Slidell man claims $1 million Powerball prize

Slidell resident David Hebert remembers telling a news crew outside of his local Winn Dixie store that he did not purchase the $1 million ticket sold there during last week’s record Powerball drawing. Lucky for him, his wife did.

1 hospitalized in overnight Shreveport shooting

A local man was hospitalized from injuries sustained Monday morning following a shooting the previous night in west Shreveport.

Shreveport police exchange gunfire with man during foot chase

A Shreveport man has been arrested following a Saturday morning shooting involving police officer.

Gingrich 2016 Run

His 2012 presidential bid ended in defeat during the primaries, but that may not have been the last of candidate Newt Gingrich.

Afghanistan Taliban Rescue

An elite U.S. special forces team rescued an American doctor who had been abducted in Afghanistan, but lost one of their own members in the mission, officials said.

California Police Student Shooting

Campus police at California State University San Bernardino shot and killed a graduate student following an altercation Saturday night, authorities said.

Nigeria Kidnapping

The mother of Nigeria's finance minister was kidnapped Sunday, sparking a "massive manhunt" for her captors, officials said.

American Airlines Pilots

Pilots at American Airlines overwhelming approved a labor deal with the bankrupt carrier, a move that could lead to the airline emerging from bankruptcy and possibly merging with US Airways.

Venezuela Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who had surgery in 2011 to remove a cancerous tumor, announced late Saturday that he will undergo a new operation after doctors recently detected malignant cells.

House Committee Reassignments

Three Republican lawmakers who say they were removed from committee assignments without explanation fired off a letter to House Speaker John Boehner on Friday demanding answers.