NSU partners with StraighterLine

Northwestern State University has partnered with an education company that makes transferring earned credit easier for online students.

Chimp Haven celebrates NIH's reducing use of chimps in research

Chimp Haven learned today that National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr.

Former New England Patriot Hernandez charged with murder

Authorities charged former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with first-degree murder on Wednesday, hours after police arrested him and the NFL team that once gave him a $40 million contract dropped him from its roster.

After historic court rulings, what's next for gay rights movement?

For some people, Wednesday was a day to celebrate. Thursday, they get back to work.

Texas executes 500th inmate since 1976

Kimberly McCarthy on Wednesday evening became the 500th prisoner executed in Texas since 1976, when the death penalty was reinstated in the state, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

I Love the Ark-La-Tex: Southern Maid Donuts Mansfield Rd.

I love donuts, but I've always been on the front side of the donut shop. So when Southern Maid Donuts at 9359 Mansfield Road in Shreveport invited me in for a behind the scenes look, I was more than ready to get my donut on.

UPDATE: Fourth suspect arrested in vandalism spree

UPDATE (1:47 p.m.): Detectives with the BCPD Property Crimes Unit have arrested a fourth suspect in last weekend’s vandalism spree in south Bossier City.

Camp of hope

Shriners Hospital has been hosting a week long summer camp for pre-teen girls with spina bifida.

Church offering free health screenings

More than 26 million Americans have kidney disease, but most don't realize it. One in three Americans are at risk for kidney disease due to high blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney disease.

GOV. PERRY: Special Session to begin July 1

Gov. Rick Perry today announced a Special Session of the Texas Legislature will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, July 1.