Texas executes 500th inmate since 1976

Kimberly McCarthy on Wednesday evening became the 500th prisoner executed in Texas since 1976, when the death penalty was reinstated in the state, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

I Love the Ark-La-Tex: Southern Maid Donuts Mansfield Rd.

I love donuts, but I've always been on the front side of the donut shop. So when Southern Maid Donuts at 9359 Mansfield Road in Shreveport invited me in for a behind the scenes look, I was more than ready to get my donut on.

UPDATE: Fourth suspect arrested in vandalism spree

UPDATE (1:47 p.m.): Detectives with the BCPD Property Crimes Unit have arrested a fourth suspect in last weekend’s vandalism spree in south Bossier City.

Camp of hope

Shriners Hospital has been hosting a week long summer camp for pre-teen girls with spina bifida.

Church offering free health screenings

More than 26 million Americans have kidney disease, but most don't realize it. One in three Americans are at risk for kidney disease due to high blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney disease.

GOV. PERRY: Special Session to begin July 1

Gov. Rick Perry today announced a Special Session of the Texas Legislature will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, July 1.

New LSU President talks financial problems, unifying all campuses

Freshmen aren't the only ones learning about life at LSU – the new president of the school is as well. F. King Alexander met with a group of incoming freshmen during their orientation session today.

Texas Senator, Robert Nichols, releases statement for failing to address SJR 2 bill

Republican Texas Senator Robert Nichols released a statement on the failure to address the SJR 2 bill.

Texas most wanted fugitive arrested in California

A Texas Most Wanted fugitive has been arrested in California. Ricco Leo Torres, 33, is a top 10 Texas Most Wanted Fugitive and Barrio Azteca gang member. He is now in custody after being arrested on Tuesday in California.

One vehicle wreck leaves on dead Tuesday night in DeSoto Parish

A driver not wearing a seatbelt was killed Tuesday night in DeSoto Parish.