Statement from Texas plant owner regarding explosion

Donald Adair, lifelong resident of the community of West, Texas and owner of Adair Grain Inc., today issued the following statement:

How to help the community of West, Texas

For anyone asking questions about how to donate or help West, Texas after the fertilizer explosion.

2nd suspect in Boston explosions captured

UPDATE: Authorities have reported the second suspect in the Boston attacks is alive and in police custody. We will have more details shortly.

Restaurant closes after 38 years

Opened in 1975, Panos Diner served its last meal Friday.

2013 National crime victims' rights week

According to a National Crime Victimization Survey, more than 50 percent of violent crimes were not reported to police in 2006-2010.

Childrens' author visits Bossier School

The students and faculty at Bellaire Elementary School in Bossier have been eagerly anticipating a visit and today they got it. Best-selling children’s author Jan Brett spent the day with students to encourage reading.

Boston bombing suspect tweeted 'stay safe'

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev has tweeted since the Boston Marathon bombings on what two friends of his tell CNN is his Twitter account.

Pelicans left stranded after oil continues to destroy marsh lands after BP oil spill

Plaquemines Parish, La (NBC33) — Plaquemines Parish officials are fighting to save coastal islands along the Gulf as the three year anniversary of the Deep Water Horizon oilrig explosion draws near.

Boy Scouts proposing to allow gay youth but not gay adults

In February, the Boy Scouts of America embarked on the most comprehensive listening exercise in its history to consider the impact of potential changes to its membership standards policy on the organization and gather perspectives from inside a