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.

Caddo house fire victims climb through windows to survive

Emergency crews were called to a large house fire Wednesday morning in southern Caddo Parish. The blaze broke out shortly after 6 p.m. on Barron Road in Keithville.

Tanning salon makes 1.5 ton donation to the Food Bank of NW Louisiana

Today's Tanning started collecting cans in all of their locations, and Tuesday morning they brought a huge donation to the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana.

North Shreveport man arrested on 28 counts of child pornography

Sexual predators are out in the area, looking for children to victimize, but after an arrest Monday night, there is one less alleged child predator on the streets.

Hostess liquidation likely as mediation fails

Hostess Brands said Tuesday evening that a last-ditch mediation session with its bakers' union over a new contract imposed in bankruptcy court had failed, bringing the company closer to liquidation.

DPS encourages Texans to plan ahead for safe Thanksgiving travel

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Thanksgiving travelers to focus on driving safely during the long holiday weekend to keep our roads safe for everyone.