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.

New testing for students requires technology

Louisiana students have been doing well on their statewide LEAP testing. That said, when it comes to nationwide tests, Louisiana students are still ranked near the bottom.

Mugbug Madness kicks off with eating contest

The 30th annual Mudbug Madness festival kicked off Thursday morning at Shreveport's Festival Plaza with a celebrity eating contest featuring KMSS' own Annie Andersen.

Hurricane preparedness tax free weekend

Forecasters with Weather Services International released their first predictions for the 2013 hurricane season estimating 16 named storms, nine hurricanes, and five category 3 or higher intense hurricanes.

Police release surveillance in convenience store robbery

Shreveport Police have released video surveillance of two suspects accused of committing an armed at a local convenience store in west Shreveport Wednesday morning.