Independence Bowl renews SEC ties

The AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl will renew its ties with the Southeastern Conference, according to local Independence Bowl officials.

Governor Jindal signs law expanding in-state tuition eligibility for military

BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today to expand eligibility for members of the military to receive in-state tuition at Louisiana colleges and universities. The legislation – HB 435 by Rep.

Texas teen wanted for murder of 15-year-old

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in finding a woman wanted in connection with the March 17 murder of a teenager in Ennis (Ellis County).

Governor Jindal signs laws to enhance ethics enforcement

BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal signed three bills today to enhance the state’s system for administering and enforcing ethics rules and campaign finance laws.

Same-sex ceremony on Louisiana Army post draws fire

A same-sex ceremony between an enlisted woman and a civilian woman on a U.S. Army post last month drew protests from lawmakers Thursday.

Texas Gun range offers kids' birthday parties

LEWISVILLE, TX --- A new gun range being built in Texas has set its target on kids. The 24-lane indoor firing range is under construction in Lewisville.

UTEP student falls into Colorado River, declared missing

MOAB, UT — A student from The University of Texas at El Paso is missing after he fell into the Colorado River at the Gold Bar recreation area near Moab, Utah, on Wednesday afternoon.

Man tries to kill himself, girlfriend by driving into Cross Lake

Caddo Parish authorities have arrested a man for trying to murder his girlfriend after he intentionally drove his vehicle into Cross Lake.

Texarkana man sentenced for drugs, guns found in home

TEXARKANA, Texas - A 40-year-old Texarkana, Texas, man has been sentenced to federal prison for firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Cousin finds Shreveport woman dead in her home; police suspect foul play

Shreveport police are investigating a homicide where a woman was found dead in her home by family members. Officials were called to the scene, located in the 200 block of Rex Street, around 8:02 p.m.