Louisiana police department's positive posting goes viral

Headlines about the most negative aspects of life seem to saturate daily discussions.

Pentagon expected to expand benefits to same-sex spouses

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is expected to announce this week that same-sex spouses of service members will be granted some benefits that they had been denied until now, according to an Obama administration official.

Details emerge in Alabama child hostage rescue

Law enforcement officers were able to see what was going on inside the underground bunker where a 5-year-old boy was held hostage for a week with a camera they somehow slipped into the hideout, a law enforcement official said Tuesday.

1 killed in fatal Pointe Coupee Parish bus crash

One person has died after a wreck involving a school bus Tuesday morning.

Shreveport man linked to crime spree

A Shreveport man is behind bars, accused of breaking into several homes throughout the city.

WARNING GRAPHIC: ETX mother sends pictures of bloody knife under child's throat to relatives

EDITOR'S NOTE: The children's names and relatives' names are being withheld to protect their well being. This story may not be suitable for all audiences, due to its graphic nature.

Dreams! Drama! Desperation! It's Hollywood week on American Idol!

Hollywood Rounds Begin with the Guys’ Performances Wednesday, February 6; Girls Battle It Out Starting Wednesday, February 13; Top 40 Semifinalists Announced Thursday, February 14

Shreveport-Barksdale bridge to close this weekend for Gemini parade

The Bossier City Police Department will close the westbound lanes of traffic of Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge in Bossier City beginning at approximately 3:30 p.m. this Saturday, February 9, 2013 for the Krewe of Gemini parade.

An asteroid is coming, and scientists are excited. Fear not, Earth is safe

Look out for Asteroid 2012 DA14. It is heading toward Earth at 17,450 miles per hour, according to NASA, and the tug of our planet's gravitational field will cause it to accelerate when it gets here.

Police: Man accused of killing ex-SEAL said he had PTSD, was hurting

Eddie Ray Routh was crying, shirtless, shoeless and smelling of alcohol when police caught up with him walking the streets of his hometown of Lancaster, Texas.