Deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses rise sharply among women

"Prescription painkiller deaths have skyrocketed in women (6,600 in 2010), four times as many as died from cocaine and heroin combined,” said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H.

Aaron James new interim AD at Grambling State University

Aaron James, 60, a 2012 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame member and a member of the Grambling Legends Sports Hall of Fame, is assuming the role of interim athletics director at Grambling State University, effective Monday.

Shreveport PD releases 4th of July advisories

As we head into the Fourth of July holiday, the Shreveport Police Department would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone about our city ordinances governing the use of fireworks.

Scrapbooking class set for July 9

Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a course on basic scrapbooking beginning Tuesday, July 9.

Entergy: 'If someone demands payment, hang up the phone'

There have been multiple reports of a scam targeting Entergy customers in Louisiana.

Trooper presence increase expected for Fourth of July weekend

Louisiana State Police will have an increased number of Troopers on patrol this week and throughout the fourth of July holiday.

Memorial ceremony to be held honoring fallen Arizona firefighters

A memorial ceremony is scheduled to honor Arizona Firefighters.

Give blood for free food

Lifeshare Blood Centers along with the Eldorado Casino is hosting a blood drive this week.

Arson suspected at apartment complex

Homer authorities are searching for a person they believe is responsible for a minor fire at an apartment complex in Claiborne Parish.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Police shoot man threatening to stab little girl

Imagine going shopping with your children at a local supermarket and then suddenly having your child plucked right out of the shopping cart and held hostage. That's exactly what dramatic video of a deadly stand-off shows.