Camp Minden evacuations to be lifted Friday

Louisiana state officials have announced evacuation orders for the area surrounding camp Minden will be lifted at noon on Friday.

Louisiana musicians rack up nominations for 2013 Grammy Awards

From the streets of New Orleans to Acadiana Cajun roots, Louisiana is represented well in the nomination list for the 2013 list of Grammy Awards.

ETX deputy, wife allegedly fail to report sexual assaults of 3 children

A Smith County deputy and his wife were booked into jail in late November for allegedly failing to report sexual assaults involving three different children.

Fire officials investigate overnight blaze

The Bossier City Fire Department is investigating an overnight fire that destroyed a vacant house.

Bossier Parish Community college to hold fall Honor Society induction

The Alpha Rho Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society at Bossier Parish Community College announces its fall 2012 members.

Sen. Jim DeMint will step down from Senate

Republican Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina will resign from his Senate seat as of Dec. 31 to take over as head of the Heritage Foundation, his office announced Thursday.

Longtime Texas congressman Jack Brooks dead at 89

  Jack Brooks, a former U.S. congressman from Texas, died Tuesday night in Beaumont Baptist Hospital after a sudden illness, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

Pot smokers enter legal limbo in Washington, Colorado

  A legal haze descends on Washington state pot smokers Thursday, when possession of up to an ounce of marijuana by adults becomes legal, but growing and selling it remains a crime.

Fiscal cliff could bring paycheck scramble

  The longer Congress waits to avoid the fiscal cliff, the more complicated it will be for businesses to figure out how much to pay workers early next year.

Some M6 black powder will remain outside

The process of moving all of the illegally stored explosives at Camp Minden has been one hurdle after another for Louisiana State Police.