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Four children perish in fire, mother arrested

RAYNE, LA — Late Saturday evening State Fire Marshal investigators responded to a residential fire in the community of Rayne which claimed the lives of four children.

Justices to hear Arizona's appeal over controversial immigration law

PHOENIX -- The Supreme Court is poised to decide whether Arizona can enforce its controversial immigration law over the strong objections of the Obama administration. Oral arguments will be held Wednesday.

DOTD Announces “Big Switch” this Weekend on Huey P. Long Bridge in New Orleans

JEFFERSON, La. – Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherri H. LeBas announces the “Big Switch” or traffic shift to move motorists from the old lanes on the Huey P.

Shreveport standoff ends peacefully

A Shreveport man is in police custody following an evening long standoff in Shreveport's Broadmoor neighborhood.

Report: More young women seeking high-paying jobs

According to the Department of Labor Statistics, American women still lag behind their male counterparts when it comes to drawing a paycheck.

Two high school students sent to hospital after eating marijuana cupcakes

BATON ROUGE, LA  — Two high school students were taken to a local hospital for treatment today after they ate cupcakes that were reportedly laced with marijuana.

Local schools celebrate DARE graduations

Caddo Parish fifth-graders at seven local schools will celebrate their successful completion of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program with graduation ceremonies starting on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Obama pushes to keep low student loan rates

WASHINGTON -- President Obama will use his bully pulpit to urge lawmakers to prevent a doubling of interest rates on federally subsidized student loans.

Shreveport woman wakes up to burglar in home; suspect on the loose

Authorities need your help in locating a man wanted for allegedly breaking into a house in southeast Shreveport earlier this week while the homeowner was inside asleep.

Zimmerman to be released on bond; Apologizes to Trayvon Martin's family

CNN — George Zimmerman is to be released on $150,000 bond, a Florida judge ruled Friday.