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Quitman man killed in collision with tree

An elderly Quitman resident has died following a one-vehicle wreck on LA Highway 147 Tuesday evening.

Two students arrested for brining loaded gun on middle school campus

Two students from a Baton Rouge middle school were arrested today for allegedly bringing a loaded gun to school.

Student caught with gun at ETX elementary school

Longview officials are investigating why an elementary student was caught with a gun on school grounds Tuesday.

Student threatens ‘doomsday’ shooting at Louisiana high school

A Belle Chase student threatened to shoot up his school and kill a teacher. He told classmates he planned to do it on Friday, Dec. 21 because, he said, that’s the day the world is supposed to come to an end.

Three state employees fired, charged for abuse of autistic teen

Three employees have been fired from a state-run special needs home. They’ve been accused and charged with abusing an autistic teen.

Amber Alert issued for Texas infant

Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a missing 11-month-old infant from San Antonio. Jonathan Jose Guillen, Jr., is believed to have been taken by Jonathan Guillen, Sr., early Thursday morning.

78 school districts not compliant with safety measures, says Texas official

In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today urged school districts across Texas to review their safety plans and implored districts that have not submitted their school safety plans to make doing so

Ted Cruz congratulates Scott on South Carolina Senate appointment

U.S. Sen.-elect Ted Cruz (R-TX) issued the following statement:

Century old Louisiana church destroyed in early morning fire

A century old church located in Bogalusa went up in flames over the weekend. The three-alarm blaze completely destroyed the building.

Ft. Hood soldier killed in gunfire exchange with patrol officers

A Fort Hood soldier is dead after exchanging gunfire with a patrol unit near Kouma Lake Friday morning. At 3:20 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to reports of a suspected vehicle in the Kouma Lake area.