Despite Sandy, Queens family is giving thanks -- together

About this time last year, Kate Rigaut was surrounded by 15 of her closest relatives, heaping turkey, stuffing and two kinds of potatoes onto her plate.

Lawmakers offer helping of holiday thanks with side dish of debt worries

After a heated campaign season, lawmakers expressed gratitude in their Thanksgiving remarks but not without the political undertones of an economy limping back to life and impending fiscal crisis.

Shreveport dog park: fabulously fun or dangerous disaster?

With all the controversy surrounding the proposed Shreveport dog park, has anybody really thought about it from the dog's perspective?

Shared Harvest Community Kitchen preps for Thanksgiving dinner

Shared Harvest Community Kitchen in Bossier City, serves dinner to the needy 4 nights a week, but wanted Thanksgiving to be special for their patrons, so they spent hours on Wednesday preparing for a Thanksgiving feast.

3 arrested in morning robbery

Authorities have arrested three adults and one juvenile accused of robbing a convenience store earlier this morning.

Jesse Jackson Jr. quits Congress, cites health reasons

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress effective Wednesday, citing the need to spend time "restoring my health." Jackson, 47, announced his resignation in a letter sent to House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday.

Baby, van stolen in alleged ETX robbery

An infant has been recovered safely after a van was stolen from a Gilmer gas station Wednesday afternoon. According to the Gilmer Police Department, the vehicle was taken at the Texaco store on Highway 271 at around 12:30 p.m.

13 killed over weekend highlights importance of holiday travel safety

The holidays are here and there is anticipation in the air as families gather to celebrate across Louisiana. Your plans may involve a fall vacation or maybe you will stay home and get your Christmas shopping done early.

Addicts struggle to fight alcohol dependency in Louisiana's 'drinking culture'

November is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, and here in Louisiana, those trying to stay sober said it's a lot tougher than other places in the country due to our “party culture.”

Thanksgiving facts by the numbers

1.5 -- The number of pounds of turkey the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line recommends per guest so that you have plenty left over for sandwiches.