10 states to boost minimum wage

Nearly 1 million minimum-wage workers in 10 states will get a pay boost come New Year's Day.

University 'banishes' words for 2013

Dear 2012, now that you're gone, please take these lame words with you: trending, spoiler alert, bucket list, superfood, guru and job creators. Oh yeah, and don't forget yolo.

Fireworks fly high despite weather

Fireworks are part of America’s tradition and with New years approaching firework stands across the city are seeing booming sales even with the bad weather.  

Bossier bridge to be replaced

Residents in Bossier City will have something to be thankful for 2013 but in return could soon see some major detours in the area.

2012's top political stories historic and hysterical

Picking the top 10 moments of an election year is like finding your favorite grain of sand on the beach -- there is an impossible number of possibilities.

Kid Friendly New Year's Eve Party

New Year's Eve isn't generally thought of as a kid friendly holiday, but Sci-Port's event today changed that. They decided to hold a New Year's Eve celebration at noon instead of midnight, so kids of all ages could attend.

Over the limit, under arrest

With LSU playing Monday night, and New Year's Eve festivities, Louisiana State Police know drinking in inevitable, but they are demanding that people be responsible about it.

Last checks go out for 2 million jobless

Some 2.1 million jobless Americans are receiving their last federal unemployment checks this week if Congress doesn't extend the deadline to file for extended benefits.

Hillary Clinton hospitalized after doctors discover blood clot

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized Sunday after doctors discovered a blood clot during a follow-up exam related to a concussion she suffered this month, her spokesman said.

Kim Kardashian pregnant with Kanye's baby

he Twitterverse exploded early Monday after everyone's favorite bad-boy rapper Kanye West announced that his girlfriend, the famous-for-being-famous Kim Kardashian, was pregnant.