, Texas, for allegedly declining to hire an applicant who was HIV-positive.

Brain amoeba found in tests of water supply where boy died in Louisiana

Tests of a Louisiana parish's water supply confirmed the presence of a rare brain-eating amoeba blamed for last month's death of a 4-year-old boy.

3 more cases of West Nile confirmed in Louisiana

The number of confirmed West Nile cases in Louisiana continues to rise weekly. In the latest report from the Depertment of Health and Hospitals, three more people have contracted the virus.

Car slams into school bus head-on; 1 critically injured

One person was taken to a local hospital Friday morning after their car slammed into a school bus in southwest Shreveport. The accident occurred near the intersection of Mansfield Road and Jewella Avenue at around 7:30 a.m.

Dog Park Alliance fundraising to help with costs

Red Mango and Raising Canes on Youree Drive in Shreveport devoted today to the dogs; and the Shreveport Dog Park Alliance. The restaurants donated 20% and 15% respectively, of sales to the alliance.

Racing to give a toddler a normal life

3 year old Tiser Lusk was born with severe jaundice, which led to kernicterus, a condition that has left him with very little muscle control, making it hard for him to have the life that other toddlers take for granted.

Centenary College's Meadows Museum and Barkdale AFB team up for a new exhibit

The Meadows Museum of Art, Centenary College of Louisiana, will hold an art exhibit, "Air Force Art of the Atomic Age, Sept. 13-30 at the museum on the Centenary campus.

Texas Giant rollercoaster set to reopen

The Texas Giant roller coaster is set to reopen this weekend, nearly two months after a woman plunged to her death on the ride.

Pennsylvania judge orders clerk to obey same-sex marriage ban

A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday ordered a suburban Philadelphia county clerk to comply with the state's same-sex marriage ban and stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.

Moss Bluff man distributes nude videos of victim, charged with extortion

A man has been placed behind bars after he threatened a victim that he would distribute nude videos of her, then actually did distribute the aforementioned videos.