Louisiana ranks fifth for business-friendly environment

It's National Small Business Week and cities across the country are encouraging people to "Shop Small." For local residents, that means supporting thousands of small businesses across the Ark-La-Tex.

Bride who faked cancer ordered repay donors

A New York woman who pretended to have terminal cancer to pay for an extravagant wedding and honeymoon has been ordered to give back thousands of dollars she received from sympathetic donors.

East Texas college employees terminated by email

Almost all employment at Lon Morris College has been terminated.

North Carolina pastor's plan to 'get rid of' gays goes viral

Video of a North Carolina pastor preaching that gays and lesbians should be rounded up inside an electric fence is going viral on the Internet, two weeks after North Carolina passed a con

Shreveport police seek shoooting suspect

Police detectives have issued an arrest warrant for the suspect they believe shot a local man during an attempted robbery earlier this month in west Shreveport.

Elm Grove teen seriously injured in ATV crash

An ATV crash seriously injured a teenager from Elm Grove yesterday evening.

Bossier City offices to close on Memorial Day

The City of Bossier City administrative offices, including offices for City Council and City Court will be closed Monday, May 28, 2012 in observance of Memorial Day.

Area schools to accept voucher students

Tuesday marked the first day of applications for Louisiana's school voucher program, which allows lower-income students to attend private or parochial schools, with their tuition financed with tax revenue.

Passenger's implant claim triggers flight diversion

A passenger who claimed to have a device surgically implanted inside her spurred authorities to divert a North Carolina-bound jetliner to Maine on Tuesday, federal officials said.

Continued support for search efforts to find missing Lafayette cyclist

LAFAYETTE, LA — All it will take is one key piece of evidence to give investigators a clue as to what happened to cause Mickey Shunick to go missing.