Shreveport-Bossier City ranks dead last in economic growth, BR in top 100

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently released new data on the economic growth in metropolitan areas for 2012. The numbers shine a light on positive and negative movement for some Louisiana cities.

National Child Passenger Safety Week Saturday events around Louisiana

Louisiana State Police and the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will be conducting Child Safety Seat Check events across Louisiana this Saturday, September 21.

Raising a family on three minimum wage jobs

Here's what it takes to raise a family on three minimum wage jobs. Five days a week, Dejun Jackson wakes at 4:30 to get to the Chicago Chick-fil-A in time to start his shift at 5:45.

New iPhones draw lines around the world

The annual holiday for Apple fans is here. The new iPhones went on sale in the U.S., China and seven other countries Friday, and throngs of people lined up around the world to be among the first to snag one.

BrdsNBz: New Mexico teens can text sex questions to hotline

It's like sexting, but with benefits. New Mexico teens have an alternative to their parents when it comes to sexual health questions. And it comes in a form they're familiar with: text messaging.

3-year-old boy among 13 injured in shooting at Chicago park

A mass shooting at a Chicago park left a 3-year-old boy in critical condition and returned the spotlight to gun violence in the city with the nation's highest number of homicides.

LSU brings in one of its largest freshman classes; overall enrollment at 29,865

Once again, LSU has brought in one of the largest freshman classes in the university’s history.

Baton Rouge SNAP recipients worry about losing benefits

House lawmakers passed a bill Thursday that would cut food stamp programs by billions across the country.

LSU Rural Life Museum expands; Burden Museum and Gardens

If you like the LSU Rural Life Museum, you're going love it even more now. The Burden family donated even more land to make the attraction bigger and better than ever.