5 things to know for your New Day

Welcome to the Thursday edition of "5 Things to Know for Your New Day."  1. ZIMMERMAN POST-TRIAL Growing fallout:

I Love the Ark-La-Tex: bass fishing on the Red

I know that here in the Ark-La-Tex, one of the most relaxing ways to spend a day in fishing on the Red River, but I was baffled as to why I hadn't tried it out. Not that I had ever tried any type of fishing before....

Fight over television leads to shooting

A 21 year old man is recovering at the hospital after being shot in the chest. Just after noon Wednesday, the DeSoto Parish 911 dispatch received a call from a man saying he had shot another.

UPDATE: Missing Bossier City girl found unharmed Thursday morning

UPDATE: (7/18/2013): Makeba Marie Walton, 14, of Bossier City was located unharmed in Shreveport Thursday morning.  

New chief architect has been named at the office of State Fire Marshal

A new chief architect has been named at the office of State Fire Marshal. Lawrence "Joe" Delaune has been selected as the new Chief Architect for the office of Louisiana State Fire Marshal today.

Body of missing Louisiana 6-year-old found in garbage can

Louisiana authorities said Tuesday they found the body of a missing 6-year-old girl, stabbed and stuffed in a trash can down the street from her home.

Boston bomber covers Rolling Stone Magazine

The cover of Rolling Stone magazine is usually reserved for rock stars, actors and other celebrities, but the August 3rd edition features someone who isn't infamous and there's already a social media backlash.

EXIT SANDMAN: Riviera wins MVP in final ASG appearance

In one-of-a-kind fashion, the New York Yankees 18-year veteran closer, Mariano Riviera, took to the field in the eight inning of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday night at Citi Field.

Victim gets hit with bar stool after refusing sexual advancement; suspect arrested

A 41-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly hit someone with a bar stool after they declined his sexual advances.

LSU professor featured in volume on prison issues about criminal justice system

The United States incarcerates a higher percentage of its adult population than any other nation. Presently, more than one in 100 Americans over the age of 18 are imprisoned. In Louisiana, the figure is one in 86.