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25,400 kids hurt annually from falling furniture, almost 300 killed

A TV on top of a wooden stand; sounds innocent enough, right? Maybe not. The United States Product Safety Commission says when they’re kids in the house, televisions on stands can easily tip.

Louisiana school bus law places limitations on bus stops

Come August, school bus drivers will no longer be allowed to pick up and drop off students where they would have to cross over traffic lanes. 

LA scam artist swindles people nationwide, dubbed 'Bernie Madoff of Baton Rouge'

A Baton Rouge area scam artist says he's responsible for bilking half a million dollars from his victims.

Drawn hunt applications now open in Texas

Texas Parks and Wildlife is now taking applications for 2014-2015 drawn hunt applications.

Shreveport man killed in East Texas wreck over weekend

A Shreveport man was killed early Sunday morning after his vehicle went head-on into a tree in Longview. The accident happened just before 1:45 a.m. in the 2700 block of McCann road.

Shreveport man accused of killing driver during taxi cab robbery

A Shreveport man will be charged with murder upon his release from a local hospital. He is accused of being the gunman in a weekend shooting.

Fire damages north Shreveport home

The Shreveport Fire Department responded to the 400 block of Mayfair Dr. shortly after 3 p.m. to a reported house fire. Fire crews arrived on scene to heavy smoke and flames coming from the attic.

Sportspectrum firecracker 5k run draws thousands

Over 3000 runners came out to the Sportspectrum Firecracker 5k run as they celebrate their 30th anniversary.

Ark-La-Tex Most Wanted

47 year old Timothy James Nelson of Hosston is wanted for RS 14:67.9, Theft of Oil and Gas Equipment. Nelson stole a piece of equipment used in the oil and gas industry and sold it as scrap metal. His bond is $2,500.00

Paraglider rescued from trees in Morris County

Emergency crews are responded to a man stuck in a tree in Lone Star Thursday night.