Couple charged with 27 counts of animal cruelty for condition of home; children removed by state

A couple’s compassion for stray animals created a dangerous and toxic environment for their two children, as well as the animals they were hoping to save.

Court rejects federal government’s 'ludicrous' emergency rule on Red Snapper fishing

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement after a federal district judge overturned a federal emergency rule that attempted to punish certain states – Texas, Louisiana and Florida - by shortening the red snapper re

Caddo Parish man arrested for stealing car at knifepoint

Caddo Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man for stealing an elderly woman’s car at knifepoint over the weekend.

FBI releases 2012 preliminary annual crime stats

According to the FBI's Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report, released today, the nation experienced a 1.2 percent increase in the number of violent crimes and a 0.8 percent decline in the number of property crimes in 2012 when compared w

VIDEO: Police dog puts paw on officer's casket during emotional farewell

There was a somber farewell in Kentucky last week for the police officer killed in an ambush.

Michael Douglas says 'oral sex' possible cause of his throat cancer

Michael Douglas' publicist is backing away from a report about what caused the actor's throat cancer. "The Guardian" newspaper reports that in an interview Douglas revealed

Authorities launch probe in death of Shreveport woman

Authorities with the Shreveport Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit are seeking information relative to a woman whose body was discovered near a west Shreveport business over the weekend.

Judge rules on Ft. Hood shooter's motion to represent himself

In the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, Judge Col. Tara Osborn heard testimony by Army physician Maj.

Ford Motor Co. recalling 465,000 Fords, Lincolns due to fuel leak

Ford Motor is recalling 465,000 2013 vehicles because a fuel leak could lead to a fire. The models include the Ford Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Interceptor Utility and Interceptor Sedan, and the Lincoln MKS, MKT and MKZ.

Police: Evidence in killing of fmr. TX beauty queen points to ex-priest

All evidence pointed police to one conclusion: A priest had killed a beautiful 25-year-old schoolteacher.