Officials scheduled to announce cause of West explosion on Thursday

State and federal officials anticipate announcing the results of their joint investigation into what caused the explosion at the West fertilizer plant nearly a month ago.

Daily life at Guantanamo: Hunger strikes, sprays of filth

For the 160-plus inmates at the U.S. prison camp here, each sunrise brings a new day that most would rather starve than endure.

Was Jodi Arias cruel? Jurors deliberate in next phase of murder trial

Jodi Arias sobbed in an Arizona courtroom Wednesday as jurors weighed whether she was cruel when she killed her ex-boyfriend in 2008. Around her, the courtroom was silent for two minutes.

Investigators trying to rescue young victim from U.S. producer of child pornography, location unknown

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is seeking the arrest of an unidentified man for producing child pornography and the rescue of a 7 to 9-year-old victim of sexual exploitation.

VIDEO: Wealthy families using disabled tour guides to skip theme park lines

Wealthy New York families have found a way to skip to the front of the line at Disney World. They hire disabled tour guides. That's according to social researcher, Wednesday Martin.

TX teen bags state's largest alligator

An 18 year-old high school senior, on his first alligator hunt, has bagged the largest alligator to be certified in the State of Texas.

Parents sue South Carolina for surgically turning child into a female

The adoptive parents of a child born with male and female organs say South Carolina mutilated their son by choosing a gender and having his male genitalia surgically removed.

New officers, jailer join BCPD

The Bossier City Police Department’s four newest members joined the ranks today during a swearing in ceremony held at police headquarters.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to hold summer day camps in June and July

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is sponsoring two summer day camps for children 12 to 16 years old at the Waddill Outdoor Education Center in Baton Rouge this summer.

Ft. Hood sexual assault prevention coordinator under investigation for sexual assault

The Army announced on Tuesday that an Army sergeant first class assigned to III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas, is under investigation for pandering, abusive sexual contact, assault and maltreatment of subordinates.