5 myths (and one fact) about Lent

Starting on Ash Wednesday, more than 1 billion Christians around the world will enter the season of Lent, a time of solemn spiritual preparation for Easter, the culmination of the church's calendar.

Missing Shreveport man located safely

A Shreveport man who is said to have walked away from his home earlier this month has been located.

3 killed, 1 injured in fatal DeSoto Parish train wreck

According to the DeSoto Parish Coroner's Office, on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 35-year-old Herbert Barras III of Charenton, LA, died around 2:10 a.m. as a result of his injuries from Monday's fatal crash.

Bat Fan's Birthday: Batman Surprises Hospice Patient For Birthday

Altus Hospice in Dallas made patient Jeffrey's birthday party a blast after a surprise visit from Batman! Jeffrey suffers from Hunter's Disease, a terminal genetic disorder, that has a life expectancy of 7 to 15 years old.

U.S. allows armed drone sales to allies

The United States will begin allowing sales of armed drones to friendly foreign countries, allowing allies to widen their arsenals with a tool increasingly used by the American military.

Shreveport maid accused of stealing $27,000 in jewelry

Caddo Parish authorities announced the arrest of a woman who allegedly stole $27,000 in jewelry from her employer.

Texas Game Warden notes: Man runs over deer for "free meat"

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports.   Duck, Duck, Goose

Former elementary school principal accused of running heroin drug ring

A former elementary school principal in Missouri is wanted as part of a heroin ring. Police say 33-year-old Joshua Foust will face heroin possession with intent to deliver charges.

Local star quarterback announces college choice

Calvary Baptist Academy quarterback Shea Patterson is going to Ole Miss. Patterson, one of the top players in the country, made the announcement Tuesday during a news conference.

Texas 4-year-old attacked by pit bull while at playground

A Houston mother wants to make sure no other parent has to watch their child be attacked by a dog. It happened to her four-year-old daughter and it wasn't a stray dog. Someone let the dog run free.