Grambling State awarded $1.7-million federal grant to aid STEM scholars

Grambling State University has been awarded a $1.7 million, five-year grant by the National Institutes of Health to provide graduate degree opportunities to under-represented honors students.

LA State Police Troop A alerting drivers to use alternate routes

The Louisiana State Police Troop A is alerting citizens that LA 30 at LA 74, LA 30 at LA 73, LA 74 at LA 3115 and LA 75 at LA 3115 are all closed due to a Haz-Mat Incident.

Second session of Freshman Connection set for June 20-21

Northwestern State University will hold the second session of its freshman orientation program Freshman Connection June 20-21.

Above the law: America's worst charities

Editor's note: CNN has partnered with the Tampa Bay Times and the Center for Investigative Reporting to showcase the results of their year-long investigation to identify America's worst charities.

NSU education grads rated 'Effective'

First and second year classroom teachers who earned degrees from Northwestern State University’s Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development were rated as effective as veteran public school teachers and other new teachers statewid

It's a Noah's Ark at fairgrounds as Colorado blaze looms

A county fairground northeast of Colorado's Black Forest Fire is looking like a Noah's Ark Thursday with animals rescued from raging wildfires.

Joyce Bowman's son to take over district 5

A new face will represent district five residents in Caddo Parish at Government Plaza.

I Love the Ark-La-Tex: Crater of Diamonds State Park

Murfeesboro, AR (KMSS) — Just like Marilyn Monroe said, "Diamonds are a girl's best friend." Maybe not every girl, but I know one girl who was more than willing to pick up some new best friends on a trip up to Crater of Diam

Police officer in hot water for parking in handicapped spot

Sunday evening, Julie Garrett Mills and her husband decided to head to Superior Grill in Shreveport for a bite to eat, but when they arrived they were taken aback when they saw a Shreveport Police Patrol car taking a handicap spot.

LHSAA sets Prep Classic football schedule

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) announced last week at its annual summer meeting that it will play four additional state championships for a total of nine state football championships in 2013.